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Records 1 to 25 of 62 records about 'Ecosystems and Human Health and Well being'

2. Decision Analysis for a Sustainable Environment, Economy, and Society (DASEES): A tool for better decision-making by integrating community values with scientific understanding
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 16, 2019]
Background/Question/Methods Following the passing of landmark environmental legislation and the establishment of the US EPA, rapid progress was made in addressing the most pressing and tractable environmental pollution problems through regulation and technological solutions. Les...
CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTS ON ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND HUMAN HEALTH
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Dec 12, 2014]
Human health and well-being are and will be affected by climate change, both directly through changes in extreme weather events and indirectly through weather induced changes in societal systems and their supporting ecosystems. The goal of this study was to develop and apply a b...
ESA2019 Symposium - Integrating Human Health with Ecosystem Services - Research to Provide Practical Tools for Healthier and More Resilient Communities
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 15, 2019]
The US EPA’s Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) National Research Program has provided $2 million research grants to fund four academic research projects through the Science-To-Achieve-Results(STAR) to carry out community-based research that will foster better unders...
Ecosystem Services: Developing strategic focus for U.S. EPA’s Ecological Research Program
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 03, 2009]
U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development has made ecosystem services the new strategic focus for its Ecological Services Research Program (ESRP). Understanding that the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services can help maintain and improve human health, economic vit...
INTEGRATING ECOLOGY, HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIOECONOMICS
[Published : Nov 10, 2003]
This research involves collaboration with other ORD Labs and Centers, as well as external collaborators, to foster integration of assessment approaches used to evaluate human health and ecological risks and to demonstrate integrated environmental socioeconomic approaches. Part...
Linking Ecosystem Services and Human Health: The Eco-Health Relationship Browser (paper)
(JOURNAL) [Published : Oct 01, 2013]
Objectives Ecosystems provide multiple services of benefit to society. Many of these ecosystem services have been linked to a range of positive health outcomes. The objectives of this review were to identify the set of literature related to this research topic and to subsequentl...
Linking Ecosystem Services and Human Health: The Eco-Health Relationship Browser#
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Dec 12, 2012]
Ecosystems and the services they provide have been linked in the literature to multiple human health outcomes. Demonstrated and proposed mechanisms focus on hazard buffering and health-promotional aspects of ecosystems. Services such as air and water filtration, heat mitigation...
Valuing Community Benefits of Final Ecosystem Goods and Services: Human Health and Ethnographic Approaches
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Oct 03, 2017]
This report provides a summary of three of our research projects: 1) an evaluation of the quality of scientific evidence associating green spaces with health benefits, along with ensuing research in San Juan, Puerto Rico; 2) a Health Impact Assessment of a Long Island sewering pi...
A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR ECOSYSTEM - HUMAN HEALTH INTERCONNECTIONS
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 01, 2002]
Much environmental policy fails to consider the relationships that exist among component parts of the natural and social world. The linkages that exist between natural and social systems are intricate and varied and call for new and creative approaches to environmental policy and...
Applying ecosystem services for pre-market environmental risk assessments of regulated stressors
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jul 01, 2019]
Ecosystem services (ESs) are the benefits that people obtain from ecosystems. Investigating the environment through the ES framework has gained wide acceptance in the international scientific community and is applied by policy makers to protect biodiversity and safeguard the sust...
Developing an educational curriculum for EnviroAtlas
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Mar 15, 2017]
EnviroAtlas is a web-based tool developed by the EPA and its partners, which provides interactive tools and resources for users to explore the benefits that people receive from nature, often referred to as ecosystem goods and services.Ecosystem goods and services are important to...
ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AS A NEW STRATEGIC FOCUS FOR USEPA'S ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 23, 2007]
The USEPA's Office of Research and Development has made ecosystem services the new strategic focus for its ecological research program (ERP). Recognizing that the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services can help maintain and improve human health, economic vitality and ov...
