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Agencies > NOAA National Ocean Service (NOS)

Last update: June 5, 2018

The National Ocean Service provides data, tools, and services that support coastal economies and their contribution to the national economy. NOS is dedicated to advancing the following priorities:

  • Safe and efficient transportation and commerce
  • Preparedness and risk reduction
  • Stewardship, recreation, and tourism

The mission of the NOS is to provide science-based solutions through collaborative partnerships to address evolving economic, environmental, and social pressures on our ocean and coasts.

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