Publisher description for Measures of environmental performance and ecosystem condition / Peter C. Schulze, editor ; National Academy of Engineering.


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The range of environmental performance and condition metrics, from the use of material flow data to monitor environmental performance at the national level to the use of bioassays to measure the toxicity of industrial effluents. This book offers something for everyone- policymakers, executives, engineers, managers, and advocates-with a stake in the measurement of environmental performance and ecological conditions.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental indicators.
Environmental management -- Evaluation.
Environmental monitoring -- Methodology.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Evaluation.