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Extra info for Statistical Methods for the Environmental Sciences: A Selection of Papers Presented at the Conference on Environmetrics, held in Cairo, Egypt, April 4–7, 1989
The damages relate, inter alia, to ecosystems, forests, lake acidification, buildings, health effects and loss of agricultural production. Although damage cost estimates have been made for a number of countries, no solid empirical foundation for these estimates is available. This is usually the case, because the damage is often related to public goods for which no market price exists. In Section 6 we discuss the critical loads approach that avoids the complications of damage costs estimation. For the time being we have assumed that the damage costs are a linear function of acid deposition.
Only the initial and repeat samples, which can more reasonably be assumed to be Bernouilli with constant probability are combined in this second evaluation of the proposed MCL on stringency. d. over both time and space. Of course, the potential increased sensitivity that accrues from a larger (homogeneous) sample size, if a reality, is lost. The long-range stringency may be underestimated although the collected field data evidence does not suggest this. A review of the basic components in decision rule formulation is available in the Appendix.
1001 (~"I leaenda : Ithout brackets:reference projection within brackets: full cooperatlv solution Fig. 2 Average annual deposition of acid equivalents per hectare (excluding ammonia) for the reference projection and for the full cooperative solution (within brackets) in 1995. ~ o Z ;I> r ;l:I tn Z ;I> < o o tn ;>:: ;>:: ~ 00 o THE ECONOMICS OF TRANSBOUNDARY AIR POLLUTION IN EUROPE [311109 5. Full Cooperation: Abatement and Damage Cost Minimisation Instead ofsetting emission targets for S02 and NO" as we did in the reference projection, we could formulate an optimisation problem in which we assume that all countries are willing to cooperate in order to reduce the negative effects of acidification.