Home   /   Our People   /   Profiles   /   jcorbett   /   Decision Tools for Policy Analysis

Decision Tools for Policy Analysis

MAST 663-010

Develops quantitative decision-making skills for science and technology policy decisions. Covers decision-making under uncertainty, axioms of decision analysis, decision trees, influence diagrams sensitivity analysis, confidence intervals, value of information, and multi-attribute decision theory. Introduces life-cycle analysis, discounting and inflation, and benefit-cost decision frameworks.

DRAFT Syllabus

Discover Our World!

OCEANIC 'HEAT SINK'

Multi-institutional study sheds new light into global warming ‘hiatus’
ocean waves and sea spray

Breakers and the atmosphere

Understanding weather and climate through droplets known as ocean spray
Climate scientist Laurence C Smith Lecture on Nov 3

Nov 3 - Mather Lecture

Leading climate scientist to discuss Greenland’s contribution to global sea level
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
James Heiss

Water mixing zone

Studying reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifers
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests

Make a Gift - Donate to UD

 

CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

Learn More
Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

Learn More
Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

Learn More


College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

Back to Top