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Surveys of knowledge of shark ecology, attitude towards sharks and intentions to engage in conservation of the general public and participants in a shark ecotourism program

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Title
Surveys of knowledge of shark ecology, attitude towards sharks and intentions to engage in conservation of the general public and participants in a shark ecotourism program
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2018-11-02
Date Record Modified
2019-01-24
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
2016-04-01 to 2016-08-31
Time Period
(no information)
Geospatial Location
  • Hawaii
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: full

    Surveys of members of the general public collected on Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, and participants in One Ocean Diving's shark ecotourism program. Surveys evaluated respondents:

    • Previous participation in conservation and other environmental activities
    • Self-percieved knowledge of shark ecology
    • Attitudes towards sharks
    • Intentions to engage in shark conservation in the future
    • Experience on the shark tour (tour participants only)

    Survey data was used in the publication: Sutcliffe, S. R., & Barnes, M. L. (2018). The role of shark ecotourism in conservation behaviour: Evidence from Hawaii. Marine Policy, 97, 27-33.

     

  2. Type: note

    This dataset is available as a spreadsheet containing the codebook and survey responses for both the tour participant and general public surveys, saved in MS Excel (.xlsx) and Open Document (.ods) formats. The questionnaires are available in MS Word (.docx) and PDF formats.

Related Publications
  1. Sutcliffe, Sarah R. and Barnes, Michele L. (2018) The role of shark ecotourism in conservation behaviour: Evidence from Hawaii. Marine Policy, 97. pp. 27-33.
Related Websites
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Related Data
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Related Services
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Technical metadata
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People
Creators
  1. Owned by: Miss Sarah Sutcliffe , sarah.sutcliffe@my.jcu.edu.au , Graduate Research, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  2. Associated with: Dr Michele Barnes , michele.barnes@jcu.edu.au , ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Primary Contact
Ms Sarah Sutcliffe, sarah.sutcliffe@my.jcu.edu.au
Supervisors
  1. Dr Michele Barnes , michele.barnes@jcu.edu.au
Collaborators
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Subject
Fields of Research
  1. 050202 - Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
  2. 150601 - Impacts of Tourism (150601)
  3. 150606 - Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience (150606)
Socio-Economic Objective
  1. 960808 - Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960808)
Keywords
  1. shark conservation
  2. ecotourism
  3. attitudes
  4. knowledge
  5. conservation behaviour
  6. ceiling effect
  7. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Research Activity
(no information)
Research Themes
Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
People and Societies in the Tropics
Rights
License
CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
License - Other
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Access Rights/Conditions
Open access. If the data is not freely accessible via the link provided, please contact the nominated data manager or researchdata@jcu.edu.au for assistance.
Type
open
Rights
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Data
Data Location
Online Locations
Attachments
  1. Final_Questionnaire_for_General_Public_6_June.docx (Supporting Material, Public)
  2. Final_Questionnaire_for_Shark_Tour_Participants_4APR16_FINAL.pdf (Supporting Material, Public)
  3. Final_Questionnaire_for_General_Public_6_June.pdf (Supporting Material, Public)
  4. SET_full_dataset_no_contacts.xlsx (Data File, Public)
  5. SET_full_dataset_no_contacts.ods (Data File, Public)
  6. Final_Questionnaire_for_Shark_Tour_Participants_4APR16_FINAL.docx (Supporting Material, Public)
Stored At
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Citation
Cite:
Sutcliffe, S.; Barnes, M. (2018). Surveys of knowledge of shark ecology, attitude towards sharks and intentions to engage in conservation of the general public and participants in a shark ecotourism program. James Cook University. (dataset). http://dx.doi.org/10.25903/5be0dbbd5bb35
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
10.25903/5be0dbbd5bb35