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Economic valuation of river systems

Economic valuation of river systems

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham .
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    Subjects:
  • Stream restoration -- Economic aspects -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Case studies.,
  • Rivers -- Economic aspects -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Case studies.,
  • Sustainable development -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Case studies.,
  • Contingent valuation -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Case studies.,
  • Watershed management -- Economic aspects -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Fred J. Hitzhusen.
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesNew horizons in environmental economics
    ContributionsHitzhusen, Fredrick J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH76.5.G72 E26 2007, QH76.5.G72 ECO
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22768907M
    ISBN 109781845426347

    Economic valuation plays a central role in the application of BCA, since BCA requires an estimate of the benefits and costs of each alternative using a common method (economic valuation) and metric (dollars) so that the two can be compared. THE SOCIO‐ECONOMIC VALUE OF RIVERS ‐DISCUSSION Kirsty Beckett, Australia –Rio Tinto and Water Johnny Sundstrom, USA ‐Economic impacts of restoration on communities Ian Varley, Australia ‐Potential savings from improved river operations in NSW.

    how ecosystems function. All of this suggests that, while valuation is an important and valuable tool for good policy-making, it should be seen as only one of the inputs in decision-making. xv At the same time, the use of ecosystem services as a framework for valuation presents An introductory guide to valuing ecosystem servicesMissing: river systems. The Amazon rainforest is very important to the South American economy. The Manaus region has a great electronics industry with brands like Sony, Panasonic and others. This is a result of Brazilian economic policies towards the Amazon region in the seventies. The goods produced there are exported to all South American countries and the Brazilian domestic demand. Another important economic.

    While having many positive impacts, a tremendous economic performance and rapid industrial expansion over the last decades in the Philippines has had negative effects that have resulted in unfavorable hydrological and ecological changes in most urban river systems and has created environmental problems. Usually, these effects would not be part of a systematic assessment of urban . the handbook for management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems in river and lake basins march


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The book applies benefit–cost analysis and a wide array of non-market and distribution economic valuation methods in ecologic context to determine the pay-off and distribution impacts of various infrastructure and water quality improvements to eight river systems in the Great Lakes region of the US.

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River ecosystem services are largely flows of services that for a stable river system, change stochastically around a central tendency. The standard economic approach to such long-term valuation problems is to use a discount rate to express a time series of effects as an equivalent present value. F.J.

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drainage, river discharge, channel flow, and transportation mediums. Water supply: While the flow and cycling of water also influences the water supply, this function. Economic valuation of water resource stocks can, therefore: Support estimation of the contribution of water resources to the overall wealth of the nation.

Water resources are economic assets according to the System of National Accounts (SNA). Water valuation: Business case study summaries 3 1. Anglo American Cost analysis for operational sustainability Anglo American, with the assistance of ERM, used a cost-based approach to unlock financial value relating to the integration of safety and sustainability issues within Anglo’s asset optimization program.

The aim. distinguish between benefit and value, because benefits implicate the value of ecosystem services and the valuation of the benefits is the target of environmental or ecological economics.

For the valuation of the benefits contributed by ecosystem services the concept of total economic value plays a. River ecosystems (riverscapes) encompass ecological, social, and economic processes (ecosystem functions) that interconnect organisms (ecosystem structure), including humans, over some time period.

The ecosystem boundaries are permeable with respect to energy and materials flux; therefore, even large systems are influenced by external events such as global climate change, pollution, national. The Guidelines focus on the economic valuation of this social, non-market value in order to support the WFD objective of achieving good ecological and chemical status of water bodies in river.

UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT – Vol. I - Economic Valuation of Water - Peter Philips Rogers, Ramesh Bhatia and Annette Huber ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Figure 1. General Principles for Cost of Water O&M Cost: These costs are associated with the daily running of the supply system.

Typical costs include purchased raw water. Economic valuation of river restoration: An analysis of the valuation literature and its uses in decision-making Author: Bergstrom, John C., Loomis, John B.

Source: Water resources and economics v pp. ISSN: Subject. the area of land that is drained by a river system. stream load.

the materials other than the water that are carried by a stream. discharge. the volume of water a river transports over a given amount of time. gradient. the measure of the change in elevation over a certain distance.

meander.Economic Valuation of Natural Resources is not a textbook but a guide for policy makers and managers regarding how to assess and understand the economic value of the coastal resources for which they are stewards.

We hope it will receive wide distribution and use.value of artificial wetlands, the fragmentation of the whole wetland system (river basin) into a series of smaller wetland units may lead to an economic over or under valuation of one separate unit against the whole system.