Subject: Charting the Course for Ocean Science in the United States: Research Priorities for the Next Decade
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Shelby E. Walker, JSOST Project Manager
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INFORMATION SESSION-WASHINGTON, DC
Charting the Course for Ocean Science in the United States: Research Priorities for the Next Decade
You are invited to attend an information session on Charting the Course for Ocean Science in the United States: Research Priorities for the Next Decade , which outlines the national ocean research priorities for the United States for the next ten years. The information session will be held at 2PM on October 27, 2006 at:
U.S. Department of Commerce Herbert C. Hoover Building Auditorium 1401 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC
Due to security restrictions, you MUST RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 20, 2006 if you plan to attend.
Called for in the U.S. Ocean Action Plan and developed by the NSTC Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (JSOST), this draft document, along with a follow-on Implementation Strategy, will describe a vision for U.S. ocean science and technology, highlight key areas of interaction of our society and the ocean, and identify critical ocean research priorities for these areas. The ocean research priorities document is currently available at:
Members from the research community, ocean educators, government representatives (federal, state, tribal, and local), industry groups, international representatives, non-governmental organizations, and any interested individuals are invited to attend.
The information session will consist of a presentation by the JSOST co-chairs, and a presentation from the Subcommittee on Integrated Management of Ocean Resources (SIMOR) co-chairs, followed by a question and answer period.
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