Steps Toward Rehabilitation of Lake Okeechobee and Affected Downstream Ecosystems,

 

165

   

 Conclusions and Recommendations,

 

186

6

 

BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT

 

189

   

 Adaptive Management,

 

190

   

 CERP Monitoring and Assessment,

 

194

   

 Information and Data Management,

 

212

   

 Modeling Improvements in Support of Adaptive Management,

 

214

   

 Conclusions and Recommendations,

 

219

7

 

SYNTHESIS OF CERP PROGRESS

 

223

   

 Continuing Deterioration of the Natural System,

 

224

   

 Scientific Knowledge and CERP Progress,

 

226

   

 Funding and Implementation Problems That Limit Restoration Progress,

 

227

   

 The CERP and the Public,

 

229

   

 Conclusions,

 

230

 

 

REFERENCES

 

231

 

 

ACRONYMS

 

249

 

 

GLOSSARY

 

253

 

 

APPENDIXES

 

 

   

 A  National Research Council Everglades Reports

 

267

   

 B  Summary from Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The First Biennial Review - 2006

 

273

   

 C  Status of Key Non-CERP Projects

 

285

   

 D  Primary Purposes and Reported Natural System Benefits of Project Components Scheduled for Completion in MISP Band 1 (2005–2010)

 

295

   

 E  GAO Report Appendix II: Project Status and Cost by CERP, CERP-Related, and Non-CERP Categories

 

297

   

 F  Performance Measures

 

303

   

 G  Interim Restoration Goals for the CERP

 

307

   

 H  Standard Content of a Performance Measure Specification

 

313

   

 I  Water Science and Technology Board and Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology

 

315

   

 J  Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Staff

 

319



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