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Socioeconomic Value of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Delaware

@inproceedings{Kauffman2011SocioeconomicVO,
  title={Socioeconomic Value of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Delaware},
  author={G. Kauffman},
  year={2011}
}
The Chesapeake Bay watershed in Delaware: (1) contributes over $2 billion in annual economic activity from water quality, water supply, ecotourism, recreation, agriculture, forest, open space, and navigation benefits, (2) provides annual ecosystem value of natural goods and services of $3.4 billion ($2010) with a net present value (NPV) of $109.6 billion over a perpetual life time, and (3) is directly/indirectly responsible for 47,000 jobs with $1.2 billion in annual salaries. Delaware occupies… Expand

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