Publications

Reports

2021

Hobman, E. V., Mankad, A., Pert, P. L., van Putten, I., Fleming-Muñoz, D. & Curnock, M. (2022). Monitoring social and economic indicators among residents of the Great Barrier Reef region in 2021: A report from the Social and Economic Long-term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) for the Great Barrier Reef. CSIRO Land and Water, Australia. ISBN 978-1-4863-1719-6.

Curnock, M.I., Pert, P.L., Maharjan, D., Gordon, B. and Kaniewska, P, (2022). Design and implementation of social surveys for Regional Report Cards in the Great Barrier Reef catchment. CSIRO Land and Water, Townsville. ISBN: 978-1-4863-1748-6.

2019

Marshall, N.A. and Curnock, M.I. (2019). Changes among coastal residents of the Great Barrier Reef region from 2013 to 2017: a report from the Social and Economic Long-Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP). Report prepared for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. CSIRO Land and Water, Townsville Download here.

Marshall, N.A. and Curnock, M.I. (2019). Changes among Great Barrier Reef commercial fishers from 2013 to 2017: a report from the Social and Economic Long-Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP). Report prepared for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. CSIRO Land and Water, Townsville Download here

Curnock, M.I. and Marshall, N.A. (2019). Changes in the state of Great Barrier Reef tourism from 2013 to 2017: a report from the Social and Economic Long-Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP). Report prepared for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. CSIRO Land and Water, Townsville Download here.

Older reports

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Marshall, N.A. Curnock, M., Pert, P.L., Williams, G. (2018) The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) for the Great Barrier Reef . Final Report. Report to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.  Townsville, Australia (220pp.).  Download report here

Marshall, N., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Nicotra, B., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S., Tobin. R.  (2014). The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) for the Great Barrier Reef. Final Report. Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (28pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJECT-10.1-FINAL-REPORT-COMPLETE.pdf

Marshall, N., Bohensky, E., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Lankester, A., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Tobin. R.  (2013). The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2012. Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-interim-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-2012

Marshall, N., Bohensky, E., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Lankester, A., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Tobin. R.  (2012). The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2011. Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-interim-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-2011

Factsheets

2021 Latest brochure – coming soon (download here)

Australian tourists in the Great Barrier Reef region – factsheet  Download here

International tourists in the Great Barrier Reef region – factsheet Download here

Commercial Fishers in the Great Barrier Reef – factsheet Download here

The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program for the Great Barrier Reef Region – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-PROJECT-10.1-FACTSHEET-THE-SOCIAL-AND-ECONOMIC.pdf 

Factsheet (16pp) – Measuring the human dimension of the Great Barrier Reef. Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (2014). https://seltmp.eatlas.org.au/sites/default/files/seltmp/articles/SELTMP-GBR_Report_Nov14_0.pdf  

SELTMP 2013: Commercial Fishing in the Great Barrier Reef – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-result-factsheet-seltmp-2013-commercial-fishing-great-barrier-reef 

SELTMP 2013: Commercial Fishing in the Great Barrier Reef – a case study – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-PROJECT-10.1-FACTSHEET-COMMERCIAL-FISHING-CASE-STUDY_0.pdf

SELTMP 2013: Tourism in the Great Barrier Reef – Factsheet – http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-PROJECT-10.1-FACTSHEET-TOURISM.pdf 

SELTMP 2013: Coastal communities in the Great Barrier Reef – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-PROJECT-10.1-FACTSHEET-COASTAL-COMMUNITIES.pdf

SELTMP 2013: A national survey about the Great Barrier Reef – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-PROJECT-10.1-FACTSHEET-A-NATIONAL-SURVEY.pdf

SELTMP 2013: Recreation in the Great Barrier Reef – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-result-factsheet-seltmp-2013-recreation-great-barrier-reef

SELTMP 2013: Drivers of Change in the Great Barrier Reef – Factsheet http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-PROJECT-10.1-FACTSHEET-DRIVERS-CHANGE.pdf 

Journal papers

Thiault, L., Curnock, M.I., Gurney, G.G., Heron, S.F., Marshall, N.A., Bohensky, E., Nakamura, N., Pert, P.L. and Claudet, J. (2021), Convergence of stakeholders’ environmental threat perceptions following mass coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef. Conservation Biology, 35: 598-609. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13591

Gurney, G., Marshall, N., Curnock, M., Pert, P., & Thiault, L. (2021). Coral Reef Collapse and Sense of Place in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. In C. Raymond, L. Manzo, D. Williams, A. Di Masso, & T. Von Wirth (Eds.), Changing Senses of Place: Navigating Global Challenges (pp. 21-31). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108769471.004 

Pert, P. L., Thiault, L., Curnock, M. I., Becken, S., & Claudet, J. (2020). Beauty and the reef: Evaluating the use of non-expert ratings for monitoring aesthetic values of coral reefs. Sci Total Environ, 730, 139156.

