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Amy K. Snover
PB AF 595
Seattle Campus

Topics in Environmental Policy and Management

Examines various topics of public importance in environmental policy and management. Integrates the political, managerial, and economic dimensions of these issues.

Class description

"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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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Amy K. Snover
Date: 02/06/2006