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Title Science and the Greater Everglades ecosystem restoration : an assessment of the Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative / Panel to Review the Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative, Water Science and Technology Board, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 154 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents SCIENCE AND THE GREATER EVERGLADES ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION -- Copyright -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- CESI BACKGROUND -- CESI MANAGEMENT -- UNMET SCIENCE NEEDS -- CESI FUNDING -- LINKS TO DECISION MAKING -- CONCLUSION -- 1 Introduction and Background -- SOUTH FLORIDA'S ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION -- STEPS TOWARD RESTORATION -- The Central And Southern Florida Project -- Renewed Momentum Toward Restoration -- The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan -- Other South Florida Restoration Projects -- EVERGLADES SCIENCE
The First Century of ScienceAdaptive Management and the Beginnings of Everglades Restoration Science -- Role of Science in Restoration Decision Making -- Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative -- GENESIS OF THIS STUDY AND CHARGE TO PANEL -- 2 Overview of the CESI Program -- CESI HISTORY AND CONCEPT -- CESI PROGRAM AREAS, PROJECTS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS -- SUMMARY OF RESEARCH NEEDS AND CESI PROGRAM DIRECTION -- EVALUATING THE TIMELINESS OF CESI RESEARCH -- 3 CESI Program Management -- CESI MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE -- Setting CESI Funding Priorities
Proposal Funding ProcessEVALUATION OF CESI MANAGEMENT -- Current Organizational Structure -- Accountability and Public Communication -- Peer Review -- Future Organizational Plans -- 4 Financial Resources -- CESI FINANCIAL RESOURCES -- EVALUATION OF CESI FINANCIAL RESOURCES -- 5 CESI Science in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration -- SCIENCE CONTRIBUTIONS TO DEFINING GOALS -- SCIENCE AND CONCEPTUALIZATION OF ECOSYSTEMS -- LEARNING AS THE FOUNDATION FOR RESTORATION MANAGEMENT -- Research, Monitoring, and Modeling as Part of Learning
""Synthesis as Part of Learning""""INTEGRATION OF NEW KNOWLEDGE INTO RESTORATION EFFORTS""; ""CESI Contributions to Integration""; ""Barriers and Challenges to Integration""; ""Accelerated Timetables of Restoration""; ""Institutions to Support Integration""; ""Establishing a Collaborative Culture""; ""ROLE OF THE CESI AND OTHER SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN THE GREATER EVERGLADES ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION""; ""6 Conclusions and Recommendations ""; ""REFERENCES""; ""References""; ""Acronyms""; ""Appendixes""; ""Appendix A CESI-Funded Projects, 1997�2001 ""
Appendix B CESI-funded Research Projects and Their Relationship to the Science Subgroup Science ObjectivesAppendix C Future CESI Science Objectives -- Appendix D Structure of RECOVER -- RECOVER LEADERSHIP TEAM -- RECOVER TEAMS -- Adaptive Assessment Team (AAT) -- Regional Evaluation Team (RET) -- Comprehensive Refinement Team (CRT) -- Model Development Team (MDT) -- Operation Plan Team (OPT) -- Water Quality Team (WQT) -- Appendix E Memorandum of Understanding for Integration of Research, Planning and Interagency Coordination
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-96)
Notes Print version record
Subject Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative (U.S.)
SUBJECT Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative (U.S.) fast (OCoLC)fst00783753
Subject Ecosystem management -- Research -- Florida -- Everglades
Aquifer storage recovery -- Research -- Florida -- Everglades
Water quality management -- Research -- Florida -- Everglades
Wetland ecology -- Research -- Florida -- Everglades
Restoration ecology -- Research -- Florida -- Everglades
Wetland restoration -- Florida -- Everglades
NATURE -- Essays.
NATURE -- Reference.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Ecotourism.
Ecosystem management -- Research.
Restoration ecology -- Research.
Water quality management -- Research.
Wetland ecology -- Research.
Wetland restoration.
Florida -- Everglades.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Panel to Review the Critical Ecosystem Studies Initiative
ISBN 0309566517