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Main Title Global-Change Scenarios. Their Development and Use. U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment Product 2.1b.
CORP Author Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.
Publisher Jul 2007
Year Published 2007
Stock Number PB2008-101072
Additional Subjects Climate change ; Global aspects ; Decision making ; Scenarios ; Strategic planning ; Assessments ; Environmental issues ; Future conditions ; Climate Change Science Program (CCSP)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2008-101072 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 07/09/2008
Collation 116p
Abstract A scenario is a description of potential future conditions produced to inform decision-making under uncertainty. Scenarios can help inform decisions that involve high stakes and poorly characterized uncertainty, which may thwart other, conventional forms of analysis or decision support. Originally developed to study military and security problems, scenarios are now widely used for strategic planning and assessment in businesses and other organizations, and increasingly to inform planning, analysis, and decisionmaking for environmental issues, including climate change. Scenarios can serve many purposes. They can help inform specific decisions, or can provide inputs to assessments, models, or other decision-support activities when these activities need specification of potential future conditions. They can also provide various forms of indirect decision support, such as clarifying an issues importance, framing a decision agenda, shaking up habitual thinking, stimulating creativity, clarifying points of agreement and disagreement, identifying and engaging needed participants, or providing a structure for analysis of potential future decisions.
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Category Codes 55; 48; 68; 70E
NTIS Prices PC A07
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 009400170
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