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gether around some centralized themes. confusion. Now you’re dealing with a and coastal perspective.
Coming out of that we as a team devel- more integrated, holistic approach to oped integrated priorities that truly en- coastal services, from observations and Can you discuss the top three or four hanced our coastal and ocean services. data to products and information central NOAA initiatives today, and the ac-
We merged budget lines and shared re- to coastal community decision-making. tions are being taken to implement sources which fostered coordination and So I am very proud of helping to make these initiatives.
partnerships across the organization. We us more streamlined in how we provide NOAA has four priorities. The also created one of the biggest coastal services on the ground, from an oceans