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Main Title Prediction : science, decision making, and the future of nature /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Sarewitz, Daniel R.
Pielke, Roger A.,
Byerly, Radford.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 43397046
ISBN 1559637757; 9781559637756; 1559637765; 9781559637763
Subjects Science and state. ; Decision making. ; Forecasting. ; Prognose ; Naturwissenschaften ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Politik ; Umweltpolitik
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0666/00008179-d.html
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  Q125.P928 2000 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/12/2018
ELBM  Q125.P928 2000 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/08/2011
ESAM  Q125.P928 2000 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/01/2000
Collation xv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Introduction : Death, taxes, and environmental policy / Daniel Sarewitz, Roger A. Pielke, Jr., and Radford Byerly, Jr. -- Prediction in science and policy / Daniel Sarewitz and Roger A. Pielke, Jr. -- Why predict? Historical perspectives on prediction in earth science / Naomi Oreskes -- Uncertainty, judgment, and error in prediction / Thomas R. Stewart -- Short-term weather prediction : an orchestra in need of a conductor / William H. Hooke and Roger Pielke, Jr. -- Flood prediction : immersed in the quagmire of national flood mitigation strategy / Stanley A. Changnon -- The asteroid/comet impact hazard : Homo sapiens as dinosaur? / Clark R. Chapman -- Predicting earthquakes : science, pseudoscience, and public policy paradox / Joanne M. Nigg -- What you know can hurt you : predicting the behavior of nourished beaches / Orrin H. Pilkey -- Is this number to your liking? Water quality predictions in mining impact studies / Robert E. Moran -- From tin roof to torn wet blanket : predicting and observing groundwater movement at a proposed nuclear waste site / Daniel Metlay -- Oil and gas resource appraisal : diminishing reserves, increasing supplies / Donald L. Gautier -- Predictive modeling of acid rain : obstacles to generating useful information / Charles Herrick -- Prediction and other approaches to climate change policy / Steve Rayner -- Alternatives to prediction / Ronald D. Brunner -- Prediction in society / Dale Jamieson -- Prediction and characteristic times / Radford Byerly, Jr. -- A decision framework for prediction in environmental policy / Charles Herrick and J. Michael Pendleton -- Decision making and the future of nature : understanding and using predictions / Roger A. Pielke, Jr., Daniel Sarewitz, and Radford Byerly, Jr. Based upon ten case studies, Prediction explores how science-based predictions guide policy making and what this means in terms of global warming, biogenetically modifying organisms and polluting the environment with chemicals.
Place Published Washington, D.C.
PUB Date Free Form ©2000
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 00008179
Merged OCLC records 44397789; 1022610880
OCLC Time Stamp 20181210064709
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 05097cam 22008774a 45010