Open Assessment
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Open Assessment

Open assessment is a method for making impact assessments where anyone can participate and contribute.[1] Most open assessments have been made in Opasnet, which is a wiki-based web-workspace specifically designed for this purpose. The open assessment method has been developed in the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland originally for providing guidance in complex environmental health problems. So far, it has been applied on e.g. air pollution[2] and pollutants in fish.[3] Opasnet has won the World Summit Award Finland competition, the eGovernment and Institutions category.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Jouni T. Tuomisto, Mikko Pohjola: Open Risk Assessment - A new way of providing scientific information for decision-making. Publications of the National Public Health Institute 2007:B18 ISBN 978-951-740-736-6 [1]
  2. ^ Marko Tainio: Methods and Uncertainties in the Assessment of the Health Effects of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Air Pollution. National Institute for Health and Welfare, 2009:18. ISBN 978-952-245-102-6 [2]
  3. ^ [3], accessed Jan 12, 2011.
  4. ^ World Summit Award Finland [4], accessed Jan 12, 2011.

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