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National Research Council

The mission of the National Research Council (NRC) is to improve government decision making and public policy, increase public education and understanding, and promote the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in matters involving science, engineering, technology, and health. The NRC functions under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The NAS, NAE, IOM, and NRC are part of a private, nonprofit institution that provides science, technology and health policy advice under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln that was originally granted to the NAS in 1863.

 

 

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National Sea Grant Law Center

The National Sea Grant Law Center facilitates the development of new policies, institutional capacities, and management approaches to guide the preservation and use of coastal, ocean and Great Lakes resources. The Center provides legal research, outreach, and education on coastal development issues such as working waterfronts, recreation and tourism, resource use, and coastal access.

 

 

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Originally established by Congress in 1935 as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), NRCS has expanded to become a conservation leader for all natural resources, ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change. NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the resources that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems. NRCS experts from many disciplines come together to help landowners conserve natural resources in efficient, smart and sustainable ways.

 

 

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NatureServe

NatureServe is a non-profit conservation organization whose mission is to provide the scientific basis for effective conservation action. NatureServe and its network of natural heritage programs are the leading source for information about rare and endangered species and threatened ecosystems. NatureServe represents an international network of biological inventories-known as natural heritage programs or conservation data centers-operating in all 50 U. S. states, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

 

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Nebraska State Climate Office

The Nebraska Climate Office is housed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Hardin Hall on East Campus.

 

 

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Nevada Climate Office

Nevada's State Climatologist collects and interprets Nevada's climate data and shares this analysis with interested stakeholders including the general public. The state climatologist operates from the University of Nevada, Reno.

 

 

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New Hampshire Sea Grant

The New Hampshire Sea Grant (NH Sea Grant) provides support, leadership and expertise for marine research, education and extension, and promotes the understanding, development, wise use and conservation of our ocean and coastal resources. NH Sea Grant research falls into four general areas: 1) Conservation and sustainable utilization of fisheries resources; 2) Sustainable aquaculture; 3) Coastal ecosystem and public health, and 4) Coastal communities and economics.

 

 

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New Hampshire State Climate Office

The New Hampshire State Climate Office (NHSCO) resides within the Department of Geography at the University of New Hampshire. The mission of the NHSCO is to the serve the citizens of New Hampshire by providing access to climatological data and information, conducting climate-related research that is relevant to the needs of the state and its residents, and serving as a focal point for climate education and outreach.

 

 

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New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium

The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) serves the state and the region by developing programs designed to resolve coastal issues, develop marine technology, formulate science-based policy, and improve science literacy among its citizens.   Member Institutions of the NJSGC are colleges, universities and other groups with expertise in marine, coastal and/or estuarine science and an interest in New Jersey’s marine, coastal and/or estuarine affairs. Collectively the group works to advance knowledge and wise-utilization of New Jersey’s marine and coastal resources and make a positive impact on marine and coastal policy throughout the region.

 

 

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New Jersey State Climatologist

The Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist (ONJSC) serves as the focal point for activities pertaining to the climate of the Garden State. The ONJSC is responsible for collecting and archiving climate data, maintaining an active research program pertaining to New Jersey climate and, through various outreach programs, providing climate education and information to the citizens of New Jersey. ONJSC highlights include the NJ Weather and Climate Network, arguably the most spatially dense mesonet in the country, media interviews often exceeding 300 annually, research on topics ranging from urban climates to insect pest management to climate change, and contributions to university, state and national programs related to issues such as drought, emergency management and homeland security.