Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 6 OF 9
|Main Title||The ecosystem approach : scope and implications of an ecosystem approach to transboundary problems in the Great Lakes basin : special report to the International Joint Commission, presented July 1978 /|
|CORP Author||Great Lakes Research Advisory Board.|
|Publisher||International Joint Commission, Great Lakes Regional Office,|
|Subjects||Ecology--Great Lakes Region (North America) ; Conservation of natural resources--Great Lakes Region (North America) ; Ecology--Research--Great Lakes Region (North America)|
|Additional Subjects||Water quality--Great Lakes region ; Water--Pollution--Great Lakes region|
|Collation||ix, 47 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
Includes bibliographical references.
Executive summary and recommendations -- The approach -- Background -- The ecosystem approach -- Some generalities -- Examples contrasting ecosystem and water quality approaches -- Acid rain -- Road salt -- Carrying capacity -- Attitudes, perceptions, behavior -- Surveillance -- The Rationale -- Introduction -- Man-in-a-system -- Ecosystem -- Biosphere -- Nature -- Systems-external-to-man -- Water; water quality -- Aquatic environment; aquatic environmental quality -- Environment; environmental quality -- Appropriateness of an ecosystem approach to the parties and the commission -- Interim changes in the water quality agreement of 1972 -- Criteria used in evaluating the ecosystem approach -- The reply -- Answers to the commission's request -- Difficulties of melding the present approach based on water quality objectives and an ecosystem approach -- Practical means of implementing the combined concept -- Research needs -- Conclusions -- References -- Membership list, research advisory board 1977-1978.