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Incorporating Science into Decision-Making

May 30, 2003

Alan Leshner's Editorial “Public engagement with science” (14 Feb., p. 977) highlights a conundrum: Why is science often ignored in important societal decisions, even as the call for decisions based on sound science escalates? One reason is that decision-making is often driven by a variety of nonscientific, adversarial, and stakeholder dynamics

Publication Year 2003
Title Incorporating Science into Decision-Making
DOI 10.1126/science.300.5624.1370c
Authors Herman A. Karl, Christine E. Turner
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Index ID 70180958
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Geographic Science Center