National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Socioeconomic surveys of human use, knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions in South Florida from 2014-01-20 to 2014-07-03 (NCEI Accession 0161541)

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The data in this file comes from a survey of adult residents in South Florida. The survey results were obtained from a random stratified sample of households in Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties in South Florida in the year 2014. These data were collected to record baseline human dimensions information and socioeconomic characteristics of South Florida’s coral reef adjacent populations such as human use patterns, management support/opposition, and knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of coral reefs/coral reef management. These baseline data are being used as a starting point for the National Coral Reef Monitoring Program’s socioeconomic monitoring of South Florida’s coral reefs. Data were collected via telephone using random digit dialing, and the total sample size for this survey was 1,210 with a response rate of 13.4%.
  • Cite as: Edwards, Peter; Loerzel, Jarrod; Levine, Arielle; Gorstein, Matt; Dillard, Maria (2017). National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Socioeconomic surveys of human use, knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions in South Florida from 2014-01-20 to 2014-07-03 (NCEI Accession 0161541). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2014-01-20 to 2014-07-03
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 27.263103
S: 24.544198
E: -80.031194
W: -81.815916
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  • National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Socioeconomic surveys of human use, knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions in South Florida
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  • National Coral Reef Monitoring Program Implementation: Biological and Socioeconomic Monitoring
  • National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Understanding Socioeconomic Connections
  • National Coral Reef Monitoring Program Socioeconomic Monitoring Component: Summary Findings for South Florida, 2014
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    • gov.noaa.nodc:NCRMP-Socio-Florida
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-04-15
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Data were collected via telephone using random digit dialing, and the total sample size for this survey was 1,210 with a response rate of 13.4%. For a complete description of the data collection method, see Gorstein et al. (2016). Resident surveys took place in South Florida in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, and Monroe counties in 2014. The potential respondent universe for this study was adults, eighteen years or older, who live in one of the five above counties for at least 3 months out of the year. Due to the importance of understanding all potential users of the coral reefs who may be affected by activities related to NOAA’s CRCP, the survey was not restricted to those who live directly on the coastline. Therefore, all adults in these counties were included in the potential respondent universe. Residents were surveyed via telephone from January – March 2014, and again from May – July 2014. Phone number lists were purchased for the five counties containing both landline and cell phone numbers. Each number from the list was called up to five times, at which point the number was dropped from the calling process if it had not yet been answered. Contracted surveyors used Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) software and offered the survey in two languages: English and Spanish. Data analysis included descriptive analyses (e.g., measures of central tendency, examination of distribution), as well as examinations of statistical relationships between variables (e.g., cross tabulations, correlation, regression analyses). As a result of the survey under-sampling some demographic groups in South Florida (most notably younger people and Hispanic people), post-stratification sampling weights were calculated to make the sample representative of South Florida’s population. These post-stratification sampling weights were designed to fix the skewness of responses toward older people and non-Hispanic people, and were employed in all statistical analyses.


Submission Package ID: NEH7H6
Purpose The National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP) details a long-term approach to provide an ecosystem perspective via monitoring climate, fish, benthic, and socioeconomic variables in a consistent and integrated manner. The NCRMP in intended to coordinate various Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) biological, physical, and human dimensions activities into a cohesive NOAA-wide effort. Through the implementation of the NCRMP, NOAA will be able to clearly and concisely communicate results of national-scale monitoring to national, state, and territorial policy makers, resource managers, and the public on a periodic basis.
