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advancing the Comparative Risk Assessment Framework and Tools (CRAFT)

The Comparative Risk Assessment Framework and Tools (CRAFT) is a user-friendly, Web-based support system that helps natural resource managers address uncertainties inherent in land management decisions. Forest ServiceSnapshot : The Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and the University of North Carolina Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center have expanded an integrated risk assessment framework that will help natural resource managers compare the effects of different decisions, despite uncertainties. This collaboration is focused on advancing the Comparative Risk Assessment Framework and Tools (CRAFT) through development of on-line tools and applied workshops.

Principal Investigators(s) :
Steve Norman 
Research Station : Southern Research Station (SRS)
Year : 2011
Highlight ID : 416

Summary

The Southern Research Station's Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and the University of North Carolina Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center have expanded an integrated risk assessment framework that will help natural resource managers compare the effects of different decisions, despite uncertainties. This collaboration is focused on advancing the Comparative Risk Assessment Framework and Tools (CRAFT) through development of on-line tools and applied workshops.

Forest Service Partners

External Partners

 
  • University of North Carolina Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center