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 Title & Authors
Public Attitudes to Saemangeum Development Project and Its Effects on Marine Environment
Baek, Min-Ji; Choi, Hyo-Yeon; Yoo, Seung-Hoon;
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 Abstract
This paper attempts to analyze the public's attitudes about the Saemangeum development project and its impact on marine environment with the data from a national survey of 1,000 households obtained by a professional survey firm with face-to-face interviews using two split samples: a sample of 400 households in on-site area (Saemangeum area) and a sample of 600 households in off-site area (the nation except for Saemanguem area). More specifically, ordered probit model is employed to investigating the factors affecting the public attitudes to the Saemanguem development project. The results show that over 70 percentage of respondents in both the samples opposed Saemanguem development project when they considered its economic gain and impacts on marine environment at the same time. Futhermore, over 90 percentage of respondents judged that environmental management of Saemanguem open sea is necessary. Therefore, making appropriate actions are required to manage marine environment of Saemanguem open sea.
 Keywords
Saemanguem development project;Environmental impacts;Investigation of awareness;Public attitudes;Ordered probit model;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
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언론의 '해양환경'에 대한 의제설정 언어 네트워크 분석,김호경;권기석;장덕희;

한국콘텐츠학회논문지, 2016. vol.16. 5, pp.385-398 crossref(new window)
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