Environmental Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty (Repost)

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Environmental Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty  (Repost)

Environmental Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty
Committee on Decision Making Under Uncertainty; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine
NAS Press | 2013 | ISBN: 0309130344 9780309130349 | 228 pages | PDF | 6 MB

This book examines the analysis of uncertainty and explains the statement of task and summarizes the findings to provide guidance to its decision makers and their partners in states and localities on approaches to managing risk in different contexts when uncertainty is present. It also sought guidance on how information on uncertainty should be presented to help risk managers make sound decisions and to increase transparency in its communications with the public about those decisions.

Boxes, Figures, and Tables
Abbreviations and Acronyms
1 Introduction
2 Risk Assessment and Uncertainty
3 Uncertainty in Technological and Economic Factors in EPA's Decision Making
4 Uncertainty and Decision Making: Lessons From Other Public Health Contexts
5 Incorporating Uncertainty into Decision Making
6 Communication of Uncertainty
7 Synthesis and Recommendations
Appendix A Approaches to Accounting for Uncertainty
Appendix B Committee Member Biographical Sketches
Appendix C Meeting Agendas
with TOC BookMarkLinks