Risks and Decisions for Conservation and Environmental Management

Risks and Decisions for Conservation and Environmental Management

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.


"The author outlines how to conduct a complete environmental risk management study."
Abstracts of Public Administration, Development, and the Environment

'… aimed at a high level, graduate or higher, audience … a clear assessment of relevant theories and the concepts required both to understand and undertake qualitative and quantitative risk assessments, and then to make realistic decisions from those assessments.' Journal of Biomedical Education

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