Strategic plan for federal research and monitoring of ocean acidification


The Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification (IWG-OA) Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology (SOST) released a draft Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification. The Federal Ocean Acidification and Monitoring Research Act of 2009 requires the IWG-OA to revise the Strategic Plan every 5 years. Part of the strategic plan revision is a public comment period. 

To view and submit comments, download the draft plan and comment submission form. For each comment, select the comment type in the spreadsheet. For comments referring to a specific section of text, select the section of the report along with the starting and ending pages. Save your file and email it to with the "IWG-OA Strategic Plan Public Comment" in the subject line.