Examples

Gascoigne, W.R., Hoag, D., Koontz, L., B.A., Shaffer, T.L., Gleason, R.A., 2011. Valuing ecosystem and economic services across land-use scenarios in the Prairie Pothole Region of the Dakotas, USA. Ecological Economics 70, 1715-1725

Using value transfer methods, this study monetizes the economic value of carbon sequestration, reduced sedimentation, and waterfowl production across various land-use scenarios in the Prairie Pothole Region of North and South Dakota. 

Loomis, J., 2006. Estimating recreation and existence values of sea otter expansion in California using benefit transfer. Coastal Management 34(4), 387-404.

This study uses a point estimate benefit transfer and a meta-regression function transfer to quantify  the economic benefits, including tourism and existence values, associated with the expansion of  sea otter populations along the Santa Barbara coast.

 

Richardson, L., Keefe, K., Huber, C., Racevskis, L., Reynolds, G., Thourot, S., and Miller, I., 2014. Assessing the value of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) in Everglades restoration: an ecosystem service approach. Ecological Economics 107, 366-277.

Conducted for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, this study uses benefit transfer methods to quantify the economic value of ecosystem services that could be affected by restoration activities in South Florida’s Everglades.