Millenium Ecosystem Assessment: Research Needs
January 1, 2006 - Author: Stephen Carpenter; Ruth DeFries; Thomas Dietz; Harold A. Mooney; Stephen Polasky; Walter V. Reid; Robert J. Scholes
Journal or Book Title: Science
Page Number(s): 257-258
Year Published: 2006
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) was designed to meet the needs of decision-makers for scientific information on the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being (1–3). Even though the intended audience is decision-makers, the scientific community is involved as assessments are being made, especially when research and data gaps become apparent. Here we summarize the most important information needs encountered in the MA work.
Type of Publication: Journal Article