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      We provide accurate information
      to decision-makers on the state of the marine environment, integrating information
      on distribution and ecology of living marine resources and their habitats for improved
      ecosystem-based management.
We provide accurate information to decision-makers on the state of the marine environment, integrating information on distribution and ecology of living marine resources and their habitats for improved ecosystem-based management.

NCCOS provides research, scientific information and tools to help balance the Nation's ecological, social and economic goals. The research and tools we provide are central to addressing coastal issues raised in legislation and NOAA's priorities. We also provide the research necessary for communities to develop effective and sustainable management of their resources.

Some of our existing tools include, but are not limited to the following: