AEM 2500 Lec20 Travel Cost 101310 addendum

AEM 2500 Lec20 Travel Cost 101310 addendum - Effect of...

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The Effect of Acidification Damages on the Economic alue of the Adirondack Fishery to New York Anglers” Value of the Adirondack Fishery to New York Anglers (Mullen and Menz, 1985) “According to recent counts, the Adirondack region contains 2,877 individual kes and ponds encompassing some 282 154 surface acres with an lakes and ponds encompassing some 282,154 surface acres, with an additional 31,805 miles of streams”. – More than 3/4 open to public fishing at no charge. – Potential outdoor recreational experience for 55 mil. – Acidification first reported in 1976, with 52% having a pH less than 5 and 90% of these devoid of fish life. onducted a travel cost survey of visitation “before” acid rain problem (43% Conducted a travel cost survey of visitation before acid rain problem (43% response, or 11,087 anglers). Conceptualized trip demand (angler visits) as a function of travel cost, other rices, environmental quality, and socioeconomic variables. prices, environmental quality, and socioeconomic variables. Loss to anglers from acidification damage is approximated by shifting the
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