Marshall N, Marshall P, Curnock M, Pert P, Smith A, Visperas B (2019) Identifying indicators of aesthetics in the Great Barrier Reef for the purposes of management. PLoS ONE 14(2): e0210196. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210196

Curnock, M.I., Marshall, N.A., Thiault, L., Heron, S.F., Hoey, J., Williams, G., Taylor, B., Pert, P.L., Goldberg, J.  (2019).  Shifts in tourists’ sentiments and climate risk perceptions following mass coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef.  Nature Climate Change 9: 535-541. https://rdcu.be/bHB0X

Curnock, M.I., Heron, S.F. (2019). Sadness, disgust, anger’: fear for the Great Barrier Reef made climate change feel urgent. The Conversation http://theconversation.com/sadness-disgust-anger-fear-for-the-great-barrier-reef-made-climate-change-feel-urgent-119232

Marshall, N.A., Dunstan, P., Pert, P., Thiault, L. (2019). How people value different ecosystems within the Great Barrier Reef. Journal of Environmental Management 243: 39-44, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.05.024

Marshall, N.A., Thiault, L., Beeden, A., Beeden, R., Benham, C., Curnock, M.I., Diedrich, A., Gurney, G.G., Jones, L., Marshall, P.A., Nakamura, N., Pert, P. (2019). Our environmental value orientations influence how we respond to climate change.  Frontiers in Psychology 10: 983. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00938

Marshall, N., Adger, W.N., Benham, C., Brown, K., Curnock, M.I., Gurney, G.G., Marshall, P., Pert, P.L., Thiault, L. (2019). Reef Grief: Investigating the relationship between place meanings and place change on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Sustainability Science 14: 579-587. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-019-00666-z

Marshall, N. A., M. Barnes, A. Birtles, K. Brown, J. E. Cinner, M. Curnock, H. Eakin, J. Goldberg, M. Gooch, J. N. Kittinger, M. P.A., D. Manuel-Navarrete, M. Pelling, B. Smit, and R. Tobin. (2018). Measuring what Matters in the Great Barrier Reef. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/fee.1808 

MacKearcher, T., Diedrich, A., Gurney, G.G., Marshall, N.  (2018). Who trusts whom in the Great Barrier Reef? Exploring trust and communication in natural resource management. Environmental Science and Policy 88: 24-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2018.06.010

Marshall, N. A., E. Bohensky, M. Curnock, J. Goldberg, M. Gooch, B. Nicotra, P. Pert, L. M. Scherl, S. Stone-Jovicich, and R. C. Tobin. (2016). Advances in monitoring the human dimension of natural resource systems: an example from the Great Barrier Reef. Environmental Research Letters 11. http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114020/meta 

Pascoe, S., R. Tobin, J. Windle, T. Cannard, N. Marshall, Z. Kabir, and N. Flint. (2016). Developing a social, cultural and economic report card for a regional industrial harbour. Plos One 11:e0148271. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0148271 

Presentations

Munoz-Fleming, D. et al. (2002). Exploring adaptive capacity and resilience in the GBR tourism industry during the COVID19 pandemic.

Curnock et al. (2022). Redesigning SELTMP for Reef 2050: a how-to guide.

Hobman, E., et al. (2022). SELTMP 2021: A snapshot of GBR catchment residents’ relationship with the Reef, and changes since 2013.

