National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Organizations and Groups

NOAA is America’s environmental intelligence agency, providing timely, reliable and actionable information—based on sound science—every day to millions of Americans. NOAA’s products and services are used by decision makers around the country to better understand risk and prepare for the future.

NOAA helps people, communities, businesses, and governments make smart decisions that directly impact the future of society, the economy, and the environment.

NOAA’s primary line offices and their respective homepages:


Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Acting Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Management
Chief Scientist
Deputy Under Secretary for Operations


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