This manual details the 8-step causal criteria framework, a method that can be used to integrate information from different data sources.
It demonstrates how a Multiple Lines and Levels of Evidence (MLLE) approach can be used to address questions of causality.
- The 8-step Causal Criteria Framework - p4
- Process for weighting evidence - p22
- Reporting conclusions - p28
- Causal criteria example - p30
- Glossary - p34
- Acknowledgements - p36
- References - p36
Norris R, Nichols S, Ransom G, Liston P, Barlow A, and Mugodo J (2008) Causal Criteria Methods Manual. Methods for applying the multiple lines and levels of evidence (MLLE) approach for addressing questions of causality, eWater Cooperative Research Centre, & Institute for Applied Ecology, School of Resource Environment & Heritage Science, University of Canberra. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20180630045837/https://www.usbr.gov/uc/rm/amp/twg/mtgs/10nov15/Attach_14.pdf (archived)
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