The Office of Science & Technology supports
International Science by:
- Serving as the NOAA Fisheries lead for all bilateral
fishery science cooperation.
- Coordinating with the NOAA Fisheries Science Board on
international issues requiring science overview
- Serving as NOAA Fisheries lead for the North Pacific Science
Organization, the Commission for the Conservation
of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, the Arctic
Council, the Program for the Conservation of Arctic
Flora and Fauna, the Working Group for the Circumpolar
Protected Area Network, the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations, and the science-related
issues of specialized meetings and consultations
on living marine resources at the United Nations.
- Arranging and coordinating meetings of, and short-term
exchanges to NOAA Fisheries HQ and field for scientists and
foreign visitors with an interest in science issues.
- Coordinating and meeting regularly with NOAA
Fisheries representatives to the Scientific
Committees of Global
Marine Resource Organizations and Regional Fishery
Management Organizations supported by NOAA
Fisheries to share policy goals and information.
- Coordinating with the NOAA Fisheries Antarctic Ecosystem
Research Group on Antarctic Marine Living Resources
Directed Research Program support for the Commission
for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living
- Coordinating with the Offices
of Protected Resources and Habitat Conservation on international efforts
to protect living marine resources, biodiversity
and the marine habitat.
- Liaising with the National Ocean Service on
international efforts addressing international
coastal, estuarine and marine sanctuaries issues.
- Liaising with NOAA Research on Arctic Research
- Liaising with the NOAA International Office on
Arctic Council issues, corals matrix initiatives
and science-related cross cutting international
efforts and initiatives.