Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog
RECORD NUMBER: 34 OF 84
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Identifying Ecological Indicators: An Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program.|
|Author||Bromberg, S. M. ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab.|
|Additional Subjects||Research program administration ; Pollution control ; Ecology ; Natural resources ; Monitoring ; Coasts ; Surface waters ; Agriculture ; Arid land ; Program evaluation ; Government policies ; Effectiveness ; Protection ; Trends ; Forest land ; Quality assurance ; Reprints ; Ecosystems ; Wetlands ; Habitats|
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is initiating an Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP) to monitor the status and trends of the nation's near coastal waters, forests, freshwater wetlands, surface waters, agrosystems, and arid lands. The program is intended to evaluate the effectiveness of Agency policies at protecting ecological resources occurring in these systems. Monitoring data collected for all ecosystems will be integrated for national status and trends assessments.