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Measures of environmental performance and ecosystem condition [electronic resource] / Peter C. Schulze, editor ; National Academy of Engineering.

Contributor(s): Schulze, Peter C | National Academy of Engineering.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (vi, 303 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585058016 (electronic bk.); 9780585058016 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Environmental indicators | Environmental management -- Evaluation | Environmental monitoring -- Methodology | Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Evaluation | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy | Umweltindikator | Aufsatzsammlung | Umweltbezogenes Management | Bewertung | Umwelt | �OkosystemGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Measures of environmental performance and ecosystem condition.DDC classification: 363.7/063 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Overview: measures of environmental performance and ecosystem condition / Peter C. Schulze and Robert A. Frosch -- Net energy expenditure: a method for assessing the environmental impact of technologies / Martin B. Hocking -- Life-cycle analysis: the role of evaluation and strategy / Frank R. Field III and John R. Ehrenfeld -- Defining the environmentally responsible facility / Braden R. Allenby and Thomas E. Gruedel -- Measuring pollution-prevention performance / Thomas W. Zosel -- Accounting for natural resources in income and productivity measurements / Robert C. Repento, Paul Faeth, and John Westra -- Environmental performance standards for farming and ranching / Craig Cox and Susan E. Offat -- Use of materials balances to estimate aggregate waste generation in the United States / Robert U. Ayres and Leslie W. Ayres -- National material metrics for industrial ecology / Iddo K. Wermick and Jessie H. Ausubel -- Environmental measures: developing an environmental decision-support structure / Rebecca Todd -- Critique of effluent bioassays / Clyde E. Goulden -- insights from ambient toxicity testing / Arthur J. Stewart -- Measuring environmental performance through comprehensive river studies / Richard Strang and Louis Sage -- Biological criteria for water resource management / Chris O. Yoder and Edward T. Rankin -- TVA's approach to ecological health assessment in streams and reservoirs / Neil E. Carriker.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Overview: measures of environmental performance and ecosystem condition / Peter C. Schulze and Robert A. Frosch -- Net energy expenditure: a method for assessing the environmental impact of technologies / Martin B. Hocking -- Life-cycle analysis: the role of evaluation and strategy / Frank R. Field III and John R. Ehrenfeld -- Defining the environmentally responsible facility / Braden R. Allenby and Thomas E. Gruedel -- Measuring pollution-prevention performance / Thomas W. Zosel -- Accounting for natural resources in income and productivity measurements / Robert C. Repento, Paul Faeth, and John Westra -- Environmental performance standards for farming and ranching / Craig Cox and Susan E. Offat -- Use of materials balances to estimate aggregate waste generation in the United States / Robert U. Ayres and Leslie W. Ayres -- National material metrics for industrial ecology / Iddo K. Wermick and Jessie H. Ausubel -- Environmental measures: developing an environmental decision-support structure / Rebecca Todd -- Critique of effluent bioassays / Clyde E. Goulden -- insights from ambient toxicity testing / Arthur J. Stewart -- Measuring environmental performance through comprehensive river studies / Richard Strang and Louis Sage -- Biological criteria for water resource management / Chris O. Yoder and Edward T. Rankin -- TVA's approach to ecological health assessment in streams and reservoirs / Neil E. Carriker.

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