Commercial fishers and tourism operators

Turner, R. A., J. Addison, A. Arias, B. J. Bergseth, N. A. Marshall, T. H. Morrison, and R. C. Tobin. (2016). Trust, confidence, and equity affect the legitimacy of natural resource governance. Ecology and Society 21. https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol21/iss3/art18/

Tobin, R., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Gooch, M., Marhsall, N., Nicotra, B., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S.  (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2014, Commercial Fishing in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns. http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-technical-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-1

Tobin, R., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Goldberg, J., Gillet, S., Gooch, M., Marhsall, N., Nicotra, B., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S.  (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013, Commercial Fishing in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-interim-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-201-0

Tourism

Curnock, M.I., Marshall, N.A., Thiault, L., Heron, S.F., Hoey, J., Williams, G., Taylor, B., Pert, P.L., Goldberg, J.  (2019).  Shifts in tourists’ sentiments and climate risk perceptions following mass coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef.  Nature Climate Change 9: 535-541. https://rdcu.be/bHB0X

Goldberg, J., A. Birtles, N. Marshall, M. Curnock, P. Case, and R. Beeden. (2017). The role of Great Barrier Reef tourism operators in addressing climate change through strategic communication and direct action. Journal of Sustainable Tourism: 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2017.1343339

Curnock, M., Marshall, N., Tobin, R., Stone-Jovicich, S., Bohensky, E., Pert, P., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Heindler, F., Parker, J., Gillet, S., Scherl, L. (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2014, Tourism in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (69pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10.1-SELTMP-2014-TOURISM-Completec.pdf

Curnock, M., Marshall, N., Tobin, R., Stone-Jovicich, S., Bohensky, E., Pert, P., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Gillet, S., Scherl, L. (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013, Tourism in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (55pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10.1-SELTMP-2013-TOURISM-Complete.pdf

Residents and coastal communities

Gurney, G. G., J. Blythe, H. Adams, W. N. Adger, M. Curnock, L. Faulkner, T. James, and N. A. Marshall. (2017). Redefining community based on place attachment in a connected world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114:10077-10082. http://www.pnas.org/content/114/38/10077

Lankester, A. J., Bohensky, E., and Newlands, M.. (2015). Media representations of risk: The reporting of dredge spoil disposal in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park at Abbot Point. Marine Policy 60:149-161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2015.06.009 

Bohensky, E., Marshall, N., Curnock, M., Gillet, S., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Pert, P., Scherl, L. Stone-Jovicich, S., Tobin, R. (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013, Coastal communities in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns. http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-interim-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-2013

Goldberg, J., Marshall, N., Gooch, M., Birtles, A., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Parry-Husbands, H., Pert, P., Stone-Jovicich, S., Tobin, R., Villani, C.  (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013, The Great Barrier Reef National Survey.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (43pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10.1-SELTMP-2013-NATIONAL-SURVEY-Complete.pdf

Recreation users

Tobin, R., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Marhsall, N., Nicotra, B., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S.  (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2014, Recreation in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns. http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-technical-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-2

Tobin, R., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Marhsall, N., Nicotra, B., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S.  (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013, Recreation in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns. http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/publication/project-101-interim-report-social-and-economic-long-term-monitoring-program-seltmp-201-4

Ports and shipping

Curnock, M., Parker, J., Marshall, N., Tobin, R., Stone-Jovicich, S., Bohensky, E., Pert, P., Gooch, M., Goldberg, J.  2014.  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) (2014). Ports and shipping in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (93pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10.1-SELTMP-2014-PORTS-SHIPPING-Completeb.pdf

Drivers of change

Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Gillet, S., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Lankester, A., Marshall, N., Newlands, M., Pert, P., Tobin, R., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S., 2014.  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) (2014). Drivers of Change in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (56pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10%201-SELTMP-2014-DRIVERS-Complete.pdf 

Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Gillet, S., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Marshall, N., Pert, P., Scherl, L., Stone-Jovicich, S., Tobin, R. (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2013, Drivers of Change in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (51pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10.1-SELTMP-2013-DRIVERS-CHANGE-Complete.pdf

Well-being

Scherl, L., Gillet, S., Bohensky, E., Curnock, M., Goldberg, J., Gooch, M., Marshall, N., Pert, P., Stone-Jovicich, S., Tobin, R. (2014).  The Social and Economic Long Term Monitoring Program (SELTMP) 2014, Community Well-being in the Great Barrier Reef.  Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (86pp). http://www.nerptropical.edu.au/sites/default/files/publications/files/NERP-TE-PROJ-10%201-SELTMP-2014-COMMUNITY-WELL-BEING-Complete.pdf