Accession Number : ADA292654

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging: Economic Valuation of Wetlands.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Henderson, Jim E. ; Lawrence, Larry R.

PDF Url : ADA292654

Report Date : NOV 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This technical note summarizes the principles and major issues for the economic valuation of wetlands. The valuation information presented here is intended to support the biological assessment of wetland functions and values as set out in the Wetland Evaluation Technique (WET). Subsequent technical notes will present economic valuation methods for specific wetland services, e.g., commercial fisheries. (AN)

Descriptors :   *ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, *WETLANDS, COMMERCE, NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, GROUND WATER, ECOSYSTEMS, FISHERIES, WILDLIFE, DREDGING, WATER SUPPLIES.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE