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TIAS Quarterly No. 3/2010 October

Summary: TIAS Quarterly
No. 3/2010 October
The newsletter of The Integrated Assessment Society (TIAS)
In This Issue:
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Courtesy of D. GŁnther
The Society
The Integrated Assessment Society is a not-for-profit entity created to promote the community
of inter-disciplinary and disciplinary scientists, analysts and practitioners who develop and use
integrated assessment. The goals of the society are to nurture this community, to promote the
development of IA and to encourage its wise application.

Integrated Assessment Defined
Integrated Assessment (IA) can be defined as the interdisciplinary process of integrating
knowledge from various disciplines and stakeholder groups in order to evaluate a problem
situation from a variety of perspectives and provide support for its solution. IA supports
learning and decision processes and helps to identify desirable and possible options for


Source: Awtar, Shorya - Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan


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