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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.

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Discover Our World!

The big catch

UD’s AUV is launched on a scallop mission into the Atlantic Ocean

Crab cake judge

To become a judge at Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-off, take an online quiz

Corals and climate

For corals adjusting to climate change, it’s survival of fattest and most flexible
TEM image of Mariprofundus ferroxydans stalks

Biosignatures of Fe-Oxidizing Microbes

Modern iron-oxidizing microbes and putative microfossils are aiding the identification of biosignatures in the rock record.
horseshoe crab

Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

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

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Department of Geological Sciences

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

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Department of Geography

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

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