Toward improved environmental decisions.

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A common feature of many of the current environmental issues is that the immediate impact of risks, although considered to be small by many scientists, are uncertain and potentially wide spread and significant in the long term and thus of concern to potentially affected groups. The need to formulate decisions and commit major resources in the face of these uncertainties has led to the introduction of new environmental decision making frameworks that have as a central feature consideration of the broader environmental context and a greater involvement of the affected parties in the process. Various research activities and case studies ... continued below

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Habegger, L. & MacDonell, M. January 12, 2001.

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A common feature of many of the current environmental issues is that the immediate impact of risks, although considered to be small by many scientists, are uncertain and potentially wide spread and significant in the long term and thus of concern to potentially affected groups. The need to formulate decisions and commit major resources in the face of these uncertainties has led to the introduction of new environmental decision making frameworks that have as a central feature consideration of the broader environmental context and a greater involvement of the affected parties in the process. Various research activities and case studies are described which are targeted at aiding further development of the decision making frameworks into a more widely useable and effective approach.

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  • 8th Engineering Foundation Conference on Risk-Based Decision Making in Water Resources IX, Santa Barbara, CA (US), 10/15/2001--10/20/2001

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  • Report No.: ANL/EA/CP-103812
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 797874
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc734942

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Habegger, L. & MacDonell, M. Toward improved environmental decisions., article, January 12, 2001; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc734942/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.