Project Overview

Contingent choice surveys of American national parks

Faculty Sponsor

Bob Turner (


Environmental Studies


Research management issues at multiple US national parks and help design internet-based surveys to estimate respondents' valuations of different aspects of each park.
Student work will include reading park management plans and/or contacting park managers to find out what the salient issues are in different parks, writing explanatory text so that survey respondents will be informed about those issues, and writing survey questions. Depending on student interest and qualifications, students may also be involved in analyzing survey results.

Student Qualifications

Number of Student Researchers

1-2 student

Project Length

flexible, from 4 - 8 weeks

Applications open on 01/05/2018 and close on 02/05/2018

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