Commerce Department Proposes Establishment of NOAA Climate Service

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on February 13, 2010

New office would target nation’s fast-accelerating climate information needs

  • “Individuals and decision-makers across widely diverse sectors – from agriculture to energy to transportation – increasingly are asking NOAA for information about climate change in order to make the best choices for their families, communities and businesses. To meet the rising tide of these requests, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced the intent to create a NOAA Climate Service line office dedicated to bringing together the agency’s strong climate science and service delivery capabilities.”
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