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000010839 245__ $$aThe Value of Information: A Background Paper on Measuring the Contribution of Space-Derived Earth Science Data to National Resource Management
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000010839 336__ $$aWorking or Discussion Paper
000010839 446__ $$aEnglish
000010839 490__ $$aDiscussion Paper 05-26
000010839 520__ $$aThis study, prepared at the request of the Office of Earth Science at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), describes a general framework for conceptualizing the value of information and illustrates how the framework might be used to value information from earth science data collected from space. The framework serves two purposes. One purpose is provision of a common basis by which to conduct and evaluate studies of the value of earth science information that serves a variety of uses, from improving environmental quality to protecting public health and safety. The second purpose is to better inform decision-makers about the value of data and information. Decision-makers comprise three communities: consumers and producers of information, public officials whose job is to fund productive investment in data acquisition and information development (including sensors and other hardware, algorithm design and software tools, and a trained labor force), and the public at large.
000010839 650__ $$aResource /Energy Economics and Policy
000010839 6531_ $$avalue of information
000010839 6531_ $$aearth science
000010839 6531_ $$anatural resource economics
000010839 700__ $$aMacAuley, Molly K.
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