Ecosystems, Biomes, and Watersheds: Definitions and Use

Description:

This paper describes the meaning and applications of ecosystem and of the related terms watershed and biome. It discusses the pros and cons of all three as organizing principles for land management, and the major issues that are likely to arise in the debate over ecosystem management.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: July 14, 1993
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
Usage:
Total Uses: 214
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington D.C., USA
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 14, 1993
Description:

This paper describes the meaning and applications of ecosystem and of the related terms watershed and biome. It discusses the pros and cons of all three as organizing principles for land management, and the major issues that are likely to arise in the debate over ecosystem management.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Congressional Research Service Reports
Identifier:
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text