Methods And Techniques For Quantifying The Value Of Ecosystem Services
To quantify ecosystem services several methods have been developed, that succeed to address almost the entire range of ecosystems’ benefits for human. Using these methods has gained popularity in both developed and developing countries. However, most of studies focus on the U.S., UK and Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, and Finland). In addition, the economic approach to global ecosystem services is poor, the assessment proposed by Costanza et al. (1997), despite the many criticisms of methodological rigor, is still the most important point of reference. For Romania, the assessment of ecosystem services is at the beginning, but we can speak about a growing interest to conduct such studies.
Volume (Year): 61 (2013)
Issue (Month): 5 (June)
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: 16 Libertatii Avenue, Sector 5, Bucureşti, Code 70542|
Phone: 004 021 336 2691
Fax: 004 021 3124873
Web page: http://www.revistadestatistica.ro
More information through EDIRC
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Boyd, James & Banzhaf, Spencer, 2007. "What are ecosystem services? The need for standardized environmental accounting units," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(2-3), pages 616-626, August.
- Nijkamp, Peter & Vindigni, Gabriella & Nunes, Paulo A.L.D., 2008. "Economic valuation of biodiversity: A comparative study," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 217-231, September.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rsr:journl:v:61:y:2013:i:5:p:29-44. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Adrian Visoiu)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.