National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is an American scientific and regulatory agency within the United States Department of Commerce that forecasts weather, monitors oceanic and atmospheric conditions, charts... Wikipedia

  • Formed:  October 3, 1970
  • Preceding agency:  United States Coast and Geodetic Survey and Environmental Science Services Administration
  • Jurisdiction:  US Federal Government
  • Headquarters:  Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Employees:  321 NOAA Commissioned Corps (2018), 12,000 civilian employees (2021)
  • Annual budget:  US$6.9 billion (est. 2022)
  • executive:  Rick Spinrad, NOAA Administrator and, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
  • Parent agency:  US Department of Commerce
  • Website:  NOAA.gov
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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