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

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [1999]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.7 M484M    Check Shelf
Description vi, 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Form Also available via the World Wide Web.
Subject Environmental indicators.
Environmental management -- Evaluation.
Environmental monitoring -- Methodology.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Evaluation.
Added Author Schulze, Peter C.
National Academy of Engineering.
ISBN 0309054419
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