Best Practice Approaches for Characterizing, Communicating, and Incorporating Scientific Uncertainty in Decision Making

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This report discusses the current state of understanding about the characteristics and implications of uncertainty related to climate change and variability to an audience of policymakers, decision makers, and members of the media and general public with an interest in developing a fundamental understanding of the issue.

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v, 96 p. : col. ill.

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U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research January 2009.

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  • Main Title: Best Practice Approaches for Characterizing, Communicating, and Incorporating Scientific Uncertainty in Decision Making
  • Added Title: U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 5.2, January 2009
  • Series Title: Synthesis and Assessment Product

Description

This report discusses the current state of understanding about the characteristics and implications of uncertainty related to climate change and variability to an audience of policymakers, decision makers, and members of the media and general public with an interest in developing a fundamental understanding of the issue.

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v, 96 p. : col. ill.

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This document, part of the Synthesis and Assessment Products described in the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Strategic Plan, was prepared in accordance with Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-554) and the information quality act guidelines issued by the Department of Commerce and NOAA pursuant to Section 515). The CCSP Interagency Committee relies on Department of Commerce and NOAA certifications regarding compliance with Section 515 and Department guidelines as the basis for determining that this product conforms with Section 515. For purposes of compliance with Section 515, this CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Product is an "interpreted product" as that term is used in NOAA guidelines and is classified as "highly influential". This document does not express any regulatory policies of the United States or any of its agencies, or provide recommendations for regulatory action.

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U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Best Practice Approaches for Characterizing, Communicating, and Incorporating Scientific Uncertainty in Decision Making, book, January 2009; Washington, DC USA. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12036/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .