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Scientific Uncertainty and Environmental Problem Solving

Series: Environmental Sciences Library

Edited By: John Lemons

433 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #51715 | ISBN: 0865424764
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Takes a case-study approach to evaluating the implications of scientific uncertainty on environmental management decision-making, and contains practical recommendations for how scientific uncertainty can be factored into environmental decision-making processes.


Contents

Introduction: Scientific Uncertainty And Environmental Problem-Solving Methodological Rules For Four Classes Of Scientific Uncertainty Uncertainties In The Disposal Of High-Level Nuclear Waste Scientific Uncertainty As A Constraint To Environmental Problem-Solving: Large-Scale Ecosystems Uncertainty In Managing Ecosystems Sustainably Scientific Uncertainty And Environmental Policy: Four Pollution Case Studies Uncertainties Associated With Extrapolating From Toxicological Responses In Laboratory Systems To The Responses Of Natural Systems The Conservation Of Biodiversity: Scientific Uncertainty And The Burden Of Proof Resolving Uncertainty In Marine Fisheries Management: Can We? Scientific Uncertainties And Water Resources Management Scientific Uncertainty And The Environmental Impact Assessment Process In The United States Implications Of Scientific Uncertainty To Environmental Impact Assessment: The International Environment Environmental Problem-Solving In An Age Of Electronic Communications: Towards An Integrated Or Reductionist Model? The Implications Of Scientific Uncertainty To Environmental Law Science Assumptions And Misplaced Certainty In Natural Resources And Environmental Problem-Solving

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