APA Digital Coast Needs Assessment Survey

Communication Challenges

Pacific Islands Region

TABLE 8l.

Communicating Coastal or Marine Planning Information to Users (Question #19): Pacific Islands

LEVEL OF EASE # %
Very Easy 1 3.4
Somewhat Easy 11 37.9
Neutral 12 41.4
Somewhat Difficult 3 10.3
Very Difficult 1 3.4
Not Applicable 1 3.4
TOTAL 29 100.0

Table 8lj shows how 29 respondents from the Pacific Islands coastal region rated the ease with which they communicate coastal or marine planning information to users of their planning practice, analysis, and research. More than 41% responded that communicating coastal or marine planning information is very or somewhat easy, while less than 14% responded that communicating coastal or marine planning information is very or somewhat difficult. More than 3% of respondents apparently do not communicate coastal or marine planning information to users, as indicated by their "Not Applicable" response.