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Incorporating uncertainty and social values in managing invasive alien species: A deliberative multi-criteria evaluation approach

Liu, Shuang; Sheppard, Andy; Kriticos, Darren; Cook, David


The management of Invasive Alien Species (IAS) is stymied by complex social values and severe levels of uncertainty. However, these two challenges are often hidden in the conventional model of management by "value-free" analyses and probability-based estimates of risk. As a result, diverse social values and wide margins of error in risk assessment carry zero weights in the decision-making process, leaving IAS risk decisions to be made in the wake of political pressure and the crisis atmosphere...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Invasions
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-011-0045-4


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