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7.3 Language

The language used in the communication and reporting of uncertainty is one of the most important issues. Careful design of communication and reporting should be done in order to avoid information divide, misunderstandings, and misinterpretations.

1. Is the communication of uncertainty (scientific) jargon free?

 jargon free

 some jargon

 jargon loaded

2. If there is some jargon in the reporting document, are there guidelines to facilitate clear and consistent use of terms provided?

 no guidelines

 some guidelines

 clear guidelines

3. Are values made explicit in the reporting process?

 value explicit

 mixed values


4. What is the potential for ambiguity in the wording of the report or in the use of metaphors?