Haklay, M; (2002) Public environmental information: understanding requirements and patterns of likely public use. AREA , 34 (1) 17 - 28.
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Public access to environmental information received much attention in the last decade. Recent developments promote access to this information through public telecommunication networks. This paper describes a Web-based survey that explored the requirements and needs of likely users of public environmental information systems for London: educated middle-class members of the public, with high interest in environmental issues and computer literacy. The survey demonstrated current information consumption patterns and the reasons to gather and use such information.
|Title:||Public environmental information: understanding requirements and patterns of likely public use|
|Open access status:||An open access version is available from UCL Discovery|
|Keywords:||environmental information, public participation, London, Web-based survey|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering|
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