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  • NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada Underway
    Photo: Steve de Blois / NOAA

    The NOAA Ship Fleet

    Learn how NOAA research and survey ships support safe navigation, commerce, and resource management

  • NOAA Aircraft at the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center
    Photo: David Hall

    The NOAA Aircraft Fleet

    Learn how NOAA aircraft support hurricane and flood forecasts, coastal mapping, and emergency response

  • NOAA Marine archaeologist Hans Van Tilburg examines the remains of shipwreck Dunnottar Castle
    Photo: Robert Schwemmer / NOAA

    Diving Deeper

    Learn about the NOAA Diving Program, which trains, certifies, and equips personnel to safely support underwater missions

OMAO administers the NOAA fleet of ships & aircraft and trains divers to safely facilitate Earth observation.

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NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion N42RF Flight Deck During 24 Aug 2017 Hurricane Harvey Flight

NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion N42RF flight deck as seen during a flight into Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 24, 2017.


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News

Right Whale and Calf Spotted off the Coast of Georgia
April 16, 2020

Scientists aboard a NOAA Twin Otter spot signs of possible population growth for the endangered right whale species.

NOAA King Air Crew
April 16, 2020

You may know that hurricane season begins June 1, but the response work begins long before a storm ever forms.

NOAA Aircraft at the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center
April 16, 2020

City of Lakeland, Florida, will lease additional office and hangar space to NOAA.

NOAA G-IV on Runway at Portland International Airport
April 7, 2020

Project supported by NOAA's Gulfstream IV aircraft helps improve forecasts and understanding of atmospheric rivers.

NOAA Corps Officers Launch Hexacopter in Alaska
March 31, 2020

The new program will promote the safe, efficient and economical operation of unmanned systems.

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