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NOAA by the Numbers: NOAA's Value to the Nation
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    2018
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NOAA by the Numbers: NOAA's Value to the Nation
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    NOAA’s mission is to “to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources”. In fulfilling its mission, the agency’s programs create significant economic value. NOAA’s research 1 and forecasts lead to reduced damage from storms and other natural hazards. The agency provides information that helps businesses make decisions and allows key industries like transportation and agriculture to operate more efficiently. NOAA’s management programs for oceans and coastal areas help enhance both the current and future productivity of these economically vital resources. It is not possible to distill all of NOAA’s economic impacts to the nation — and the world — into a single number. The different services that NOAA provides affect the economy in diverse ways, and there are a variety of techniques that economists use to measure the effects of those services. NOAA by the Numbers​ provides a summary of statistics and findings of recent research that either directly measure economic benefits of part

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