Trends in Funding and Ties to Solutions in Floridaby Cindy B. Casper, Florida Dep of Environmental, Regulation, Tallahassee, FL, USA,
Vicki Silver, Florida Dep of Environmental, Regulation, Tallahassee, FL, USA,
Abstract: The most prevalent type of grant projects funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Florida Coastal Management Program were management-related plans. The second most prevalent category is environmental information research, followed by implementation of plans and public education projects. During the first five years of the Florida Program the issues of focus have been coastal hazards, port maintenance, and special areas management. The authors conclude that a reasonable balance of solutions has been accomplished.
Subject Headings: Coastal management | Financing | Project management | Education | Federal government | Information management | Environmental issues | Ports and harbors | Public information programs | North America | Florida | United States
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