Amy K. Snover
Exploration of interdisciplinary themes in environmental science communication. Topics vary.
"Role of Scientific Information in Environmental Decisions" This course examines how science contributes to decisions that involve the natural environment: how science and scientists help frame debates and decisions; how scientific findings are incorporated into decision-making processes; how scientists and nonscientists deal with uncertainty about scientific questions. Illustrates the need for accurate representation and critical evaluation of scientific information. Introduces quantitative decision-analytic tools.
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