Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Process
On December 14, 2009, President Obama's Ocean Policy Task Force released its Interim Framework on Effective Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning for a 60 day comment period. You can view all submitted comments or read selected comments from ocean users, ENGOs, federal, state, and local government agencies, and academic institutions here.
CMSP Process: Major steps in the Task Force's Interim Framework for CMSP
CMSP News and Events
News and Events are gathered on the NOAA Marine Spatial Planning website from a variety of sources, but do not represent a complete list of all activities:
NOAA Marine Spatial Planning provides information on the basic concepts of MSP, tools used, data, and places where marine spatial planning is being carried out. NOAA also provides information on the latest MSP news and events in the US and around the world.