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The Economic Value of Wetlands: Wetlands' Role in Flood Protection in Western Washington

 
Publication number Date Published
97-100October 1997
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Author(s) Thomas M. Leschine, Katharine F. Wellman, Thomas H. Green
Description This report suggests that economic valuation of wetlands' flood protection services can provide a strong rationale for Western Washington communities to protect their remaining wetlands.
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Keywords floodplain management, wetland, wetlands, flood
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