Note that the data published in the 2002 State of the Nationís Ecosystems Report as well as the 2003 and 2005 Web-Only Updates have been superseded by the 2008 Report and thus should be used with caution. For the most recent data, purchase the 2008 Report from Island Press .

The State of the Nation's Ecosystems  Ecosystem Photo Montage
Background and Summary Background and Summary
Core National Indicators Core National Indicators
Coasts and Oceans Coasts and Oceans
Farmlands Farmlands
 About This Publication  Details of 2005 Update Forests Forests
Table of Contents
Fresh Waters Fresh Waters
Errata to the publication
Search the Heinz Center Web Site
Comment on the publication Grasslands and Shrublands Grasslands and Shrublands
Link to Print Version at Cambridge University Press Link to Cambridge University Press Home Page
The H. John Heinz Center Urban and Suburban Areas Urban and Suburban Areas
The H. John Heinz Center