Public ocean literacy in the United States

@inproceedings{Steel2005PublicOL,
  title={Public ocean literacy in the United States},
  author={Brent S. Steel and Court Smith and Laura Opsommer and Sara Curiel and Ryan Warner-Steel},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract The 2004 Pew Ocean Commission report suggests a need to improve public literacy about oceans. The authors of the report assume that enhancing public awareness and knowledge of oceans will lead to increased public support for ocean restoration efforts. Following this line of reasoning, our study investigates current levels of public knowledge and informedness concerning oceans, and also explores the correlates of knowledge holding. Using data gathered from a national random sample of… CONTINUE READING

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