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Title: Study on the economic benefits of marine protected area : estimation of tourism benefits of a UK marine reserve
Author: Chae, Dong-Ryul
ISNI:       0000 0004 2673 3149
Awarding Body: University of Portsmouth
Current Institution: University of Portsmouth
Date of Award: 2009
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Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are specially designated zones of the sea that are designed to restore marine ecosystem to the original state by excluding all detrimental human activities. MPAs have been proposed in many countries as a means ot conserving parts ot me marine environment and at the same time, jvims can also result in economic benefits to .0 recreational users of the marine environment. Under the background, the main purposes of this thesis are to estimate economic benefit of recreational visitors derived from a case study MPA by using non-market valuation technique and to review tourism in MPAs under the tourism economics point of view.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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