Catalogue


Research to protect, restore, and manage the environment [electronic resource] /
Committee on Environmental Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.
imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993.
description
1 online resource (1 PDF file (xii, 242 pages)) : illustrations
ISBN
0309049296, 0309585627, 9780309049290, 9780309585620
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993.
isbn
0309049296
0309585627
9780309049290
9780309585620
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Title from PDF title page.
abstract
This book assesses the strengths and weaknesses of current environmental research programs, describes the desirable characteristics of an effective program, and recommends cultural and organizational changes to improve the performance of environmental research. Research areas in need of greater emphasis are identified, and overall directions for environmental research are recommended. The book also comments on the proposal to establish a National Institute for the Environment and on the elevation of the Environmental Protection Agency to cabinet status.
catalogue key
11512604
 
Includes bibliographical references.
This study by the National Research Council's Commission on Life Sciences was sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency contract 68-C1-0025, National Science Foundation contract BSR-9109994, Department of Agriculture contract 59-0700-2-154, Department of the Interior contract 4-01-0001-91-C-25, Department of Energy contract DE-FG05-91ER61172, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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