APA Digital Coast Needs Assessment Survey

Personal and Organizational Capacity

Caribbean Sea Region

TABLE 2k.

Respondent Proficiency in the Use of Geospatial Technology (Question #5): Caribbean

PROFICIENCY # %
Expert 0 0.0
Advanced 4 26.7
Intermediate 5 33.3
Introductory 6 40.0
Not Familiar 0 0.0
TOTAL 15 100.0

Table 2k shows how 15 respondents who have worked, or currently work, in the Caribbean coastal region rated their personal proficiency in the use of geospatial technology. All respondents (100%) have at least an introductory level of proficiency; 60% have at least an intermediate level of proficiency. However, none (0%) of the respondents consider themselves to be geospatial technology experts.

TABLE 2l.

Frequency of Geospatial Technology Use in Respondent's Organization (Question #6): Caribbean

FREQUENCY # %
Always 6 40.0
Frequently 5 33.3
Occasionally 2 13.3
Seldom 2 13.3
Never 0 0.0
Don't Know 0 0.0
TOTAL 15 100.0

Table 2l shows 15 respondents who have worked, or currently work, in the Caribbean coastal region rated the frequency with which their organization uses geospatial technology. Nearly 87% responded that their organizations use geospatial technology at least occasionally; 73% responded at least frequent use by their organizations. Two-fifths responded their organizations always use geospatial technology.