Environmental modeling with stakeholders [electronic resource] : theory, methods, and applications / Steven Gray, Michael Paolisso, Rebecca Jordan, Stefan Gray, editors.

Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
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Environmental sciences -- Mathematical models.
Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Structure of the Book; Book Chapters; Concluding Remarks; Contents; Contributors; Part I: The Process of Environmental Modeling with Stakeholders; Chapter 1: Cognitive, Material and Technological Considerations in Participatory Environmental Modeling; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Cognitive Environmental Knowledge and Values; 1.3 Material and Technological Dycamics; 1.3.1 The Conceptual Limitations of Models; 1.3.2 The Materiality of Computational Modeling; 1.3.3 Code Structures; 1.3.4 Broader Socio-Ecological Systems; 1.4 Conclusion: Insights from the Chesapeake Bay
2.4.1 Cultural Tools That Participants Can Learn by Engagement in Participatory Modeling2.4.2 Process Designers Can Promote Interactions and Activities to Promote Learning of Cultural Tools; 2.4.3 Process Designers Can Select Participants and Define Roles to Promote Learning of Cultural Tools; 2.4.4 Process Designers Can Selectively Use Cultural Tools to Promote Learning; 2.5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Values in Participatory Modeling: Theory and Practice; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Philosophy of Participatory Modeling: Integrating Values, Not Just Knowledge
3.3 Revisiting Best Practices of Participatory Modeling3.4 An Example: Can Optimization Help with Value-Setting?; 3.5 Conclusions; References; Chapter 4: Eliciting Judgments, Priorities, and Values Using Structured Survey Methods; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Survey Respondents; 4.3 Survey Design and Deployment; 4.4 Elicitation Approaches; 4.5 Applications in Environmental Science and Decision Making; 4.5.1 Characterizing the Significance of Adverse Events Across a Large-Scale Hydropower System in British Columbia, Canada
4.5.2 Selecting Regulatory Options for Managing Incidental Take of Migratory Birds from Human Development Across Canada4.5.3 Understanding Boater Perceptions of Environmental Issues Affecting Lakes in Northern Wisconsin, USA; 4.6 Final Thoughts; References; Chapter 5: Participatory Modeling and Structured Decision Making; 5.1 Introduction; 5.1.1 Collaborative Decision Making: A Participatory Process; 5.2 The Structured Decision Making Framework; 5.2.1 Problem ; 5.2.2 Objectives ; 5.2.3 Alternatives ; 5.2.4 Consequences; Influence Diagrams ; Decision Trees
Includes index.
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Gray, Steven, editor.
Paolisso, Michael, editor.
Jordan, Rebecca, editor.
Gray, Stefan, editor.
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