'"Resilience Thinking", "Intermodal Transportation" and a Coastal Corridor

Rob Robertson

University of New Hampshire

Rob Robertson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire. Current research and outreach involvements are focused on the social and economic dimensions of natural resource planning and management. More specifically, Dr. Robertson is actively involved in research and outreach activities intended to improve the process (and develop new tools) by which stakeholders participate in natural resource and economics development related decision-making and on reducing non-response bias in survey research. Funded research projects have generated over $1 million dollars of support in a research arena with limited funding for his activities. Forty-three different local, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations and foundations have committed human and financial resources. These include applied research projects for the Northeast Consortium, the Northeast Science Center, NH Sea Grant, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Coastal and Ocean Science, the Federal Highway Administration, NH Fish and Game Department, the NH Office of State Planning, the NH Department of Environmental Services, White Mountain National Forest, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, among others. He has served or serves on a number of technical advisory committees with a focus on the evaluation and application of social science research methods to resource management programs and policies, including the Science and Statistics Committee of the New England Fishery Management Council, the Committee for Social and Economic Sciences of the Atlantic States Marine Fishery Commission, Expert Panel I-93 Expansion Project, NH Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Advisory Committee, Coastal Training Program Advisory Committee associated with the Sandy Point Discovery Center, NH Sea Grant Scientific Advisory Committee, Faculty Liaison to the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association, the Technical Advisory Committee to the Northeast Regional Aquaculture Center, among others.


Modern technology has made traveling faster and cheaper than ever before, allowing more people greater access to destinations across the world. Consequently, tourism is one the largest global industries, with many regions... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Rob Robertson (University of New Hampshire)

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Topics: Tourism and Resilience , Topics: Tourist Routes


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