IDS.410 Modeling and Assessment for Policy
Explores how scientific information and quantitative models can be used to inform policy decision-making. Develops an understanding of quantitative modeling techniques and their role in the policy process through case studies and interactive activities. Addresses issues such as analysis of scientific assessment processes, uses of integrated assessment models, public perception of quantitative information, methods for dealing with uncertainties, and design choices in building policy-relevant models. Examples focus on models and information used in Earth system governance.
This class has no prerequisites.
IDS.410 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by N. E. Selin.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E25-117.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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