Eliciting expert knowledge in conservation science.

  title={Eliciting expert knowledge in conservation science.},
  author={T. Martin and M. Burgman and Fiona Fidler and P. M. Kuhnert and S. Low-Choy and M. McBride and K. Mengersen},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={26 1},
  • T. Martin, M. Burgman, +4 authors K. Mengersen
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology
  • Expert knowledge is used widely in the science and practice of conservation because of the complexity of problems, relative lack of data, and the imminent nature of many conservation decisions. Expert knowledge is substantive information on a particular topic that is not widely known by others. An expert is someone who holds this knowledge and who is often deferred to in its interpretation. We refer to predictions by experts of what may happen in a particular context as expert judgments. In… CONTINUE READING
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