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  • NOAA Ship Bell M. Shimada Underway
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    The NOAA Ship Fleet

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

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    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
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    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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View from NOAA WP-3D N42RF During 2018 Ocean Winds Project
January 24, 2018

"Kermit" is taking weather observations to help NOAA calibrate and validate weather satellite sensor data.

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.

Documents

OMAO

Mares S.p.A. has designed a new demand lever for the Abyss 22, 52X and all DR 2nd stages. 

OMAO

This manual incorporates the required provisions defined by NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 209-125.

OMAO

New Program metrics for FY17 included three primary measures - Assets, Utilization and Exposure.

NOAA 57-03-04

Submit this form to the NOAA Diving Center (NDC) via facsimile or e-mail. The NDC fax number is (206) 526-6506. The NDC support desk e-mail address is Support.NDC@noaa.gov.

NOAA 57-11-53

PURPOSE: This form collects information about flight activities of NOAA programs which are not paid for by NOAA.

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