Guide to America's National Marine Sanctuaries
...NOAA Ocean Service — grew out of the nation's oldest scientific agency, established as the Survey of the Coast in 1807 by President Thomas Jefferson. Today, NOS is responsible for the observation, measurement, assessment and management of the nation's vast coastal and ocean areas. NOS provides world-class products and services that protect millions of lives, billions of dollars in property and irreplaceable natural resources daily.
NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries — These are 13 marine sanctuaries operated by NOAA around the United States. Come see what's inside each sanctuary! (more...)
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