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Can Deliberative Discussions Lay a Foundation for Integrated Decision-Making Networks?

Implementing Organization

South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$259,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

Funding Program

NASEM Gulf Research Program – Grants

Details

Project Category

Science

Project Actions

Social Science Research

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

The project team will use an established approach in a new way to educate and engage coastal residents and community leaders. The team’s goal is to empower these stakeholders to prioritize coastal management issues and become more active in local natural resource management decisions. Through surveys, educational activities, and small-group discussions, project team members plan to identify insights about coastal management priorities and decision-making that they can share with local, state, and regional leaders, particularly those in areas with offshore oil and gas activity.

Contact

Susan Lovelace
None
susan.lovelace@scseagrant.org
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Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None

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