Dr Carol Martin is a Fisheries Social Scientist who joined NSW DPI in March 2019 primarily to work on the NSW Shark Management Strategy (SMS). She provides social research advice and is involved in the development, design and analysis of questionnaire survey instruments.
Carol draws upon her sustainable resource management background developed during her university studies, in particular, her doctorate in which she researched cultural ecosystem services obtained from estuarine ecosystems that contribute to human subjective wellbeing. She has always had an interest in understanding how different people value and relate to natural environments.
State-wide community survey to assess community support and preferences for technologies trialled in the Shark Management Strategy to reduce the chance of shark-human interactions and increase protection of beachgoers (with minimal harm to sharks and other marine life). Findings will be used to:
Please refer to Carol Martin's Google Scholar page.
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