The Resource Research to protect, restore, and manage the environment, Committee on Environmental Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council

Research to protect, restore, and manage the environment, Committee on Environmental Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council

Label
Research to protect, restore, and manage the environment
Title
Research to protect, restore, and manage the environment
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Environmental Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Contributor
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book assesses the strengths and weaknesses of current environmental research programs, describes the desirable characteristics of an effective program, and recommends cultural and organizational changes to improve the performance of environmental research. Research areas in need of greater emphasis are identified, and overall directions for environmental research are recommended. The book also comments on the proposal to establish a National Institute for the Environment and on the elevation of the Environmental Protection Agency to cabinet status
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
DNLM
Dewey number
363.7/0072073
Funding information
This study by the National Research Council's Commission on Life Sciences was sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency contract 68-C1-0025, National Science Foundation contract BSR-9109994, Department of Agriculture contract 59-0700-2-154, Department of the Interior contract 4-01-0001-91-C-25, Department of Energy contract DE-FG05-91ER61172, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GE80
LC item number
.N38 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • technical reports
Label
Research to protect, restore, and manage the environment, Committee on Environmental Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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 to Protect, Restore, and Manage the Environment""; ""Copyright""; ""PREFACE""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""CULTURAL CHANGES""; ""RESEARCH DIRECTED TO PROTECTION, RESTORATION, AND MANAGEMENT""; ""NATIONAL-LEVEL LEADERSHIP AND COORDINATION""; ""NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PLAN FOR RESEARCH""; ""LINKAGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND POLICY""; ""PERFORMANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH""; ""BALANCE""; ""CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF THE NATION'S ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS""; ""ORGANIZING ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION AND MAKING IT AVAILABLE""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND INFORMATION""
  • ""Organizational changes""""framework a""; ""framework d""; ""frameworks b and c""; ""costs and other factors""; ""1 introduction""; ""origin, scope, and organization of the report""; ""other reports""; ""national commission on the environment: choosing a sustainable future""; ""carnegie commission on science, technology, and government: environmentalresearch and development: s ... ""; ""committee for the national institute for the environment""; ""recent national events""; ""2 perspective""; ""our environmental problems are serious""
  • ""SETTING AND COORDINATING A NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PLAN""""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""BRINGING KNOWLEDGE AND PERSPECTIVE TO BEAR ON POLICY ISSUES""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""ESTABLISHING AND NURTURING STRONG LINKS WITH BUSINESS""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""ESTABLISHING AND NURTURING COMMUNICATION LINKS WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC""
  • ""WE HAVE LEARNED MANY LESSONS ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS""""WE MUST UNDERSTAND COMPLEX ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS""; ""WE HAVE NEW TOOLS""; ""WE NEED NEW ORGANIZATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH""; ""SCIENCE BY ITSELF IS NOT ENOUGH""; ""SUMMARY""; ""3 STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF CURRENT FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS ""; ""CREATING THE KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY TO CHARACTERIZE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMSAND CHALLENGES""; ""GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC, OCEANIC, AND EARTH SYSTEM""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""ECOLOGY""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""
  • ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""""BIODIVERSITY""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""SOCIAL SCIENCES""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""CREATING AND MANAGING INFORMATION SYSTEMS""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""; ""SUPPORTING THE RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE""; ""How Well Are We Doing?""; ""Why Are We Not Doing Better?""
Control code
ocm42328741
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 PDF file (xii, 242 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309585620
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3597767x
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42328741
  • pebcs0309585627
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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