WAMSI 2 - Kimberley Node - Project 2.1.2 - Human values and aspirations for coastal waters of the Kimberley
The aims of the project are:
Describe and analyse the social values of people associated with the coastal waters of the western Kimberley, especially Indigenous community members
Map these values so they can be included in decision making that relies on mapping and
Identify and analyse peoples’ aspirations regarding possible futures for the western
The following data were collected:
Social values & preferences data:
- Exploratory and descriptive research generating comprehensive baseline social information on values and management preferences from a broad range of stakeholder groups. Data is relevant to informing broad-scale marine and coastal planning.
- Spatially explicit data on values and management preferences from a range of stakeholder groups associated with the Kimberley coast.
- Spatially explicit data on values, activities and management preferences from tourists at Port Smith.
- Spatial data collected as raw polygon (Phase 1) and point mapping data (Phase 2 & 3) for values. For Phases 2 & 3 point mapping data is also available for management preferences. Phase 3 also captured point mapping data on tourist activities.
Choice experiment survey data:
- Socio-economic information about respondents to the choice experiment survey
- Choices between alternative, spatially explicit, management options for the Kimberley coast, these choices can be used to infer people’s preferences for different attributes of the Kimberley coast.
Data stored as Geodatabase files (MurdochUni_Kimberley_values.gdb, MurdochUNi_Kimberley_PPGIS2015.gdb, Port_Smith_Karajarri.gdb)