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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 11.375 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Role of Science and Scientists in Collaborative Approaches to Environmental Policymaking 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Urban Studies and Planning 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Herman Karl 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 11.375 Role of Science and Scientists in Collaborative Approaches to Environmental Policymaking

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a complete reading list and a set of lecture notes.

    Course Description

    This course examines joint fact-finding within the context of adaptive and ecosystem-based management. Challenges and obstacles to collaborative approaches for deciding environmental and natural resource policy and the institutional changes within federal agencies necessary to utilize joint fact-finding as a means to link science and societal decisions are discussed and reviewed with scientists and managers. Senior-level federal policymakers also participate in these discussions.

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