Providing a knowledge advantage against threats – both natural and anthropogenic
Allowing businesses and communities to build ocean-dependent enterprises while managing risk
Understanding and predicting food safety and security; developing solutions to health risks
Meeting the needs of a changing world through innovation, creativity, analysis, and entrepreneurship
Where will a hurricane hit? How will the growing season in Kansas be? Ocean data enable the answers.
What do blood pressure medication, shampoo, and the Internet share? Their ocean connection.
How do you do ocean science without a vessel? How can you discover the seafloor from Colorado?
Nothing comes free, but funding ocean science has an astounding return on investment.