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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.

DRAFT Syllabus

Discover Our World!

Where Water and Minerals Meet

Molecular scale science may inform water purification methods, battery improvements

June 22: Ocean Currents Lecture

Marine mammal, sea turtle rescues topic of next lecture in Lewes

Superb Scientist, Influential Mentor

CEOE’s Matthew Oliver selected for outstanding doctoral advising and mentoring award

Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests
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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Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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