Valuation of functions of the Wadden Area
Authors: Henk Folmer, Anne van der Veen, C. Martijn van der Heide
This position paper is explores ways to employ valuation methods to assess the impacts of alternative policy decisions on the functions of the Wadden Area. Based on this rationale, this paper aims to bring an ecological-economic perspective on the benefits of the Wadden Area. It highlights key issues involved in the notion and application of monetary valuation methods for valuing the (ecological) functions of the area.