Best Paper of 2012 for Risk Analysis!
January 3, 2013

 

"Using Expert Judgments to Explore Robust Alternatives for Forest Management under Climate Change" was published in the December 2012 journal Risk Analysis, and was selected as a Best Paper of 2012.  Timothy McDaniels, Tamsin Mills, Robin Gregory and Dan Ohlson co-authored this article which discusses robust decision making (RDM). RDM "entails selecting alternatives that are reasonably likely to be effective in achieving objectives, over a range of uncertainties." The context of the article "involves decisions about managing forest lands that have been severely affected by mountain pine beetles in British Columbia, a pest infestation that is climate exacerbated."