Monitoring Ecological Condition at Regional Scales

Monitoring Ecological Condition at Regional Scales : Proceedings of the Third Symposium on the Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP), Albany, NY, U.S.A., April 8-11, 1997

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Chapter topics include causal relationships, landscape ecology, carrying capacity and sustainability, statistical issues in large-scale surveys, and approaches to integrating data from multiple scales and media. Publication of these proceedings is intended to facilitate the development and application of techniques for ecologically-based assessments of environmental condition in the US and abroad.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 616 pages
  • 162.56 x 241.3 x 30.48mm | 1,224.69g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • Reprinted from Environmental M and 51:1-2 ed.
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0792350707
  • 9780792350705

Table of contents

Environmental Monitoring and Research Initiative: A Priority Activity for the Committee on Environmental and Natural Resources; D. Pryor, et al. Environmental Data in Decision-Making in EPA Regional Offices; S.L. Laskowski, F.W. Kutz. Development and Validation of Ecological Indicators: An ORD Approach; W.S. Fisher. A Zooplankton-N:P-Ratio Indicator for Lakes; R.S. Stemberger, E.K. Miller. Implications of Seasonal and Regional Abundance Patterns of Daphnia on Surface Water Monitoring and Assessment; F.B. Taub, C.D. Wiseman. The Role of Biological Indicators in a State Water Quality Management Process; C.O. Yoder, E.T. Rankin. Maryland Biological Stream Survey: Development of a Fish Index of Biotic Integrity; N. Roth, et al. Diatom Indicators of Stream and Wetland Stressors in a Risk Management Framework; R.J. Stevenson. The Occurrence and Impact of Sedimentation in Central Pennsylvania Wetlands; D.H. Wardrop, R.P. Brooks. Towards a Regional Index of Biological Integrity: The Example of Forested Riparian Ecosystems; R.P. Brooks, et al. A Bird Community Index of Biotic Integrity for the Mid-Atlantic Highlands; T.J. O'Connell, et al. Acid Runoff Caused Fish Loss as an Early Warning of Forest Decline; W.E. Sharpe, M.C. Demchik. Forest Integrity at Anthropogenic Edges: Air Pollution Disrupts Bioindicators; M.G. Glenn, et al. Common Patterns of Ecosystem Breakdown under Stress; D.J. Rapport, et al. Vegetation, Soil, and Animal Indicators of Rangeland Health; W.G. Whitford, et al. Monitoring Changes in Stressed Ecosystems Using Spatial Patterns of Ant Communities; M.S. Nash, et al. Parasites of Fish as Indicators of Environmental Stress; J.H. Landsberg, et al. Relating Benthic Infaunal Community Structure to Environmental Variables in Estuaries Using Nonmetric Multidimensional Scaling and Similarity Analysis; G. McRae, et al. Seed Clam Growth: An Alternative Sediment Bioassay Developed During EMAP in the Carolinian Province; A.H. Ringwood, C.J. Keppler. Benthic Biological Processes and EH as a Basis for a Benthic Index; W.R. Davis, et al. State of the Estuaries in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States; J.F. Paul, et al. A Framework for a Delaware Inland Bays Environmental Classification; K.S. Price. Maryland Biological Stream Survey: A State Agency Program to Assess the Impact of Anthropogenic Stresses on Stream Habitat Quality and Biota; R. Klauda, et al. Assessment of the Condition of Agricultural Lands in Five Mid-Atlantic States; A.S. Hellkamp, et al. An Interactive, Spatial Inventory of Environmental Data in the Mid-Atlantic Region; L.E. Jackson, M.P. Gant. Sediment Quality of Estuaries in the Southeastern U.S.; J.L. Hyland, et al. Evaluation of R- EMAP Techniques for the Measurement of Ecological Integrity of Streams in Washington State's Coast Range Ecoregion; J. White, G. Merritt. Site Access and Sample Frame Issues for R-EMAP Central Valley, California, Stream Assessment; R.K. Hall, et al.
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