Risks and Decisions for Conservation and Environmental Management
Author: Mark Burgman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: April 07, 2005
Emphasizing the philosophy of uncertainty and the frailties of human psychology when people are confronted with risky situations, this book describes how to conduct a thorough environmental risk assessment. Technical methods are provided to help make assessments more objective and less prone to the biases of those involved in the assessment. Consideration is given to the way in which both subjective beliefs and technical analysis may be used to make better informed decisions.