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Sea Technology Reader Survey:
We are offering this survey to learn more about our readers—your informational wants, needs and preferences. With this updated information, we can do a better job of providing the kind of magazine you want and use. It’s not often that we ask a favor of you, but we do so now. We greatly appreciate your taking a few minutes of your time; you will help us out and you will benefit in turn. This survey is strictly confidential and completely anonymous.

Thank you for your continued support in making Sea Technology the industry’s recognized authority for the design, engineering and application of equipment and services in the global ocean community.


   
1. Are you currently a reader/subscriber of Sea Technology?
 
YES (If so, to what country is your subscription being shipped?)
NO
   
2. Do you pass along your copy for the others to read?
 
YES
NO
To how many persons?
   
3. How long have you been reading Sea Technology?
   
4. How relevant do you find each section in Sea Technology?
 
 
VERY
SOMEWHAT
NOT AT ALL
Books
Capital Report
Contracts
Editorial
Environmental Monitoring
Feature articles
International
Marine Renewables
Meetings
Navy Currents
Ocean Business
Ocean Research
Offshore Oil & Ocean Engineering
People
Product Development
Soapbox
Soundings
   
5. What length of feature article do you feel is ideal?
 
1-2 pages
2-3 pages
3-4 pages
Longer
   
6. Regarding the average mix of technical articles and news stories, which would you prefer?
 
More technical stories
More news stories
Balance is okay as is
   
7. What subjects would you most like to see covered in future articles?
 
   
8. Do you file your copies of Sea Technology for future reference?
 
YES
NO
   
9. What other ocean-related trade publications do you read regularly?
 
1.
2.
3.
   
10. What action(s) have you taken over the past year as a result of articles
or ads that you saw in Sea Technology?
 
Implemented new systems or procedures
Used new resources found in an article or ad
Purchased products or services
Recommended such purchases
Requested additional information directly from manufacturer
   
11. What is your monetary purchasing/specifying authority?
 
Under $100,000
$100,000 – $500,000
Over $500,000
   
12. Are you involved in equipment leasing decisions?
 
YES
NO
   
13. Your age?
 
Degrees?
   

14.

Your title?
   
15. Annual Income:
 
Less than $100,000
More than $100,000
   
16. Your primary business activity:
 
Cable, rope, deck gear, marine hardware, electrical equipment,
general machinery and equipment supplies
Construction, diving or charter services
Educational institution, libraries
Environmental monitoring, pollution control
Fishing, seafood processing
Government (civilian)
Government (military)
Offshore petroleum, mineral recovery
Ports, harbors, homeland security
Radar, sonar and detection systems
Renewable energy
Research, development or consulting
Survey, exploration or mapping services
Ships, underwater vehicles, structures and basic underwater materials
Ship and base instrumentation, navigation, positioning, computers,
data processing, communications, telemetry, optical, laboratory,
sensors, samplers, recorders, etc.
Other
   
17. What industry shows or conferences do you regularly attend?
 
   
18. Do you find our website to be user-friendly?
 
YES
NO
   
19. What changes would you like to see made to our website?
 
   
20. How would you prefer to receive Sea Technology magazine?
In print
As a digital version
Both
If a digital version were available, which format would you prefer?
PDF Tablet-computer format (e.g., iPad) e-Book
   
21. Do you subscribe to our e-newsletter, Sea Tech e-News?
 
YES
NO  —  To subscribe, click here.
   
22. Other Comments?
 
   
 

Sea Technology is read worldwide in more than 110 countries by management, engineers, scientists and technical personnel working in industry, government and educational research institutions. Readers are involved with oceanographic research, fisheries management, offshore oil and gas exploration and production, undersea defense including antisubmarine warfare, ocean mining and commercial diving.