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Ocean Studies Board: 2019-2020 Annual Report (2023)

Chapter:U.S. Leadership of the UN Decade of Ocean Science

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Suggested Citation:"U.S. Leadership of the UN Decade of Ocean Science." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Ocean Studies Board: 2019-2020 Annual Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/26856.

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U.S. Leadership of the UN Decade of Ocean Science US NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE UN DECADE OF OCEAN SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT From 2021-2030, the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development will focus scientific initiatives across the globe on the science needed to ensure sustainable use of ocean resources and long-term ocean health. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine serves as the organizational center for coordination of scientific initiatives to inspire U.S. contributions to the Decade. • The U.S. National Committee for the Ocean Decade encourages participation and serves as a communication channel for the U.S. ocean science community through- out this international effort. The committee meets regularly to: • Enable routine, cross-sectoral coordination and collaboration within the U.S. on relevant initiatives • Develop, produce, and disseminate information regarding UN Decade events to the broad community of ocean stakeholders in the U.S. and relevant international scientific organizations. • Provide oversight for activities and convene annual meetings in support of coordi- nation function 6

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The Ocean Studies Board (OSB) is a unit of the Division on Earth and Life Studies of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. OSB explores the science, policies, and infrastructure needed to understand, manage, and conserve coastal and marine environments and resources. This annual report highlights the published and ongoing activities of OSB from 2019 to 2020.

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