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Developing an Approach to Monitoring the Health and Well-Being Benefits of Visits to Scotland’s Forests

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Research topic

Valuing mental health benefits of forests

This research examines approaches to valuation of the mental health benefits of forests and proposes how monetary valuation of these benefits can be developed further. It examines metrics to quantify mental health impacts, methodologies to value changes in these and potential for incorporating associated values into natural capital accounting

Status: Completed


  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
  • Land reclamation