. "1 Introduction: The Sectoral Applications Research Program." Research and Networks for Decision Support in the NOAA Sectoral Applications Research Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2007.
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Research and Networks for Decision Support: In the NOAA Sectoral Applications Research Program
support. Chapter 3 presents our major conclusions about the need for use-inspired science and communication, the logic undergirding our recommendations regarding the substantive priorities for SARP for the next several years, and the recommendations themselves. Chapter 4 identifies a set of principles that provide the rationale for our setting of priorities and that can be used to select from among what is likely to be a surfeit of worthwhile activities within the priority areas. Chapter 5 deals with the issue of how to evaluate SARP.