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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,
Year Published 1978
OCLC Number 05786557
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
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAD  Int IJC-37 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 01/01/1988 STATUS
ELAM  GB1627.G8G782 1978 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 01/04/2018
Collation ix, 47 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
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.