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DEGRADATION – DAMAGE BASED METHODS

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Definition:
Damage based methods for valuing degradation answer the question: “What is the value of damages suffered due to the impacts of actual degradation of the environment on health, etc?”.

They derive estimates from the impact of e.g. actual residual generation.

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 2.182.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Monday, July 04, 2005

Last updated on Wednesday, November 30, 2005