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Indicators of Ecological Stress and Their Extent in the Population of Northeastern Lakes: A Regional-Scale Assessment

Description: Article reporting findings from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP) conducted on a sample of lakes in the Northeastern United States from 1991 to 1996.
Date: March 2002
Creator: Whittier, Thomas R.; Paulsen, Steven G.; Larsen, David P.; Peterson, Spencer A.; Herlihy, Alan T. & Kaufmann, Philip R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Biological Sciences for the 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in an Era of Global Change

Description: The symposium was held 10-12 May, 2007 at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D. C. The 30 talks explored how some of today's key biological research developments (such as biocomplexity and complex systems analysis, bioinformatics and computational biology, the expansion of molecular and genomics research, and the emergence of other comprehensive or system wide analyses, such as proteomics) contribute to sustainability science. The symposium therefore emphasized the challenges facing agriculture, human health, sustainable energy, and the maintenance of ecosystems and their services, so as to provide a focus and a suite of examples of the enormous potential contributions arising from these new developments in the biological sciences. This symposium was the first to provide a venue for exploring how the ongoing advances in the biological sciences together with new approaches for improving knowledge integration and institutional science capacity address key global challenges to sustainability. The speakers presented new research findings, and identified new approaches and needs in biological research that can be expected to have substantial impacts on sustainability science.
Date: May 12, 2007
Creator: Cracraft, Joel & O'Grady, Richard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department