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Abstract

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire designed, tested, and conducted an eelgrass health survey. The primary goal of the survey was to collect health ratings from respondents who had viewed pre-selected images of eelgrass representing a wide range of health conditions. Survey results were used as a calibration and validation to a novel eelgrass health index developed using video-monitoring. Two secondary goals of this this survey were the identification of plant-specific and environmental characteristics important to respondents and the introduction of the new eelgrass health index. This published dataset includes de-identified survey respondent background and demographic data, the survey images and questions, and respondents’ eelgrass health ratings and selection rationale.

Department

Natural Resources and the Environment

Publication Date

Spring 3-2-2020

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://dx.doi.org/10.34051/p/2020.1

Document Type

Report

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