Casiopa 2009

428 views

Published on

Webinar Presentation

Published in: Business, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
428
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
11
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Casiopa 2009

  1. 1. CASIOPA State of the Art Workshop Human Dimensions in Parks and Protected Areas Research Needs in Parks and Protected Areas: Human Dimensions R.J. Payne Lakehead University [email_address] http://www.linkedin.com/in/rjpayne March 30, 2009
  2. 2. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>The Scope of Human Dimensions Research </li></ul><ul><li>Data, Information and Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>The Scope of Human Dimensions Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BROAD and DEEP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From park/protected area establishment, through management planning and into program evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From park/protected area visitors to surrounding (aboriginal) communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From quantitative methods, through qualitative and into “mixed” methods </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Data, Information and Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.g., Ontario Parks’ Camper Survey </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.g., Parks Canada’s Visitor Information program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need data about people’s activities in locations in parks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need direction concerning crucial data and their purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to protect data but also make it available </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Data, Information and Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Producing information from data requires analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quantitative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Qualitative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed methods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Producing information from data requires knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.g., Recreation ecology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.g., Visitor experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VERP </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Data, Information and Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social science knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts: e.g., satisfaction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parks Canada’s “top box” approach: marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Satisfaction measured by Importance-Performance? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do either measure effects on ecological integrity? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not scientific, but meaningful </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customary knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not scientific, but meaningful </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agency knowledge </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People trained in social science research methodologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People trained in social science data analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People possessing social science knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People understanding how HD data, information and knowledge can be used in park establishment and management processes </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The usual suspects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Universities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treaty organizations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ENGOs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private enterprise </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other parks and protected areas agencies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Canessa, R., Maher, P. and Payne, R.J., 2008. Use Patterns and MPAs . Paper presented at the Coastal Zone Canada conference, Vancouver, May </li></ul><ul><li>Payne, R.J. and MacIntyre, N. 2006. Towards a human dimensions research agenda for parks and protected areas .  Paper presented at the PRFO AGM, Niagara Falls, Ontario, May. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis and Websites </li></ul><ul><li>UVic, Carleton and UQAM. Community Based Research Canada . </li></ul><ul><li>HD.gov: The Human Dimensions Resource for Natural Resource Managers . </li></ul><ul><li>N. Bennett, A. Dyck, A. Heppner, D. Shepherd, E. Caron and J. Noakes. Human Dimensions of Parks and Protected Areas . Lakehead University. </li></ul><ul><li>NOAA. Social Science for MPAs . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Research Needs in HD <ul><li>Acknowledgements </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to: </li></ul><ul><li>Tracy Atkins, Rachel Dodds, Alice McGillivray, Dan Mulrooney, Dave Robinson, Borden Smid, Wayne Tucker and Zachary Wells </li></ul><ul><li>for their insights. </li></ul>

×