EPA Science Inventory

REGIONAL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT: ECOINDICATORS

Citation:

MEHAFFEY, M. H., P. F. WAGNER, AND BETSY R. SMITH. REGIONAL VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT: ECOINDICATORS. Presented at EcoRisk Workshop, Research Triangle Park, NC, June 27 - 29, 2006.

Impact/Purpose:

ReVA's program objectives are to:

Provide regional-scale, spatially explicit information on the extent and distribution of both stressors and sensitive resources.

Develop and evaluate techniques to integrate information on exposure and effects so that relative risk can be assessed and management actions can be prioritized.

Predict consequences of potential environmental changes under alternative future scenarios.

Effectively communicate economic and quality of life trade-offs associated with alternative environmental policies.

Develop techniques to prioritize areas for ecological restoration.

Identify information gaps and recommend actions to improve monitoring and focus research.

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/SLIDE)
Product Published Date: 06/27/2006
Record Last Revised: 06/21/2006
Record ID: 155326

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL EXPOSURE RESEARCH LABORATORY

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES DIVISION

LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY BRANCH