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Marine Operations

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Technology upgrade aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather
September 22, 2020
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Updates installed aboard NOAA Ship Fairweather
September 22, 2020
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Frequently Asked Question

How do I identify a NOAA ship?

The webpage for each NOAA ship has images and hull numbers for you to compare.  The facilities webpage is also a useful tool to learn which ships frequent a specific home port or fleet group facility.  NOAA Corps officers and OMAO/NOAA personnel may log into the ShipTracker to help locate a specific ship.

Frequently Asked Question

Can I work on a NOAA ship?

NOAA ships are run by a combination of NOAA Corps officers, civilian wage mariners, and other federal employees while being supported by NOAA's Marine Operations Center.  Each of these has a different hiring path.  If you are interested in an exciting seagoing career on technologically-advanced platforms, please visit here.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens to be considered.

Organizational Chart starting with the Director, Marine Operations
August 21, 2020
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NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Docked in Hawaii
February 11, 2020
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New ships will support a wide variety of missions, ranging from general oceanographic research and exploration to marine life, climate and ocean ecosystem studies.

NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown at sea
January 7, 2020
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Six-week scientific campaign in the Caribbean will include ships, aircraft, autonomous vehicles, buoys and other tools to study the interactions between the ocean and atmosphere.

NOAA Ship Heck (S 591)
January 6, 2020
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