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The Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) or "NOAA Research" provides the research foundation for understanding the complex systems that support our planet. Working in partnership with other NOAA organizational units to provide better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters and a greater understanding of the Earth. Our role is to provide unbiased science to better manage the environment, nationally and globally.

The Headquarters office of NOAA Research provides the administrative and management support necessary to sustain the science of research in Laboratories and Program offices throughout the country. Our world-class scientists, contributing in the areas Atmospheric Sciences, Climate, and Ocean and Coastal Resources, come together to support NOAA, Federal agencies, academia, foreign governments and domestic and itnernational organizations.

Learn how our organization works to better serve these sectors and protect our environment.

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Office of Oceanic and
   Atmospheric Research

1315 East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-713-2458
 




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