Fiscal Year 1999 Budget Authorization Request: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, March 4, 1998, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998 - 977 pages
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Page 44 - For the past several decades, computer systems have typically used two digits to represent the year, such as "98" for 1998, in order to conserve electronic data storage and reduce operating costs. In this format, however, 2000 is indistinguishable from 1900 because both are represented as "00.
Page 118 - The mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment, and conserve and manage the Nation's coastal and marine resources to ensure sustainable economic opportunities.
Page 32 - He previously served as President of Joint Oceanographic Institutions Incorporated; as Dean of the College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington; as a...
Page 14 - Of this amount, $51.5 million is required to meet NOAA's commitment to share development costs with the Department of Defense for the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System.
Page 8 - NOAA's strategic planning process defines and validates its business activities, guides the development of operating plans, and forms the basis for management decisions. The Strategic Plan provides the framework for articulating and organizing the agency's goals and work objectives. NOAA's goals for the future will enhance opportunities for our citizens, the health of the US economy, the protection of our environment, and the sustainable use of our national resources. The challenge of investing strategically...
Page 144 - X il million to address issues related to the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Initiative. The South Florida Initiative is an integrated effort among Federal, tribal, State and non-governmental partners to halt the degradation and restore the function of the South Florida ecosystem.
Page 34 - That concludes the summary of my statement. I would be pleased to address any questions you may have. Mr.
Page 185 - Service.—These programs provide for operation of environmental polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites; and for the collection and archiving of global environmental data and information; and services for distribution to users in commerce, industry, agriculture, science and engineering, the general public and Federal, State and local agencies.
Page 30 - REDUCING COSTS AND IMPROVING EFFECTIVENESS In an environment of tightening dollars and increasingly complex challenges, NOAA is reducing costs and improving program effectiveness. NOAA is saving money through streamlining personnel and processes, outsourcing where appropriate, and leveraging external resources and talent . NOAA holds managers accountable for results, and for using performance measures to validate progress. The highest priority continues to be to ensure that critical services are...