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Valuing Ecosystem Services
The Economists' Voice (2006)
  • Edward B Barbier, University of Wyoming
  • Geoffrey M Heal, Columbia University
Abstract

Edward Barbier and Geoffrey Heal explain an emerging field aimed at valuing ecosystems, whose purpose is to help policy makers decide things like how best to get New York clean water or the role that expanded wetlands might play in limiting storm damage in New Orleans.

Keywords
  • ecological economics,
  • ecosystem services,
  • natural capital,
  • valuation
Disciplines
Publication Date
February, 2006
Citation Information
Edward B Barbier and Geoffrey M Heal. "Valuing Ecosystem Services" The Economists' Voice Vol. 3 Iss. 3 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/edward_barbier/2/