Ocean-based salmon farming in Nova Scotia: public survey

Understanding public perception of salmon framing in Nova Scotia


This research project is led by Jenny Weitzman, a PhD student at Dalhousie University and is funded through the Ocean Frontier Institute. Your participation is voluntary, and you may withdraw from the survey at any time prior to completion. No personally identifying information will be collected, and all responses will be anonymous.

This online survey should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

The survey will ask you questions related to your values towards the ocean, and your opinions towards ocean-based salmon farming in Nova Scotia. You will also be asked to provide demographic information about your age, gender, employment and income. If at any time you feel you can’t answer a question, or if a question makes you uncomfortable, please feel free to skip it.

For any questions, concerns, or more information about the study, please contact Jenny Weitzman (jenny.weitzman@dal.ca, (902)209-2935). The results of this study will be used for academic purposes only, and used only for peer-review publication and part of a PhD thesis. This research has been reviewed according to the Dalhousie University Research Ethics Board (REB). If you have any ethical questions, you can contact them at (902) 494-1462, or e­mail: ethics@dal.ca (and reference REB file # 2020-5070).


Before you begin, please click the following buttons, agreeing that: 

I have read the above information explaining the study. I understand that participating is my choice, and that I may leave the survey any time before completion.  
I am at least 18 years of age.  
I am currently living within Nova Scotia.  
This is the first time I have completed this survey, either in person or online.  


If you have accepted all the items above, please click the "Start” button below to begin the survey.

If you wish to leave the survey at any time, simply close the browser. Your responses will only be saved once you hit the "Submit finishished survey" button at the end of the survey.