The Resource Ecological indicators for the nation, Committee to Evaluate Indicators for Monitoring Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology [and] Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource/)

Ecological indicators for the nation, Committee to Evaluate Indicators for Monitoring Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology [and] Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource/)

Label
Ecological indicators for the nation
Title
Ecological indicators for the nation
Statement of responsibility
Committee to Evaluate Indicators for Monitoring Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology [and] Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.7/063/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.15.I5
LC item number
E36 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Ecological indicators for the nation, Committee to Evaluate Indicators for Monitoring Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology [and] Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=33532
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-148) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Research
  • Why Are Ecological Indicators Needed?
  • Key Ecological Processes and Products That People Value
  • Establishing Baselines to Evaluate Trends
  • Evaluating Indicators
  • Realistic Expectations about the Value of Indicators
  • The Empirical and Conceptual Foundations of Indicators
  • Scientific Underpinnings of Indicators
  • Using Multiple Approaches
  • Historical and Paleoecological Data As Aids to Indicator Development
  • Scales and Applicability of Indicators
  • Sources of Information about Current Ecological Processes
  • Models to Assess Ecosystem Functioning
  • The Committees Conceptual Model for Choosing Indicators
  • A Framework for Indicator Selection
  • Criteria for Evaluating Indicators
  • Information Handling and Calibration
  • Data Quality Control, Archiving, and Assignment of Responsibilities
  • Use of the Committee Framework
  • Indicators for National Ecological Assessments
  • The Extent and Status of the Nations Ecosystems
  • Criteria for Evaluating Indicators
  • Indicators of Ecological Capital: A. Biotic Raw Materials
  • Indicators of Ecological Capital: B. Abiotic Raw Materials
  • Indicators of the Performance of the Nations Ecosystems
  • Indicators of Nutrient-Use Efficiency and Nutrient Balances in Agroecosystems
  • Research Needs
  • The Committees Conceptual Model for Choosing Indicators
  • Policy Perspectives
  • The Recommended Indicators
  • Timing and Cost of Implementing the Committees Recommendations
  • Local and Regional Indicators
  • Care and Handling of Environmental Data
Control code
ocm45732535
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
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Ecological indicators for the nation, Committee to Evaluate Indicators for Monitoring Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology [and] Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=33532
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-148) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Research
  • Why Are Ecological Indicators Needed?
  • Key Ecological Processes and Products That People Value
  • Establishing Baselines to Evaluate Trends
  • Evaluating Indicators
  • Realistic Expectations about the Value of Indicators
  • The Empirical and Conceptual Foundations of Indicators
  • Scientific Underpinnings of Indicators
  • Using Multiple Approaches
  • Historical and Paleoecological Data As Aids to Indicator Development
  • Scales and Applicability of Indicators
  • Sources of Information about Current Ecological Processes
  • Models to Assess Ecosystem Functioning
  • The Committees Conceptual Model for Choosing Indicators
  • A Framework for Indicator Selection
  • Criteria for Evaluating Indicators
  • Information Handling and Calibration
  • Data Quality Control, Archiving, and Assignment of Responsibilities
  • Use of the Committee Framework
  • Indicators for National Ecological Assessments
  • The Extent and Status of the Nations Ecosystems
  • Criteria for Evaluating Indicators
  • Indicators of Ecological Capital: A. Biotic Raw Materials
  • Indicators of Ecological Capital: B. Abiotic Raw Materials
  • Indicators of the Performance of the Nations Ecosystems
  • Indicators of Nutrient-Use Efficiency and Nutrient Balances in Agroecosystems
  • Research Needs
  • The Committees Conceptual Model for Choosing Indicators
  • Policy Perspectives
  • The Recommended Indicators
  • Timing and Cost of Implementing the Committees Recommendations
  • Local and Regional Indicators
  • Care and Handling of Environmental Data
Control code
ocm45732535
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
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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