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Mission & Statutory Authority

OMAO's Mission

Optimize NOAA's observational platforms and unique workforce capabilities to meet NOAA's science, service, and stewardship missions.

OMAO's Vision

Protect environmental security through intelligence and stewardship.

Statutory Authority

More information about OMAO's mission and responsibilities can be found in the U.S. Department of Commerce's Organization Orders (DOO 25-5, Section 11).

You are here: https://www.omao.noaa.gov/learn/about-omao/mission-statutory-authority
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