Office of the Chief Economist
|News and Upcoming Events|
|Oct. 4, 2016: “Ocean Highlights from the IUCN World Conservation Congress” Seminar
Oct. 5-6, 2016: Natural Capital Summit, Madrid, Spain
Dec. 5-9, 2016: A Community of Ecosystem Services (ACES) Conference, Jacksonville, FL
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.