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Edwards, Peter; Loerzel, Jarrod; Levine, Arielle; Gorstein, Matt; Dillard, Maria (2017). National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Socioeconomic surveys of human use, knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions in South Florida from 2014-01-20 to 2014-07-03 (NCEI Accession 0161541). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Edwards, Peter
  • Loerzel, Jarrod
  • Levine, Arielle
  • Gorstein, Matt
  • Dillard, Maria
Principal Investigators
  • Peter Edwards
    US DOC; NOAA; NOS; Coral Reef Conservation Program (Coral Reef Conservation Program - CRCP)
  • Jarrod Loerzel
    US DOC; NOAA; NOS; National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)
Collaborators
  • Arielle Levine
    US DOC; NOAA; NOS; Coral Reef Conservation Program (Coral Reef Conservation Program - CRCP)
  • Justine Kimball
    US DOC; NOAA; NOS; Coral Reef Conservation Program (Coral Reef Conservation Program - CRCP)
Contributors
Resource Providers
Points of Contact
  • Matt Gorstein
    US DOC; NOAA; NOS; National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NOS; Coral Reef Conservation Program
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NOS; National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
  • Geographic Information > Socioeconomic
CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Baseline studies
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Socio-economic Survey
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS
  • EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > SOCIOECONOMICS
NCCOS Keywords
  • NCCOS Research Data Type > Field Observation
  • NCCOS Research Priority > Long-term Monitoring
  • NCCOS Research Priority > Social Science
  • NCCOS Research Topic > Coral Reefs
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NOS/NCCOS > National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords Submitter Instrument Keywords
  • Questionnaire
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS CoRIS Place Thesaurus
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Broward County > Broward County (26N080W0006)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Florida Reef Tract (25N080W0002)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Miami-Dade County (25N080W0038)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County (24N081W0020)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Palm Beach County > West Palm Beach (26N080W0004)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Broward County (26N080W0006)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Florida Reef Tract (25N080W0002)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > West Palm Beach (26N080W0004)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Miami-Dade County (25N080W0038)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Monroe County (24N081W0020)
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
NCCOS Research Location Keywords
  • NCCOS Research Location > Geographic Area > Coral Reefs
  • NCCOS Research Location > Region > East Coast
  • NCCOS Research Location > U.S. States and Territories > Florida
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS CRCP Project
  • 743
  • National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (Socioeconomic Monitoring)
Submitter Project Keywords
  • NCCOS Project No.180: National Coral Reef Monitoring Program Implementation: Biological and Socioeconomic Monitoring
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Edwards, Peter; Loerzel, Jarrod; Levine, Arielle; Gorstein, Matt; Dillard, Maria (2017). National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Socioeconomic surveys of human use, knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions in South Florida from 2014-01-20 to 2014-07-03 (NCEI Accession 0161541). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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  • Data Type: HUMAN ACTIVITY (measured); Units: multiple; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type; Sampling and Analyzing Method: Data were collected via telephone using random digit dialing, and the total sample size for this survey was 1,210 with a response rate of 13.4%. For a complete description of the data collection method, see Gorstein et al. (2016). Resident surveys took place in South Florida in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, and Monroe counties in 2014. The potential respondent universe for this study was adults, eighteen years or older, who live in one of the five above counties for at least 3 months out of the year. Due to the importance of understanding all potential users of the coral reefs who may be affected by activities related to NOAA’s CRCP, the survey was not restricted to those who live directly on the coastline. Therefore, all adults in these counties were included in the potential respondent universe. Residents were surveyed via telephone from January – March 2014, and again from May – July 2014. Phone number lists were purchased for the five counties containing both landline and cell phone numbers. Each number from the list was called up to five times, at which point the number was dropped from the calling process if it had not yet been answered. Contracted surveyors used Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) software and offered the survey in two languages: English and Spanish. Data analysis included descriptive analyses (e.g., measures of central tendency, examination of distribution), as well as examinations of statistical relationships between variables (e.g., cross tabulations, correlation, regression analyses). As a result of the survey under-sampling some demographic groups in South Florida (most notably younger people and Hispanic people), post-stratification sampling weights were calculated to make the sample representative of South Florida’s population. These post-stratification sampling weights were designed to fix the skewness of responses toward older people and non-Hispanic people, and were employed in all statistical analyses.; Data Quality Information: For a complete description of the data processing and analysis methods, see Gorstein et al. (2016).
  • Data Type: NCCOS Keywords (calculated); Units: n/a; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: n/a; Data Quality Information: NCCOS Research Priority > Social Science NCCOS Research Priority > Long-term Monitoring NCCOS Research Topic > Coral Reefs NCCOS Research Location > Region > East Coast NCCOS Research Location > U.S. States and Territories > Florida NCCOS Research Location > Geographic Area > Coral Reefs NCCOS Research Data Type > Field Observation.
  • Data Type: CoRIS Keywords (calculated); Units: n/a; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: n/a; Data Quality Information: CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus: Geographic Information > Socioeconomic CoRIS Theme Thesaurus: EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Baseline studies EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > Reef Monitoring and Assessment > Socio-economic Survey CoRIS Place Keywords: COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Broward County > Broward County (26N080W0006) COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Florida Reef Tract (25N080W0002) COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County (24N081W0020) COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Miami-Dade County (25N080W0038) COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Palm Beach County > West Palm Beach (26N080W0004).
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