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Design of a data-driven environmental decision support system and testing of stakeholder data-collection

Published on May 1, 2014in Environmental Modelling and Software4.55
· DOI :10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.01.025
Jason Papathanasiou11
Estimated H-index: 11
(UoM: University of Macedonia),
Robert E. Kenward27
Estimated H-index: 27
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The aims of this paper are to present the requirements and top level design of a decision support system that facilitates the exchange of environmental information between local level and higher levels of government, as well as to assess the possibility to include the local individual in the decision making process. The design of a tool for data collection and exchange of available data also aims to predict impacts of small-scale locally oriented actions by the local administration and residents on incomes and biodiversity, monitor results of the decisions that follow such prediction and inform central policy assessors to enable appropriate tuning of regulatory and fiscal incentives. The potential of data gathering for use in a DSS was tested by case studies across Europe. The main challenges for implementing effective environmental decision support are now more socio-economic than technical, requiring also a more local-orientated attitude of researchers and government.
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