Public attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs can strongly influence coastal management decision-making. Officials use surveys and other social science tools to identify the relationship between a community and its natural resources. This document provides insight into the various types and methods of survey research, including
The NOAA Coastal Services Center offers assistance with survey design. Services provided include helping organizations understand what they should consider before undertaking a survey and assistance with actual survey design. Contact the Center for more information - email@example.com.