Commentary: Policies: Science-Based or Science-Informed?
Abstract:Because all policy issues cross disciplines, the only truly “scientific” claim for the policy product is that of the decision sciences.
Keywords: decisionmaking; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; policy; research
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Chair SAF Forest Science and Technology Board, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication date: 2002-06-01
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