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Title: Focused Science Delivery makes science make sense.

Author: Scheuering, Rachel W.; Barbour, Jamie.;

Date: 2004

Source: Western Forester. 49(5). 3 p

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Science does not exist in a vacuum, but reading scientific publications might make you think it does. Although the policy and management implications of their findings could often touch a much wider audience, many scientists write only for the few people in the world who share their area of expertise. In addition, most scientific publications provide information that is more like clues than complete answers. Making science truly meaningful in the formulation and implementation of natural resource management policy requires an additional step where the clues are fit together and polished so that they tell a story we can all follow and understand. This "synthesis and integration" of the small bits of information provided by individual publications (often from a variety of disciplines), makes scientific knowledge much more available for application. This is where the Focused Science Delivery (FSD) program comes in.

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Scheuering, Rachel W.; Barbour, Jamie. 2004. Focused Science Delivery makes science make sense. Western Forester. 49(5). 3 p

 


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