Accession Number:

ADA499260

Title:

Ecosystem-Based Management: A New Goal Under NOAA's Strategic Plan

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION WOODS HOLE MA NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

NOAAS Strategic Plan, completed on March 31, 2003 after extensive input from over one thousand external and internal stakeholders from seven different regional locations across the Nation, created four overarching strategic goals for NOAA, including 1 Protect, restore, and manage the use of coastal and ocean resources through ecosystem-based management 2 Understand climate variability and change to enhance societys ability to plan and respond 3 Serve societys needs for weather and water information and 4 Support the Nations commerce with information for safe, efficient, and environmentally sound transportation.

Subject Categories:

  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE