Science Inventory

Sustainability Metrics: The San Luis Basin Project

Citation:

CABEZAS, H. Sustainability Metrics: The San Luis Basin Project . Presented at The Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, June 10, 2008.

Impact/Purpose:

To inform the public.

Description:

Sustainability is about promoting humanly desirable dynamic regimes of the environment. Metrics: ecological footprint, net regional product, exergy, emergy, and Fisher Information. Adaptive management: (1) metrics assess problem, (2) specific problem identified, and (3) management action taken using specific criteria. Methodology applicable to non-geographical systems such as supply chains using LCA-like data.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/SLIDE)
Product Published Date: 06/10/2008
Record Last Revised: 09/09/2008
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 193923

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS BRANCH