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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 on the Ramp at AOC Oct 2013
    Photo: © Sean Michael Davis - used with permission

    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

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP Taking Off from Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
October 5, 2017

NOAA Hurricane Hunters flew around-the-clock to support Hurricane Maria and Irma forecasts. In the wake of the storm, NOAA aircraft and ships are now supporting response efforts.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Docked in Hawaii
October 3, 2017

As September came to a close, so did NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer's final expedition as part of NOAA's Campaign to Address Pacific monument Science, Technology, and Ocean NEeds (CAPSTONE).

NOAA Aircraft Operations Center Commanding Officer Captain Nancy Hann
September 1, 2017

NOAA Corps Capt. Nancy Hann has assumed command of the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center, home to the agency’s nine research, reconnaissance and survey aircraft.

NOAA Flight Director Mike Holmes aboard NOAA Hurricane Hunter
August 30, 2017

NOAA Hurricane Hunters flew around-the-clock to support Hurricane Harvey forecasts. NOAA aircraft are now supporting response efforts.

August 14, 2017

Capt. Michael Silah has been selected as the next director of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps and NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations

Documents

OMAO

Maintenance policy for demand valves and oxygen first stages used by NOAA diving units.

OMAO

This memo provides guidance on the proper display of warning signals, specifically the red and white diver down flag and the international code flag Alpha.

OMAO

This is a general outline for the daily class schedule of the NOAA Diver class.

OMAO

NOAA stands for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA scientists study the skies and the oceans.

OMAO

NOAA ship unlicensed deck department job descriptions.

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