NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM)

Type: 
Climate Programs
Organization: 
NOAA
Description: 

To address challenges ecological, climate related and management challenges to our coasts, the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management’s (OCRM) six divisions oversee a number of programs that assist states in managing, preserving, and developing their marine and coastal resources. OCRM activities include working with states and territories to conserve and protect coral reefs, operate a system of National Estuarine Research Reserves, and implement the National Coastal Zone Management Program, as well as developing a system of marine protected areas.

Category: 
Coastal, Management

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Status/Type: 
Program