Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology

The purpose of the SOST is to advise and assist the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability on national issues of ocean science and technology. In that capacity, the SOST is the lead interagency entity for Federal coordination on ocean science and technology. The SOST identifies ocean science and technology priorities, fosters and facilitates ocean science and technology activities, and contributes to Federal goals and agency missions in this area, including through collaborative interagency strategies. The SOST’s interagency efforts expand knowledge, provide advice, and offer recommendations regarding the advancement of ocean science and technology across the federal government and with the broader ocean community, including international activities.

Questions about the SOST may be directed to

SOST Charter (pdf)

SOST Documents & Reports: