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Scientific independence: A key to credibilityAuthor(s): Leonard F. Ruggiero
Source: In: EcoReport. Missoula, MT: Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: 1-2,4
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionIndependence and objectivity are key ingredients of scientific credibility, especially in research organizations that are part of a natural resource management agency like the Forest Service. Credibility, in turn, is essential to the utility of scientific information in socio-political processes. In order to develop this thesis further, a basic understanding of Forest Service organizational structure is important.
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CitationRuggiero, Leonard F. 2007. Scientific independence: A key to credibility. In: EcoReport. Missoula, MT: Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: 1-2,4
KeywordsBEMRP, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project, scientific credibility, Forest Service
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