Pursuit: Risk Perception in the Provision of Aquatic Ecosystem Services

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Time of Event: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 09:00 to Friday, October 27, 2017 - 17:00

 

"Risk Perception in the Provision of Aquatic Ecosystem Services"

This is a closed meeting for a funded group of visiting scholars.

We propose to convene a group of diverse scholars with expertise on the biophysical, psychological, socio-economic, health, and regulatory aspects of water quality issues to:

  • Develop comparable measures of objective risk signals for HCBs in the Lake Erie and Lake Champlain basins.
  • Compile data sources on subjective risks/beliefs to create a dataset of psychological and socio-economic risk signals to integrate with the objective risk database.
  • Use systems modeling techniques to test the hypothesis that amplification of subjective risk perceptions may trigger a shift in policy cycle from ineffective to effective; and dampening of subjective risk perceptions may trigger policy cycle to shift from effective to ineffective cycle.

 

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Event type: 
Project Meeting
Event Attendance: 
Private Working Group
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