Agri-environmental indicators literature review and annotated bibliography by Doris J. Newton

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  • Agricultural ecology -- Bibliography,
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Bibliography,
  • Environmental indicators

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Statementby Doris J. Newton and Audrae Erickson.
ContributionsErickson, Audrae., National Agricultural Library (U.S.), United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
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Paginationv, 21 p ;
Number of Pages21
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The urgency of this process is increasing ahead of the impending World Trade Organization's inaugural scrutiny of such policies, and the perceived need for further reform of the Common Cited by:   This report updates the data published in the OECD Compendium of Agri-environmental Indicators to present a summary of the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries as of end It also includes new and innovative material to further strengthen its relevance as a reference document.

The application of ecological theory and conservation biology to agricultural ecosystems has become an important and growing research field and undergraduate course component in recent years.

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The agri-environmental indicator project is, in part, a response to such initiatives and recommendations. The project also reflects a basic need within the department and sector for more concise and accessible environmental information on which to base and evaluate policies and facilitate program design and analysis.

The agri-environmental indicators in this domain offer insight into the relationships between livestock and the environment in terms of pressure and trends over time. For the periodanimal stocks are computed in livestock units (LSU), a normalized form which allows for comparisons across different livestock species.

An agri-environmental indicator is a summary measure, combining raw data, used to describe the state of the environment, a risk to the environment, a change in the environment, or a driving force behind such a change, that can be attributed wholly or in part to an agricultural activity or activities.

from OECD Agri-environmental IndicatorsFile Size: 1MB. Among the thirteen agri-environmental indicator areas being developed by OECD, ten are covered in the book: soil quality, water quality, water use, land conservation, biodiversity, wildlife.

Agri-Environmental indicators: Nutrients balance. Nitrogen balance. Phosphorus balance. Agri-Environmental other indicators.

Agri-Environmental others indicators. Agricultural land area. Ammonia emissions. Energy use and biofuel production. Farm Birds Index. Greenhouse gas emissions.

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Environmental policy, agri-environmental indicators and landscape indicators Article in Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 98().

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Brussels,COM() final. This study used a synthetic evaluation method to assess agri-environmental externalities at the regional level in Finland.

The article developed a relative measure that made it possible to rank the 15 regions studied for seven agri-environmental indicators, which were based on the preferences of the evaluators. The results indicated significant differences in the provision of Cited by: 4.

second of the Agri-Environmental Indicator Report Series, can be viewed as an incremental step towards the objective of periodically reporting on the environmental sustainability of Canadian agriculture.

The work on agri-environmental indicators involves a process of continuous improvement, and most of the indicators from. 10 Sustainability Indicators For Agriculture In The European Union Jolanta B Królczyk and Agnieszka E Latawiec Introduction Need For Monitoring Of Agriculture Worldwide Commodities produced in agricultural systems are paramount for the existence of humans.

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For agriculture, different indicators have been developed such as Delphi, IDEA, MESMIS, MOTIFS, RISE, or SAFE. For its construction, usually bivariate and multivariate statistical techniques were employed. These are pragmatic tools used to simplify Author: Jaime Fabián Cruz, Yolanda Mena, Vicente Rodríguez-Estévez.

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An agri-environmental indicator measures change either in the state of environmental resources used or affected by agriculture, or in farming activities that affect the state of these resources.

Examples of sustainable agriculture processes monitored by such indicators are soil quality, water quality, agroecosystem biodiversity, climatic change.

Agroscope is responsible for method development as well as for the central analysis of agri-environmental indicators. Based on the ‘Ordinance concerning the Evaluation of the Sustainability of Agriculture' (SR ), the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG) carries out monitoring to determine the impact of agriculture on the environment.

Towards agri-environmental indicators Integrating statistical and administrative data with land cover information Eurostat DG Agriculture DG Environment Joint Research Center European Environment Agency Joint publication Topic report No 6. 2 Towards agri-environmental indicators.Agri-environmental indicators for the EU: Nitrogen indicators 07/11/ Miguel Quemada, researcher at CEIGRAM (ETSIAAB, LA UPM) was invited to the expert workshop ‘EU agricultural commodity markets’ organized by the European Commission last 24th October (Brussels), in which he presented Agri-environmental Indicators for the EU focused on.

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