What is the NOAA Budget Summary?
Executive Summary Introduction
Strategic Plan Structure
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Highlights of the FY 1999 Request
NOAA's budget request of $2.1 billion in budget authority for FY 1999
is predicated on the need to ensure the continued delivery of essential
science, technology and services to the Nation. This request is represented
at an overview level in the Executive Summary through NOAA's Strategic Plan.
Links to its two missions and seven elements, as well as Crosscutting Initiatives
and ways NOAA is reducuing costs and improving effectiveness are below.
The rest of this document summarizes the NOAA budget in the context of
the Strategic Plan and the traditional
budget structure, with an emphasis on the major operational units and
programs contributing to the strategic goals.