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Assessing the ‘usability’ of climate change research for decision-making: A case study of the Canadian International Polar Year

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2013

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Ford, James D., Knight, Maggie, and Pearce, Tristan, 2013, Assessing the ‘usability’ of climate change research for decision-making: A case study of the Canadian International Polar Year: Global Environmental Change, v. 23, no. 5, p. 1317-1326.

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The creation of ‘usable science’ is widely promoted by many environmental change focused research programs. Few studies however, have examined the relationship between research conducted as part of such programs and the decision-making outcomes that the work is supposed to advance, and is constrained by limited methodological development on how to empirically assess the ‘usability’ of science. Herein, this paper develops a conceptual model and assessment rubric to quantitatively and systematically evaluate the usability of climate change research for informing decision-making. We focus on the process through which data is collected, analyzed and reported and examine the extent to which key principles of usable science are integrated [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.06.001
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0959-3780

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