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Group decision-making techniques for natural resource management applications

Beth A. K. Coughlan

Group decision-making techniques for natural resource management applications

by Beth A. K. Coughlan

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources -- Management -- Decision making.,
  • Group decision making.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-55).

    Statementby Beth A.K. Coughlan, Carl L. Armour.
    SeriesResource publication / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service -- 185, Resource publication (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) -- 185.
    ContributionsArmour, Carl L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS914 .A3 no. 185, HC21 .A3 no. 185
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19967096M

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    Stuart (Stu) Cottrell PhD is a Professor in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at CSU and coordinator of the undergraduate concentration in Global CSU, he teaches courses in ecotourism, sustainable tourism development, and tourism research. Prior to coming to CSU in , Stu was an assistant professor in the Department of Leisure, Tourism and Environment at. The following is the established format for referencing this article: Pollard, S., H. Biggs, and D. R. Du Toit. A systemic framework for context-based decision making in natural resource management: reflections on an integrative assessment of water and livelihood Cited by: 7.

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