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Thematic Guide to Integrated Assessment Modeling

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The Integrated Assessment Paradigm

 

In this section we raise and briefly answer three questions regarding integrated assessments. The intent of this section is to provide a brief summary of a number of salient aspects of Integrated Assessments. Since Integrated Assessments can mean different things to different people, these questions provide a common conceptual basis for the rest of this article. We do not attempt to provide a complete overview of IA research. That task has been carried out elsewhere (Rotmans et al., 1995; Dowlatabadi, 1995; Parsons, 1995; Weyant, 1995)

 

 

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Sources

Parson, E.A. and K. Fisher-Vanden, Searching for Integrated Assessment: A Preliminary Investigation of Methods, Models, and Projects in the Integrated Assessment of Global Climatic Change. Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). University Center, Mich. 1995.

 

Suggested Citation

Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). 1995. Thematic Guide to Integrated Assessment Modeling of Climate Change [online]. Palisades, NY: CIESIN. Available at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/mva/iamcc.tg/TGHP.html [accessed DATE].

 

 

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