APA Digital Coast Needs Assessment Survey

Personal and Organizational Capacity

Arctic Region

TABLE 2e.

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

PROFICIENCY # %
Expert 2 10.0
Advanced 2 10.0
Intermediate 5 25.0
Introductory 10 50.0
Not Familiar 1 5.0
TOTAL 20 100.0

Table 2e shows how 20 Arctic coastal region respondents rated their personal proficiency in the use of geospatial technology. 95% of respondents have at least an introductory level of proficiency; 45% have at least an intermediate level of proficiency; and 10% of respondents consider themselves to be geospatial technology experts.

TABLE 2f.

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

FREQUENCY # %
Always 3 15.0
Frequently 10 50.0
Occasionally 2 10.0
Seldom 3 15.0
Never 0 0.0
Don't Know 2 10.0
TOTAL 20 100.0

Table 2f shows 20 Arctic coastal region respondents rated the frequency with which their organization uses geospatial technology. 75% responded that their organizations use geospatial technology at least occasionally; 65% responded at least frequent use by their organizations. While no respondents reported their organizations never use geospatial technology, 10% of respondents did not know about their organization's use of geospatial technology.