A Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Environmental Data Collection Systems.
Final rept. on Phase 3,
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The report summarizes the accomplishement of the following three Objectives Develop a versatile computerized cost effectiveness CE model that is applicable to National Data Buoy Systems and other national marine environmental data collection systems Obtain for use with the CE model quantified expert judgement concerning data users requirements and estimates of data collection system performance and costs Demonstrate the applicability of the improved CE model to analysis of postulated data collection system concepts, including data buoys in a system mix with other data collection platforms. It describes the activities that have been performed in developing a computerized CE Methodology embracing extensive use of quantified expert judgment and tailored specifically to serve as an aid in project decision making. Author
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