In making decisions about human activities, such as draining a wetland for a housing development, it is essential to consider both the value of the development and the value of the ecosystem services that could be lost. This report identifies methods for assigning economic value to ecosystem services even for the intangible ones.


Committee on Assessing and Valuing the the Services of Aquatic and Related Terrestrial Ecosystems, National Research Council

EAN: 9780309093187
ISBN: 030909318X
Untertitel: Toward Better Environmental Decision-Making. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: National Academies Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 290 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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