The Resource An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Committee on the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)

An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Committee on the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)

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An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Title
An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
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Committee on the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
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eng
Summary
"As the Gulf of Mexico recovers from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, natural resource managers face the challenge of understanding the impacts of the spill and setting priorities for restoration work. The full value of losses resulting from the spill cannot be captured, however, without consideration of changes in ecosystem services--the benefits delivered to society through natural processes. An Ecosystem Services Approach to Assessing the Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico discusses the benefits and challenges associated with using an ecosystem services approach to damage assessment, describing potential impacts of response technologies, exploring the role of resilience, and offering suggestions for areas of future research. This report illustrates how this approach might be applied to coastal wetlands, fisheries, marine mammals, and the deep sea -- each of which provide key ecosystem services in the Gulf -- and identifies substantial differences among these case studies. The report also discusses the suite of technologies used in the spill response, including burning, skimming, and chemical dispersants, and their possible long-term impacts on ecosystem services."--
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MiAaPQ
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
TD427.P4
LC item number
E33 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Committee on the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-225)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
The Ecosystem Services Approach -- Resilience and Ecosystem Services -- Oil Spill Response Technologies -- Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico -- Research Needs in Support of Understanding Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico -- References --Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
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EBC3379207
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1 online resource (access may be restricted)
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online
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computer
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Committee on the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-225)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Ecosystem Services Approach -- Resilience and Ecosystem Services -- Oil Spill Response Technologies -- Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico -- Research Needs in Support of Understanding Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico -- References --Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff
Control code
EBC3379207
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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