ESManage Programme: Irish Freshwater Resources and Assessment of Ecosystem Services Provision

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Show simple item record Feeley, Hugh B. Bruen, Michael Bullock, Craig Christie, Mike Kelly, Fiona Kelly-Quinn, Mary 2017-05-16T12:22:59Z 2017-05-16T12:22:59Z 2017 Environmental Protection Agency en 2017
dc.identifier.isbn 9781840956993
dc.description.abstract Freshwater is vital for all forms of life and it is a key requirement in almost all human activities. The societal importance of water has been highlighted by the United Nations, with access to clean water and sanitation regarded as a universal human right. Consequently, the sustainable management of freshwater resources has gained importance at regional, international and global scales. However, the activities of humankind affect freshwater resources extensively, in terms of both quantity and quality, through a variety of activities ranging from abstraction of water for drinking and irrigation to waste disposal. Today, worldwide freshwater ecosystems are undergreat pressure and are one of the most endangered ecosystems. Furthermore, climate change, especially in relation to precipitation patterns and flooding, will result in the traditional norms being replaced with increased variability and unpredictability, with knock-on effects for human societies and well-being. en
dc.description.sponsorship Environmental Protection Agency en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Environmental Protection Agency en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Report no. 207 en
dc.subject ESManage en
dc.subject Rivers en
dc.subject Ecosystem services en
dc.title ESManage Programme: Irish Freshwater Resources and Assessment of Ecosystem Services Provision en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Feeley|Hugh B.|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Bruen|Michael|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Bullock|Craig|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Christie|Mike|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Kelly|Fiona|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Kelly-Quinn|Mary|aut|
dc.internal.rmsid 732197839 2017-04-03T11:01:29Z

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