Discussion Questions

  • The article breaks down the process of generating forecasts for management into 4 phases. Briefly define each phase.
    • Scoping
    • Development
    • Delivery
    • Evaluation
  • What are some of the ethical issues that can emerge in each of the four phases? (Some sections have a bunch of them listed, its ok to just pull out the ones that were most interesting to you)
  • What are the core principles the authors recommend for conducting ethical forecasting?
  • As ecological forecasting gets off the ground, what are some of the challenges we may face to make sure we are doing forecasting ethically?