A Manual for Conducting Natural Resource Damage Assessment: The Role of Economics
Prepared for: Division of Economics;
Fish and Wildlife Service; 
U.S. Department of the Interior

Prepared by: Robert E. Unsworth and Timothy B. Petersen; 
Industrial Economics, Incorporated; 
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Preface and Table of Contents
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Executive Summary
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1. Introduction
PDF 746 k
2. The Damage Assessment Process
PDF 1.2 M
3. Restoration Costing
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4. Primary Methods for Compensable Value Determination
PDF 1.6 M
5. Secondary Methods for Natural Resource Valuation: Benefit Transfer 
PDF 1.7 M
6. The Role of Time in Natural Resource Damage Assessment
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7. Addressing Uncertainty and Data Limitations in Damage Assessment
PDF 424 k
Appendix A: Abbreviations and Glossary of Terms
PDF 230 k
Appendix B: Annotated Bibliography
PDF 916 k
Appendix C: Sample Format for Economic Damage Assessment Document
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