Individual's Judgment About Environmental Risks
Entry ID: USDA0544

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Summary
Abstract: The purpose of "Individual's Judgment About Environmental Risks"
is to measure the attitudes and potential behavior of the public
related to global warming effects on agriculture and natural
resources.

Collection Organization: Pennsylvania State University

Collection Methodology: A modified reasoned-action model will be
developed, and tested with survey data collected for measuring
public attitudes, willingness to make trade-offs, and expressed
behavior related to potential global warming effects on
agriculture and natural resources. Standard statistical
techniques applied. Implications will be drawn for communicating
with Pennsylvania citizens about actions they might take to help
mitigate or adapt to potential global warming impacts.

Collection Frequency: N/A

Update Characteristics: N/A

LANGUAGE: English

ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: Pennsylvania State University
Dissemination Media: Paper-based publications.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Access Restrictions: None

Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.63 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -177.1

Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR >HAZARD MITIGATION/PLANNING    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ECONOMY


Quality
Standard scientific protocols.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
Natural Resources
Attitudes
Consumer Behavior
Climate Change
Environmental Quality
Public Information
Pollution Level
Water Quality
Air Pollution
Food Contamination
ENVIRONMENTAL RISK
GLOBAL WARMING IMPACTS
HUMAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
HUMAN ATTITUDES AND PREFERENCES
HUMNAN BEHAVIOR
PUBLIC BEHAVIOR


Originating Center
PSU


Data Center
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, College of Agriculture, Pennsylvania State University    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.aers.psu.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ANN FISHER
Phone: 814-865-3143
Fax: 814-865-3746
Email: anf1 at psu.edu
Contact Address:
Pennsylvania State University
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
107-B Armsby Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA


Personnel
ANN FISHER
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 814-865-3143
Fax: 814-865-3746
Email: anf1 at psu.edu
Contact Address:
Pennsylvania State University
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
107-B Armsby Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-15

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