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NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations (NMAO)
Collaborative Efforts with Other NOAA Line Offices and Agencies


External Public Outreach

  1. NMAO/Marine Operations Center Pacific collaborates with NOAA Fisheries, NOS, OAR/Pacific Marine Environment Laboratory (PMEL), WFO Seattle, and OFA (WASC). All NOAA line offices work together to host an annual NOAA Science Camp Week, open houses, outreach booths, and other coordinated outreach activities. These collaborations are enhanced through quarterly information-sharing meetings among all NOAA agencies.
  2. NMAO/Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) has borrowed WFO Tampa and NOAA Fisheries outreach display for outreach activities.
  3. NMAO/AOC; WFO Tampa, FL; and NOAA Fisheries staff a joint NOAA Outreach Booth at the St. Petersburg Boat Show, State of Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference, and Florida Education Week.
  4. NMAO/AOC and NWS National Hurricane Center staff an annual Hurricane Awareness Tour that alternates between the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico. This effort in 2005 will visit Brunswick, ME; Baltimore , MD; Richmond, VA; Charleston, SC; and Jacksonville, FL.

Data Sharing/Research/Forecasts

  1. NOAA AOC aircraft to perform various scientific-support missions in conjunction with NOAA Research, NOAA Ocean Service, NOAA Satellites, NOAA Weather Service, and NOAA Fisheries.
  2. NOAA Marine Operations Center (MOC) ships perform various scientific-support missions in conjunction with NOAA Research, NOAA Ocean Service, NOAA Satellites, and NOAA Fisheries.
  3. NOAA Corps officers perform a variety of scientific, technical, and management roles within NOAA, supporting all Line Offices and many Staff Offices.
  4. NOAA's Small Boat Program is administered by NMAO and supports various missions in conjunction with NOAA Research, NOAA Ocean Service, and NOAA Fisheries.
  5. NOAA Dive Center provides training and expertise for NOAA's diving program, utilized by NOAA Fisheries, NOAA Ocean Service, and NOAA Research.
  6. NOAA's Teacher-at-Sea Program is administered by NMAO and supports education and outreach in conjunction with NOAA Research, NOAA Ocean Service, NOAA Satellites, and NOAA Fisheries.