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Uncertainty and Environmental Decision Making A Handbook of Research and Best Practice

Edited By: Jerzy A Filar and Alain Haurie
338 pages, 82 figs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Uncertainty and Environmental Decision Making
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This book presents the state of the art in applying operations research and management science (OR/MS) techniques to a broad range of environmental decision making (EDM) challenges. Drawing on leading researchers in the field, it provides a guided tour of selected methods and tools to help deal with issues such as climate change, depleting biodiversity and biocapacity, and more general atmospheric, water and soil pollution problems.

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Introduction.- Uncertainty in integrated assessment models.- Parameter identification and calibration in complex earth system models.- Uncertainty and market based instruments for environmental management.- Viability theory vs robust control models.- Stochastic programming vs. stochastic control models.- Uncertainty, precautionary principle and equity.- Case studies.- Index.

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Edited By: Jerzy A Filar and Alain Haurie
338 pages, 82 figs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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