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Marine Operations

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NOAA Ship Oregon II divers
September 22, 2020
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NOAA Ship Fairweather anchored in Puget Sound
September 22, 2020
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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.

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