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BBN
Bayesian Belief Network
Bayesian Belief Networks (BBN’s) provide a useful integrative tool for linking science knowledge on components of complex land-water-social systems to explore scenarios to optimise benefits of different practices... Read More A BBN is a probabilistic graphical model (a type of statistical model) that represents a set of random variables and their conditional dependencies via a directed acyclic graph.... Read More Land Community Air Quality Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biodiversity Waste Freshwater land, water, social, economic, environmental
MCA
Multicriteria Analysis
Multicriteria analysis or multiobjective decision making is a type of decision analysis tool that is particularly applicable to cases where a single-criterion approach (such as cost-benefit analysis) falls... Read More MCA describes any structured approach used to determine overall preferences among alternative options, where the options accomplish several objectives. In MCA, desirable objectives are specified and corresponding attributes... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater social, environmental, technical, economic, financial
MM
Mediated Modelling
MM aims to: increase the level of shared understanding among its participants, build concensus about the structure of a complex topic and its... Read More The foundations of mediated modeling (MM) are grounded in group model building. Group model building referring to those interventions in which a client group is... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater policy, research, management alternatives
CBA
Cost Benefit Analysis
Cost benefit analysis is a decision making tool that aims to assess the value of a proposal or competing proposals on a consistent basis. Read More Cost-benefit analysis is a method for organising information to aid decisions about the allocation of resources. Its power as an analytical tool rests in two main features: costs... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater
Scenario Planning Scenario planning, also called scenario thinking or scenario analysis, is a strategic planning tool that organisations can use to asssit decision making and in developing flexible long-term... Read More Scenario planning or thinking has an established and successful heritage, with deep roots in the development of decision-making. Carefully managed scenario building process can help organisations improve their... Read More
Impact Assessments Impact assessment, simply defined, is the process of identifying the future consequences of a current or proposed action. Read More Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is the process of analysing and managing intended and unintended consequences of planned developments or other interventions on the environment, including those linked to... Read More Air Quality Land Coastal Urban Systems Natural Hazards Biosecurity Biodiversity Community Waste Freshwater
Risk Assessments Risk assessment is a key process in the management of risk.  It provides a process for the consistent and considered assessment of both the likelihood and consequence of... Read More Risk assessment is a step in a risk management procedure. Risk assessment is the determination of quantitative or qualitative value of risk related to a concrete situation and... Read More
Issues Mapping Mapping concepts and ideas can help in the formulation of research questions. Because it can involve groups it is a useful tool for promoting the participation of... Read More The design and planning of an evaluation methodology can commence with the mapping of key concepts and ideas. Different methods could be used to provide the map... Read More