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Prediction: Science, Decision Making, and the Future of Nature

Edited By: Daniel Sarewitz, Roger A Pielke and Radford Byerly

405 pages, Figs, tabs

Island Press

Paperback | Apr 2000 | #106491 | ISBN: 1559637765
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106489 | ISBN: 1559637757
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About this book

Offers a fascinating and wide-ranging look at the interdependent scientific, political, and social factors involved in using science-based predictions to guide policy making. Through ten detailed case studies, it explores society's efforts to generate reliable scientific information about complex natural systems and to use that information in making sound policy decisions.


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