Socio Economic Workgroup


Social-Economic Breakout: Assessment Driven Issues

The following four sessions were conducted on a collaborative approach without presentations: 

(1) Cultural and Historic Resources

(2) Multi-Use Issues/Space-Use Conflicts

(3) Public Perceptions, Legal Studies, Visual Impacts, and Tourism

(4) Economic Impact, Regulatory, Policy, Stakeholder Issues and Infrastructure 

  Identified research needs:

  • Cultural Landscapes
  • Submerged Ancient Tribal Sites
  • Multiple Uses of Ocean Space
  • Economic Impact Modeling
  • Public Perceptions and Understanding