**ISBN:** 111999263X

**Author:** Jef Caers

**Language:** English

**Publisher:** Wiley; 1 edition (July 5, 2011)

**Pages:** 246

**Category:** Earth Sciences

**Subcategory:** Science

**Rating:** 4.1

**Votes:** 157

**Size Fb2:** 1751 kb

**Size ePub:** 1225 kb

**Size Djvu:** 1723 kb

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The book covers key issues such as: Spatial and time aspect; large complexity and dimensionality; computation power; costs of'engineering'the Earth; uncertainty in the modeling and decision process

The book covers key issues such as: Spatial and time aspect; large complexity and dimensionality; computation power; costs of'engineering'the Earth; uncertainty in the modeling and decision process. Focusing on reliable and practical methods this book provides an invaluable primer for the complex area of decision making with uncertainty in the Earth Sciences.

The aim of the book is to provide an introductory overview which covers a broad range of tried-and-tested tools.

The book covers key issues such as: Spatial and time aspect; large complexity and dimensionality; computation power; costs of 'engineering' the Earth; uncertainty in the modeling and decision process

The book covers key issues such as: Spatial and time aspect; large complexity and dimensionality; computation power; costs of 'engineering' the Earth; uncertainty in the modeling and decision process. 4 Model Complexity 54. Further Reading 54. 4 Engineering the Earth: Making Decisions Under Uncertainty 55. Introduction 55. Making Decisions 57.

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