NOS Strategic Plan
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In this video message, NOS Assistant Administrator Nicole LeBoeuf shares the NOS Strategic Plan for 2024-2028. Video Transcript
Climate change is transforming the ocean and coastal zones more rapidly than any other place on Earth. Both chronic and episodic changes are placing increasing pressure on fundamentally important economic sectors and population centers, undermining our nation’s resilience and prosperity and impacting underserved and underrepresented populations already burdened by systemic inequities and injustice.
NOS is a trusted and authoritative source of a diverse suite of products and programs that bolster, protect, and restore our natural resources and economy. To provide foundational support for our nation’s resilience in the face of these challenges, NOS is stepping into a larger role relative to filling our nation’s needs for data, products, and services that protect our ecosystems and enhance climate and economic resilience. To meet the challenges facing coastal communities, NOS focuses on four overarching goals: