Upcoming Events
October 10-11, 2017: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean Economy:Developing the Economic Potential of our Seas and Oceans while Preservingand Improving Ecosystem Health, Paris, Franc www.innovationpolicyplatform.org/ocean-economy-and-innovation 

November 27-28, 2017: World Forum on Natural Capital, Edinburgh,Scotland

November 29 – December 1, 2017: 5th Sustainable Ocean Summit, Halifax,Canada

December 11- 15, 2017: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting NewOrleans, Louisiana

February 5 – 8, 2018: Social Coast Forum: Social Science for CoastalDecision-Making, Charleston, South Carolina
More Information *Abstracts due September 29, 2017 *

August 26-30, 2018: National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, NewOrleans, Louisiana conference.ifas.ufl.edu/ncer2018/index.html

*Session Proposals due October 1, 2017 *

NOAA provides the science, service, and stewardship that citizens need to react to and plan for the changing environment around them. To help achieve its mission, the agency must integrate natural science work with the social, behavioral, and economic sciences to affect meaningful change.

We work with all of NOAA’s Line Offices to coordinate social science activities across the agency because using the full breadth of what the social sciences have to offer will increase the impact of NOAA investments and improve the creation and communication of societal value.


Social Science Committee

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