ENVIRONMENTAL-HUMAN HEALTH INTERCONNECTIONS: A WORKSHOP REPORT
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 16, 2000]
A Pellston Workshop jointly sponsored by SETAC and SOT to discuss this topic of "Interconnections" was held in June, 2000 in Snowbird, Utah. This workshop was motivated by a deep concern shared by many human health, environmental, and social scientists for the interconnections, ...
Ecosystem Services: New strategic focus for US EPA’s Ecological Research Program
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 04, 2008]
U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development has made ecosystem services the new strategic focus for its Ecological Research Program (ERP). Understanding that the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services can help maintain and improve human health, economic vitality, and...
Ecosystem Services: Priority strategic focus for U.S. EPA’s Ecological Research Program
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 15, 2008]
U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development has made ecosystem services the new strategic focus for its Ecological Research Program (ERP). Understanding that the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services can help maintain and improve human health, economic vitality, and...
GLOBAL CHANGE MULTI-YEAR PLAN
[Published : Jan 01, 2003]
The Global Change Research Act of 1990 establishes the U.S. Global Change Research Program to coordinate a comprehensive research program on global change. This is an inter-Agency effort, with EPA bearing responsibility to assess the consequences of global change on human health,...
Global Change
[Published : Dec 04, 2008]
<div class="boxmulti"><h5>Recent Products</h5><ul> <li><a href="http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=158387">Aeroallergens</a></li> <li><a href="http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=188305">Aquatic Invasive Species</a></li> <li><a href="http://cfp...
INTERCONNECTIONS BETWEEN HUMAN HEALTH AND ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY
(PAPER IN NON-EPA PROCEEDINGS) [Published : Aug 09, 2002]
Interconnections between Human Health and Ecological Integrity emanates from a June 2000 Pellston Workshop in Snowbird, Utah, USA. Jointly sponsored by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) and the Society of Toxicology (SOT), the workshop was motivated by...
Incorporating a Socio-Ecological-Technological Systems (SETS) perspective into the adaptive management framework
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 05, 2017]
Incorporating a social-ecological-technological systems (SETS) perspective to the adaptive management process requires that stakeholders and managers conceptualize restoration projects as part of coupled human and natural systems and assess underlying social drivers and accrued b...
Inter-connections between human health and ecological integrity: An organizational framework for research and development
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Nov 02, 2015]
A Pellston workshop entitled, Interconnections between Human Health and Ecological Integrity, was held in 2000. Jointly sponsored by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) and the Society of Toxicology (SOT), the workshop was motivated by the concern of hum...
Linking Ecosystem Services and Human Health: The Eco-Health Relationship Browser
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 23, 2013]
Ecosystems provide multiple services associated with the provision of nature-based goods and services. Many of these ecosystem services have been linked to a range of positive health outcomes through buffering of pollutants, mitigation of natural hazards, and promotion of healthy...
Research Needed to Improve Health and Ecological Risk Assessments for Ozone (Second External Review Draft)
[Published : Dec 31, 2001]
Ozone is one of six criteria air pollutants whose ambient concentrations are regulated under the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) established by the U.S. Clean Air Act (U.S. Code, 1991). The NAAQS apply to both human health (primary standard) and public welfare (sec...
Rethinking Environmental Protection: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing World
(JOURNAL) [Published : Mar 01, 2017]
Despite significant and lasting success in improving and protecting the air, water, and land in ways that have resulted in significant public health benefits, we may need new tools and approaches to fully address and achieve sustainable solutions to today’s environmental challeng...
Sustainable Watersheds: A Conceptual Approach to Integrating Ecosystem Services and Public Health
(JOURNAL) [Published : May 04, 2015]
Sustainable management of aquatic ecosystems is a worldwide priority; the integrity of these systems depends, in turn, on the integrity of the watersheds (catchments) in which they are embedded. In this article, we present the concepts, background, and scientific foundations for ...
THE US EPA'S MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO EXAMINING THE LINKS BETWEEN BIODIVERSITY AND HUMAN HEALTH
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 17, 2007]
Changes in biodiversity can profoundly impact the ability of ecosystems to provide clean water, energy, food, recreation and other services that contribute to human well-being. In addition, changes in biodiversity can affect the transmission of infectious disease to humans, part...