NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations

OMAO's "Oldies but (Still) Goodies"

Some stories that have appeard in the news media over the years still provide useful and interesting information about what our personnel do as a part of their jobs, whether aboard our aircraft or ships, or on unique assignments, such as managing a research station at the South Pole.

Listed below are links to stories that we think you may find interesting.

Ocean Debris Provokes Warning  Honolulu Advertiser, 8/8/2000
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea  Real Cities.Com, 7/16/2000
Getting to NOAA new job
Fast Response and Superb Seamanship Saves Lives and Aids Programs
Killer Storms Are His Prey: Weather pilot flies through hurricane's eye 5/6/1998 Venice Gondolier newspaper masthead
NOAA's Role in the South Pole
The Office of Marine and Aviation Operations Aircraft Operations Center Plays Critical Role in NOAA's Environmental Mission
Airborne Snow Survey Vital to Weather Service Flood Forecasting
Hurricane Opal Damage Assessment
ALBATROSS IV Conducts Testing of the New NMFS/OMAO Fisheries Scientific Computer System
NOAA Ship MALCOLM BALDRIGE Ends Globe Circling Voyage
NOAA "Hurricane Hunters" Flying into the Storm  5/30/1999 (PDF)Vaisala corporate logo
(Note: This excellent article is a large file to download (720 K) and is in the Portable Document Format requiring the free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
NOAA Ship Rainier: Safe Waters  4/30/1998Ketchikan Daily News Masthead

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Last Update August 21, 2001 (cab)