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Valuing Ecosystem Services Methodological Issues and Case Studies

By: KN Ninan(Editor), Robert Costanza(Foreword By)
427 pages, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Edward Elgar
Valuing Ecosystem Services
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  • Valuing Ecosystem Services ISBN: 9781781955154 Hardback Aug 2014 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services is critical to promoting human welfare and sustainable development. Valuing Ecosystem Services: Methodological Issues And Case Studies presents the latest research on valuing ecosystem services and case studies by leading experts from around the world. This thought-provoking book draws together prominent international authorities to discuss the key methodological issues and challenges in valuing ecosystem services. Covering a cross-section of ecosystems and services in different sites, countries and regions, and presenting state of the art valuation of forest and coastal ecosystems and pollination services, the collection presents essential case studies that value ecosystem services and experiences with operationalising valuation into policy. Providing a unique blueprint for moving the science and practice of ecosystem services valuation forward, this timely book will be of special interest to academics, policy makers and professionals working in ecological economics, natural resources, forestry and conservation.


1. Introduction

2. Economic Analysis for Ecosystem Service Assessments
      Ian Bateman, Georgina M. Mace, Carlo Fezzi, Giles Atkinson, R. Kerry Turner
3. Valuing Ecosystem Services Using Benefit Transfer: Separating Credible and Incredible Approaches
      John Loomis, Leslie Richardson, Timm Kroeger, Frank Casey
4. Contingent Valuation Responses and Hypothetical Bias
      Essam Yassin Mohammed
5. Stated Preferences for Tropical Wildlife Conservation among Distant Beneficiaries: Charisma, Endemism, Scope and Substitution Effects
      Sian Morse-Jones, Ian J. Bateman, Andreas Kontoleon, Silvia Ferrini, Neil Burgess, R. Kerry Turner
6. Space Matters: Exploring Problematic Spatial Issues in the Valuation of Ecosystem Services
      Paul C. Sutton
7. Valuing Pollination Services: A Comparison of Approaches
      Dana Marie Bauer
8. Limited Local Values and Uncertain Global Risks in Ecosystem Service Conservation: An Example from Pollinating Services
      R. David Simpson

9. Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services – What we know and what we don’t
      K.N. Ninan, Makoto Inoue
10. Conserving Forest Wildlife and Other Ecosystem Services: Opportunity Costs and the Valuation of Alternative Logging Regimes
      Clem Tisdell
11. Valuing Forest Ecosystem Services – Case Study of a Forest Reserve in Japan
      K.N. Ninan, Makoto Inoue
12. Value after the Volcano: Economic Valuation of Montserrat’s Centre Hills
      Pieter van Beukering, Luke Brander and Desirée Immerzeel
13. The Economic Value of Ecosystem Services from Agricultural and Rural Landscapes in Japan
      Kentaro Yoshida
14. Characterizing Urban Ecosystem Services: Integrating the Biophysical and Social Dimensions of Human Dominated Landscapes
      Vivek Shandas, J. Alan Yeakley, Elise Granek, David Ervin, Veronica Dujon, Heejun Chang
15. The Benefits of Coastal Recreation of Europe’s Seas: An Application of Meta-Analytical Value Transfer and GIS
      Andrea Ghermandi, Paulo A.L.D. Nunes
16. Fishery Enhancement and Coastal Protection Services Provided by Two Restored Gulf of Mexico Oyster Reefs
      Timm Kroeger, Greg Guannel

17. Harvesting the Financial Value of Coastal “Blue” Carbon
      Linwood Pendleton, Brian C. Murray, David Gordon, David Cooley, Tibor Verg
18. Exploring Demand for Tree Planting in a Payment for Environmental Services Project in Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
      Rohit Jindal, John Kerr
19. The Role of Ecosystem Service Payments in Achieving Conservation Goals – Attitudes Among Farm Operators
      Randall Kramer, Aaron Jenkins, Adriane Lesser


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By: KN Ninan(Editor), Robert Costanza(Foreword By)
427 pages, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Edward Elgar
Media reviews

"This book is a compendium of some of the latest work on valuing ecosystem services, including a range of case studies. These studies begin to address some of the many limitations and caveats clearly noted in the 1997 Nature paper. It will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in this topic and for moving the science and practice of ecosystem services forward."
– Robert Costanza, The Australian National University, Australia

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