[Coral-List] The Plan for Ocean Research in the Coming Decade
jim.hendee at noaa.gov
Wed Dec 7 09:41:24 EST 2016
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*Plan for Ocean Research in the Coming Decade*
Notice of request for information.
The Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (SOST) is
requesting input on the overall framing and content of a plan for
Ocean Research in the Coming Decade (“the Plan”). The SOST is
chartered under the National Science and Technology Council to
advise and assist on national issues related to ocean science and
technology. The SOST contributes to the goals for Federal ocean
science and technology, including identifying priorities and
developing coordinated interagency strategies. The Plan will
describe the most pressing research questions and most promising
areas of opportunity within the ocean science and technology
enterprise for the coming decade. It will set the stage for
agency-specific and interagency coordinated actions across Federal
agencies and with non-Federal sectors to address societal needs and
issues of national importance. This notice solicits relevant public
input, particularly suggestions directed toward how the Plan should
be structured and specific topic areas that should be considered for
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