SMCA 2014 Course programme

 
Lecture Room IT112, Entrance M
Linnanmaa, University of Oulu, Finland
Street address Paavo Havaksen tie 3, Oulu
 
 

Wednesday January 21, 2015 at 9-17

  • Introduction to environmental decision-making and MCA
  • Coffee break
  • Methodological steps in MCA (I): value functions and weight assessment 
  • Lunch break
  • Methodological steps in MCA (II): aggregation techniques
  • Decision Support Systems (DSS): overview and demo
  • Coffee break
  • Hands-on exercises
  • Discussion

 

Thursday January 22, 2015 at 9-17

  • Methodological steps in MCA (III): sensitivity analysis 
  • Coffee break
  • Case studies
  • Hands-on exercises 
  • Lunch break
  • Adding the spatial component: the principles of SMCA
  • GIS-based DSS: Overview and demo
  • Coffee break
  • Hands-on exercises
  • Discussion

     

Friday January 23, 2015 at 9-12

  • SMCA: techniques and case studies
  • Hands-on exercises 
  • Coffee break
  • Hands-on exercises (continued)
  • Final discussion on the contribution of MCA and SMCA to decision-making, and the role of different actors
  • Conclusion of the course

Last updated: 19.1.2015