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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

Gulf of Mexico Shipwreck Discovered by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer
May 16, 2019

The unexpected and exciting find was made during the ship's shakedown expedition.

NOAA Lockheed WP-3D Orion with New Livery - October 2016
May 14, 2019

A highly-instrumented NOAA aircraft is collecting data across the Great Plains to improve our understanding of the relationships between severe thunderstorms and tornado formation.

NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette
May 14, 2019

The Honolulu-based ship is deploying researchers to set up camps in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for four months.

NOAA Ship Pisces underway
December 4, 2018

Congratulations to the crew of Pisces, one of the vessels in NOAA's fleet of 16 research and survey ships.

CDR Ryan Kidder at the controls of NOAA's King Air
November 30, 2018

OMAO people and platforms were deployed from Hawaii to Bermuda to ensure forecasters, emergency managers, responders and the public had the information they needed to protect lives.

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Regulations for discharging garbage per Annex V

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Oil / Oily Waste Discharge Placard

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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.

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