Accession Number:

ADA099307

Title:

User's Manual for the Evaluation and Sensitivity Analysis Program (ESAP).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

COLORADO UNIV AT BOULDER CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON JUDGMENT AND POLICY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

284.0

Abstract:

The Evaluation and Sensitivity Analysis Program ESAP is an environmental planning technique for the evaluation of alternative water resource management plans. ESAP is based on a weighting-scaling approach to impact assessment and alternative evaluation. The evaluation of the desirability or acceptability of an alternative is based on a systematic combination of information about the impacts on the natural and cultural resources and information about the impacts on the natural and cultural resources and information about the importance weight and preferred levels of such resources. Information for a number of individuals or groups is used to determine how sensitive their evaluations are to differences in judgments about the importance and preferred levels of resources or to uncertainty in projections of resource impacts.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE