TABLE 2.

Restoration classification.

Degradation activityCanal typeCost of hydrological restoration (US$/ha)Cost of assisted revegetation (US$/ha)Total estimated cost of restoration (US$/ha)
Drained peat with high-intensity fires or high-frequency firesPrimary15,500–23,5001,225–1,57516,725–25,075
Secondary6,000–8,0001,225–1,5757,225–9,575
Tertiary2,000–4,0001,225–1,5753,225–5,575
Drained peat with low-intensity fires or clearingPrimary15,500–23,500315–1,22515,815–24,725
Secondary6,000–8,000315–1,2256,315–9,225
Tertiary2,000–4,000315–1,2252,315–5,225
Drained and selectively logged peatPrimary15,500–23,500235–31515,735–23,815
Secondary6,000–8,000235–3156,235–8,315
Tertiary2,000–4,000235–3152,235–4,315
Drained unlogged peatPrimary15,500–23,50015,500–23,500
Secondary6,000–8,0006,000–8,000
Tertiary2,000–4,0002,000–4,000
Drained small-scale agricultural peat (<40 cm water table)Commodity400–1,2001,225–1,575a1,625–2,775
Commodity400–1,200b400–1,200
Undrained selectively logged or agricultural peat (>40 cm water table)

aFull revegetation is required for restoration.

bHydrological restoration is sufficient if the aim is to reduce the spread of fires to adjacent peat forest areas.