Research is the foundation of environmental protection. This volume reviews four areas of opportunity in applied environmental research and development: waste reduction, ecosystem and landscape change, anticipatory research, and long-term chemical toxicity. It presents the consensus of workshops held to explore these four areas as well as an introductory chapter that summarizes the committee's view of environmental research and development.
National Research Council. 1991. Opportunities in Applied Environmental Research and Development. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/2000.
|General Conclusions and Recommendations||3-10|
|Appendix A: Waste Reduction: Research Needs in Applied Social Sciences||11-96|
|Appendix B: Measuring Change in Ecosystems: Research and Monitoring Strategies||97-126|
|Appendix C: Research to Improve Predictions of Long-Term Chemical Toxicity||127-152|
|Appendix D: Research Needs in Anticipation of Future Environmental Problems||153-172|
|Appendix E: Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources||173-174|
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