Development of a new approach to cumulative effects assessment: a northern river ecosystem example.

@article{Dub2006DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a new approach to cumulative effects assessment: a northern river ecosystem example.},
  author={Monique G. Dub{\'e} and Brian P Johnson and G. Dewey Dunn and Joseph M. Culp and Kevin J. Cash and Kelly R. Munkittrick and Isaac H Wong and Kathlene Hedley and William G. Booty and David S-Y Lam and Oskar Resler and Alex Storey},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 1-3},
  pages={87-115}
}
If sustainable development of Canadian waters is to be achieved, a realistic and manageable framework is required for assessing cumulative effects. The objective of this paper is to describe an approach for aquatic cumulative effects assessment that was developed under the Northern Rivers Ecosystem Initiative. The approach is based on a review of existing monitoring practices in Canada and the presence of existing thresholds for aquatic ecosystem health assessments. It suggests that a… CONTINUE READING