APA Digital Coast Needs Assessment Survey

Communication Challenges

Atlantic Southeast Region

TABLE 8g.

Communicating Coastal or Marine Planning Information to Users (Question #19): Atlantic Southeast

LEVEL OF EASE # %
Very Easy 5 3.2
Somewhat Easy 25 16.2
Neutral 52 33.8
Somewhat Difficult 43 27.9
Very Difficult 13 8.4
Not Applicable 16 10.4
TOTAL 154 100.0

Table 8g shows how 154 respondents from the Atlantic Southeast coastal region rated the ease with which they communicate coastal or marine planning information to users of their planning practice, analysis, and research. Only 19% responded that communicating coastal or marine planning information is very or somewhat easy, while 36% responded that communicating coastal or marine planning information is very or somewhat difficult. More than 10% of respondents apparently do not communicate coastal or marine planning information to users, as indicated by their "Not Applicable" response.