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NCCOS Participates in NAS Arctic Research and Coordination Meeting

Published on: 06/28/2013
Research Area(s): Coastal Change
Primary Contact(s): ian.hartwell@noaa.gov

The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science participated in the May 30 -31 meeting of the National Academy of Sciences, Polar Research Board in Washington, D.C. Topics included updates for ongoing projects in the Arctic and Antarctic regions, new projects related to climate change, and recent oil spill preparation and Arctic ecological assessments.

Discussions also focused on coordination between the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee, the Office of Science and Technology, and academic entities in the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH). Participants included representatives from academia, federal agencies, the Arctic Research Commission, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Center for Strategic International Studies.

For more information contact Ian.Hartwell@noaa.gov.

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