Marine Eutrophication in Perspective: On the Relevance of Ecology for Environmental Policy / Edition 1

Marine Eutrophication in Perspective: On the Relevance of Ecology for Environmental Policy / Edition 1

by Folkert de Jong
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540336478

ISBN-13: 9783540336471

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Is ecological knowledge relevant to environmental policy and if so, to what extent and in what way? After a series of oxygen depletion events in coastal waters in the 1980s, North Sea states acted to reduce inputs of nitrogen and phosphorus to the North Sea. The book analyzes the role of scientists and scientific information, as well as civil servants, in the

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Overview

Is ecological knowledge relevant to environmental policy and if so, to what extent and in what way? After a series of oxygen depletion events in coastal waters in the 1980s, North Sea states acted to reduce inputs of nitrogen and phosphorus to the North Sea. The book analyzes the role of scientists and scientific information, as well as civil servants, in the formulation and implementation of these decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540336471
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
335
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ecology for policy.- The art of discharging.- The discovery of marine eutrophication.- The politics of marine eutrophication.- The management of marine eutrophication.- Summary, discussion and conclusions.

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