Bringing science to bear on coastal decision-making. Waves of Change September 4, 2003 David Keeley Maine State Planning Office. Issue: Society is expecting informed and science-based decision-making. Population pressures cause us to live closer together; Resources are more finite;
Waves of Change
September 4, 2003
Maine State Planning Office
Purpose -- Facilitate safe and efficient marine operations, ensure national security, ensure sustainable food supply, manage ecosystems, mitigate natural hazards, and protect public health.
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A Coastal Oceanic Analog of…
…the National Weather Service