Topic: Moving environmental monitoring into decision making
This paper “Environmental monitoring: the scale and speed of implementation varies according to the degree of people’s involvement" from 2010 suggests that local participatory environmental monitoring reduces the time of data collection to decision-making significantly.
Sounds like a useful argument for LERCs.
This research is in the Journal of Applied Ecology: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 … 1874.x/pdf
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