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Value

£33.075 per hectare per year

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Year2009
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Description
This is the estimated value of carbon sequestration provided by wetland ecosystems and relates to the ecosystem service: Climate. This valuation is specific to United Kingdom.
This valuation was extracted from The TEEB Valuation Database – a searchable database of 1310 estimates of monetary values of ecosystem services. Foundation for Sustainable Development, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Available at: http://www.fsd.nl/downloadattachment/80763/87522/TEEB%20database%20and%20Final%20report.zip
This valuation was calculated for Alkborough Flats, North Lincolnshire, UK. This valuation was calculated using the Benefit Transfer method. From EFTEC (2007)
References
Everard, M. (2009) Using science to create a better place: ecosystem services case studies. Better regulation science programme. Environment Agency.

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