Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management (Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment)ISBN: 1566706394;
Book DescriptionWith contributions from economists, ecologists, and government agency professionals, this book provides a multidisciplinary approach to environmental decision making at a watershed level. It integrates ecological risk assessment (ERA) andeconomic analysis to improve environmental management in a diversity of watersheds. It includes different points of view concerning the extent to which each study achieves an ideal framework for the integration of ERA and economic analysis. The practicalfocus on real-world decisions includes the effects of urban development, mining, and water withdrawal for agriculture and also evaluates the socioeconomic and institutional dimensions of decision making.
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