ProTech Ocean Domain will enable the National Ocean Service to acquire services for scientific data collection and stewardship, geospatial mapping of coastal areas, and community outreach services to position America’s coastal communities for the future.
The primary clients of the ProTech Oceans domain will be NOAA’s National Ocean Service (NOS). The NOS mission is to provide science-based solutions through collaborative partnerships with industry to address evolving economic, environmental, and social pressures on our ocean and coasts. NOS has identified three priorities that reflect the primary statutory and mission drivers and reflect NOAA’s commitment to navigation services, coastal research and observations, emergency response, and place-based conservation programs.
The coastal resilience priority involves preparedness, response, and recovery. From oil spills and vessel groundings to hurricanes and marine debris, NOS provides world-class science and services in support of resilient and healthy coastal communities, economies, and ecosystems. In light of increasing threats to our coasts, coastal resiliency has become a national priority. NOS supports and informs improved decision making and end-to-end coastal preparedness, response, recovery, and resiliency.
The coastal intelligence priority involves the nation's nautical charts, environmental monitoring and assessment, or socioeconomic tools. NOS and their industry partners are committed to integrating science and services to provide actionable information. The goal is to increase ocean and coastal 'intelligence' and thereby improve the ability of public and private decision makers to make informed choices.
The place-based conservation priority involves conserving coastal places that provide economic benefits to local communities. These communities rely on dollars spent on activities such as recreation and tourism. NOS works to conserve marine areas and preserve the economic benefits of these special places to local communities through its coastal management and place-based conservation programs. These include Coastal Zone Management, the Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System, National Marine Sanctuaries, and the Coral Reef Conservation Program.
The NAICS code for the ProTech Oceans domain contract is 541620-Environmental Consulting Services.
The Statements of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS) released on the ProTech website are pre-decisional and for informational purposes only. All projected acquisitions are subject to revision or cancellation. Final decisions on the extent of competition, acquisition method, estimated task order value, small business participation, or any aspect of the acquisition action will not be made until each acquisition is released by the Contracting Office. The forecast data is for planning purposes and does not represent a pre-solicitation synopsis, does not constitute an invitation for bid or request for proposal, and is not a commitment by the Government to purchase the described products and/or services. Awardees are reminded that only Contracting Officers have the authority to contractually bind the Government and authorize the release of acquisition information.
This report identifies actions awarded under the ProTech Oceans Domain. The data elements included in this report are the same as contained in the Quarterly Report. The data may be updated on a more frequent basis to improve transparency and timely communication with our Industry Partners.