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Ecosystem Function and Human Activities: Reconciling Economics and Ecology

Edited By: RD Simpson and NL Christensen

297 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #62173 | ISBN: 0412096714
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About this book

Covers the Chesapeake Bay, one of the best studied ecosystems in the world. |Chapters cover topics including: ecosystem function, management and valuation; ecological risk assessment and ecosystem valuation; estuarine ecosystem issues on the Chesapeake Bay; riparian and terrestrial issues on the Chesapeake: A management perspective; history and impact of human activities on Chesapeake Bay; Human behaviour and ecosystem valuation; Ecosystem functions and ecosystem values; On valuing the services and functions of ecosystems; Ecology and public policy.

Ecological costs of human activities, from management and ecosystem function to affects on public policy. American Fisheries Society; Ecological costs of human activities, from management and ecosystem function to affects on public policy..American Fisheries Society; Ecological costs of human activities, from management and ecosystem function to affects on public policy. American Fisheries Society


Contents

Ecosystem Function and Ecosystem Management; Ecosystem Valuation: An Overview of Issues and Uncertainties; Ecological Risk Assessment and Ecosystem Valuation; Estuarine Ecosystem Issues on the Chesapeake Bay; Riparian and Terrestrial Issues in the Chesapeake: A Landscape Management Perspective; History and Impact of Human Activities on Chesapeake Bay; Human Behavior and Ecosystem Valuation: An Application to the Patuxent Watershed of the Chesapeake Bay; "Green" Accounting for the Chesapeake Bay; Institutional Design for the Management of Estuarine Ecosystems: The Chesapeake Bay; Ecosystem Functions and Ecosystem Values; On Valuing the Services and Functions of Ecosystems; Ecology and Public Policy.

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