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Main Title Restoration of aquatic ecosystems : science, technology, and public policy /
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems--Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 1992
OCLC Number 24906416
ISBN 0309045347; 9780309045346
Subjects Aquatic ecology ; Aquatic ecology--Government policy--United States ; Natuurbeheer ; Ecosystemen ; Herstel ; Aquatisches èOkosystem--(DE-588)4293663-9 ; Regeneration--(DE-588)4048983-8 ; Umweltpolitik--(DE-588)4078523-3 ; USA--(DE-588)4078704-7 ; Ecologia aplicada ; âEcologie des eaux--âEtats-Unis ; Politique publique--âEtats-Unis ; Restauration cologique--âEtats-Unis ; cologie aquatique--politique publique--Etats-Unis ; Restauration âecologique--âEtats-Unis
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 11/18/2005
EJBM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/30/1992
EJDM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 Env Science Center Library/Ft Meade,MD 09/02/1994
EKCM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 09/02/1994
ELAM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 02/15/2010
EMAM  QH541.5.W3.R478 1992 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 09/09/2009
EMBM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 02/15/1997
ERAM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 2 COPIES Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/27/1992
ESAM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 11/12/1993
ESBM  QH541.5.W3N38 1992 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 11/27/1992
Collation xxi, 552 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"November 1991." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
A selective history of changing goals and authority for aquatic ecosystem management -- Planning and evaluating aquatic ecosystem restoration -- Lakes -- Rivers and streams -- Wetlands -- Integrated aquatic ecosystem restoration -- A national restoration strategy: basic elements and related recommendations. Introduction -- National Strategy -- Congress -- Long-Term, Large-Scale Coordinated Restoration--Planning, Evaluating, and Monitoring -- Lakes -- Rivers and Streams -- Wetlands -- Education and Training -- Conclusion -- References -- 1. Overview. Study Background. What Is Restoration? Status of Aquatic Resources in the United States. Need for National Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. References and Recommended Reading -- 2. A Selective History of Changing Goals and Authority for Aquatic Ecosystem Management. Water Quality Management. Nonstructural Approaches to Floodplain Management. Federally Owned Lands and Public Incentives for Private Decisions. Change at Century's End. Emerging Role of the States. References -- 3. Planning and Evaluating Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. Introduction. Restoration Project Planning. Purpose of Evaluation. Selecting Assessment Criteria and Synthesizing Data. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 4. Lakes. Overview. Introduction--Importance of Lakes. Stresses on Lakes. Lake Restoration and Management. Federal and State Programs for Lake Restoration and Management. Lake Restoration Technology. Integrated Aquatic Systems. Needs in Lake Restoration. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 5. Rivers and Streams. Overview. Introduction--Importance of Rivers and Streams. Concepts Related to Management and Restoration of Rivers and Streams. The Riverine-Riparian Ecosystem. Stresses on Rivers and Streams. Fluvial Restoration. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 6. Wetlands. Overview. Loss of Wetlands. Restoration Opportunities. Programs for Wetland Restoration. Status of Wetland Restoration Research and Technology. Constraints on Achieving Restoration Goals. Controversies About the Success of Restoration Projects. Needs. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 7. Integrated Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. Introduction. Institutional Barriers to Integrated Aquatic Restoration. Importance of Integrated Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration to Wildlife. Appropriate Scale for Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. Use of Historical Records in Reconstructing Watersheds. Conclusion. References and Recommended Reading -- 8. A National Restoration Strategy: Basic Elements and Related Recommendations. Introduction. National Restoration Goals. Principles for Priority Setting and Decision Making. Policy and Program Redesign for Federal Agencies. Innovation in Financing and in Use of Land and Water Markets. Summary. References -- Appendix A: Restoration Case Studies. Lakes. Lake Michigan. Can Lake Apopka Be Restored? Rivers. The Atchafalaya Basin. The Upper Mississippi River. The Illinois River-Floodplain Ecosystem. Restoring Attributes of the Willamette River. Citizen Restoration Efforts in the Mattole River Watershed. The Merrimack River. The Blanco River. Kissimmee Riverine-Floodplain System. Wetlands. Bottomland Hardwood Wetland Restoration in the Mississippi Drainage. Prairie Potholes. The Hackensack River Meadowlands -- Appendix B: Glossary -- Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Professional Staff.