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Title Structured decision making : case studies in natural resource management / edited by Michael C. Runge, Sarah J. Converse, James E. Lyons, and David R. Smith.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.

Series Wildlife management and conservation
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- Decision making.
Wildlife management -- Decision making.
Alt Name Runge, Michael Carl, 1967-
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Michael Runge and his coeditors have prepared a collection that walks the reader through about fifteen real-world examples in which structured decision making, or SDM, was used to solve wildlife management problems. SDM is a useful approach to problems with conflicting interests, competing priorities, and various stakeholders. The case studies describe the process that unfolded and the outcomes/actions taken"-- Provided by publisher
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Decision Analysis for Managing Public Natural Resources / Michael C. Runge and Ellen A. Bean -- Part I: Structuring Decisions -- 2. Introduction to Structuring Decisions / David R. Smith -- 3. Allocating Funds under the National Fish Habitat Action Plan / Michael C. Runge -- 4. Keeping Hawai'i's Forest Birds One Step Ahead of Disease in a Warming World / Eben H. Paxton and Jim Kraus -- Part II: Addressing Trade-Offs -- 5. Introduction to Multi-criteria Decision Analysis / Sarah J. Converse -- 6. Strategic Conservation of an Imperiled Freshwater Mussel, the Dwarf Wedgemussel, in North Carolina / David R. Smith and Sarah E. McRae-- 7. Spawning Closures for Coral Reef Fin Fish / Terry Walshe and Stephanie Slade -- 8. Managing Water for Oil Sands Mining / Dan W. Ohlson, Andrew J. Paul, and Graham E. Long -- Part III: Addressing Resource Allocation -- 9. Introduction to Resource Allocation / James E. Lyons -- 10. Resource Allocation for Coastal Wetland Management: Confronting Uncertainty about Sea Level Rise / James E. Lyons, Kevin S. Kalasz, Gregory Breese, and Clint W. Boal -- 11. Reserve Network Design for Prairie-Dependent Taxa in South Puget Sound / Sarah J. Converse, Beth Gardner, and Steven Morey -- 12. Optimizing Resource Allocation for Managing a Shrub Invading Alpine Peatlands in Australia / Joslin L. Moore and Charlie Pascoe -- Part IV: Addressing Risk -- 13. Introduction to Risk Analysis / Michael C. Runge and Sarah J. Converse -- 14. Addressing Disease Risk to Develop a Health Program for Bighorn Sheep in Montana / Sarah N. Sells, Michael S. Mitchell, and Justin A. Gude -- 15. Hedging against Uncertainty When Granting Permits for Mitigation / Jean Fitts Cochrane, Taber D. Allison, and Eric V. Lonsdorf -- 16. Dealing with Risk Attitudes in Supplementary Feeding of Mauritius Olive White-Eyes / Stefano Canessa, Christelle Ferriére, Nicolas Zuël, and John G. Ewen -- Part V: Addressing Knowledge Gaps -- 17. Introduction to Prediction and the Value of Information / David R. Smith -- 18. Developing Performance Criteria for a Population Model for Indiana Bat Conservation / Jennifer A. Szymanski and Lori B. Pruitt -- 19. Using a Research Experiment to Reduce Key Uncertainty about Managing Vernal Pool Habitats for Obligate Amphibian Species / Adam W. Green and Larissa L. Bailey -- 20. Prioritizing Uncertainties to Improve Management of a Reintroduction Program / Sarah J. Converse -- Part VI: Addressing Linked and Dynamic Decisions -- 21. Introduction to Linked and Dynamic Decisions / Michael C. Runge -- 22. Restoration of Wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region / Victoria M. Hunt, Melinda G. Knutson, and Eric V. Lonsdorf -- 23. An Adaptive Approach to Vegetation Management in Native Prairies of the Northern Great Plains / Clinton T. Moore, Jill J. Gannon, Terry L. Shaffer, and Cami S. Dixon -- 24. Decision Implementation and the Double-Loop Processin Adaptive Management of Horseshoe Crab Harvest in Delaware Bay / Conor P. McGowan, James E. Lyons, and David R. Smith.
ISBN 9781421437576 (electronic bk.)
1421437570 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1152523215
Additional Format Print version: Structured decision making. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020 9781421437569 (DLC) 2019026094 (OCoLC)1107062803

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