Webinar: Analyzing qualitative data: understanding and using interview, survey and observational data
This webinar is part of the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center's Social Science Tools for Making Science Actionable webinar series.
This webinar will introduce participants to data analysis techniques specific to qualitative data from interviews, focus groups, and field notes. It will also address some of the challenges and benefits of integrating qualitative and quantitative data within one project.
Alison M. Meadow |Research Scientist, University of Arizona - Institute of the Environment
Dr. Meadow has a background in Environmental Anthropology. Her research focuses on the process of linking scientists with decision makers to improve the usability of climate science. She also works on several interdisciplinary teams focused on helping natural resource, cultural resource, and emergency managers.
Gigi Owen | Research Scientist, University of Arizona - Institute of the Environment and CLIMAS
Gigi Owen is a social scientist for the Climate Assessment for the Southwest. Her research interests center on connections and interactions between humans and their environments. Gigi is also a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona.
Ben McMahan| Research Scientist, University of Arizona - Institute of the Environment, CLIMAS and Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
Dr. McMahan has a background in Sociocultural Anthropology. At CLIMAS, his research focuses on how climate information is incorporated into regional decision maker networks, the risks and effects of climate extremes, and the effects of climate variability on phenology and temporality of native plants in the region. Ben also works on developing collaborative research opportunities and outreach at CLIMAS.