Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme
Policy Target:Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Climate Program Office manages the competitive research programme in which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) funds high-priority climate science to advance understanding of Earths climate system and its atmospheric, oceanic, land, and snow and ice components. This science contributes to knowledge about how climate variability and change affect our health, economy, and well-being. The Office supports research that is conducted in regions across the United States, at national and international scales, and globally. The Office also provides strategic guidance and oversight for the agencys climate science and services programmes. In this connection, the Office is helping lead the development of a proposed NOAA Climate Service.

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