Report of Working Group III
This report summarizes the discussions of the Working Group on Natural Resource Assessments and Resource Management that were held as part of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on “Deposit and Geoenvironmental Models for Resource Exploitation and Environmental Security.” The Working Group was made up of experts who represented 12 countries and had expertise in such fields as the geosciences and natural resources. The discussions focused on the scope of natural-resource assessments, the formats for presenting assessments, and the relation with geoenvironmental assessments. The Working Group stressed the importance of effective communication to the users of assessments and the responsibilities of the scientists who make assessments.
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