News and Updates




April 2014


NOAA Fleet Update - April 2014

The NOAA Fleet Update - April 2014 [PDF], provides the status of the ships and aircraft in NOAA’s fleet, including current location and planned mission(s), information on our Teacher at Sea program, as well as support provided for unmanned systems and to our federal partners.

NOAA’s ships and aircraft play a critical role in the collection of oceanographic, atmospheric, hydrographic, and fisheries data. NOAA’s fleet of research aircraft and ships are operated, managed, and maintained by NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO), which includes both civilians and the commissioned officers of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps), one of the seven Uniformed Services of the United States.

SetteOur Facebook Family has grown! We're happy to welcome NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette to Facebook! The Sette is homeported in Honolulu, Hawaii, and works on some amazing missions in the NW Hawaiian Islands, and other Pacific Island U.S. Territories. Be sure to "Like" their page, and tell your friends. NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette


FY 2015 Budget Briefings for Congress

Recently, a number of Members of the Senate and House and congressional staff were briefed by NOAA leadership on the FY 2015 NOAA Budget Request (and/or the Line Office/Program FY 2015 request). Below are the briefings that occurred, noting date, Member or staff, briefer(s), and OLIA Lead(s):

April 17