Accessible Text Description of Exhibit 1 to DOO 25-5

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Organizational Chart

The chart is dated 5-4-15.
The following positions are shown in the Office of the Under Secretary for Oceans & Atmosphere & NOAA Administrator:

  • Under Secretary for Oceans & Atmosphere & NOAA Administrator and the following positions that report to the Under Secretary:
    • Assistant Secretary, Conservation & Management/Deputy Administrator
    • Assistant Secretary, Environmental Observation & Prediction/Deputy Administrator
    • Chief Scientist
    • Deputy Under Secretary for Operations

The following staff offices report to the Office of the Undersecretary for Oceans & Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator:

  • General Counsel
  • Chief of Staff

The following offices report to the Chief of Staff:

  • Communications and External Affairs
  • Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Office of Education
  • International Affairs
  • Federal Coordinator for Meteorology

The Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries reports to the Assistant Secretary for Conservation & Management/Deputy Administrator.  The National Marine Fisheries Service, headed by an Assistant Administrator, reports to the Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Management/Deputy Administrator, and includes the following organizations:

  • Sustainable Fisheries
  • Protected Resources
  • Habitat Conservation
  • Science & Technology
  • Constituent Services

The following offices and organizations report to the Deputy Under Secretary for Operation:

  • Acquisition & Grants
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Information Officer/HP Computing and Communications
  • Workforce Management
  • Program Planning and Integration
  • the National Ocean Service, headed by an Assistant Administrator, and including the following organizations:
    • Coast Survey
    • National Geodetic Survey
    • Ocean & Coastal Resource Management
    • Response & Restoration
    • National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
    • National Marine Sanctuaries
    • NOAA Coastal Services Center
    • Center for Operational Oceanographic Products & Services
  • Oceanic & Atmospheric Research, headed by an Assistant Administrator, and including the following organizations:
    • Policy, Planning, & Evaluation
    • Climate Program
    • National Sea Grant College Program
    • Ocean Exploration & Research
  • National Weather Service, headed by an Assistant Administrator, and including the following organizations:
    • Climate, Water, & Weather Services
    • Science & Technology
    • Hydrologic Development
    • Operational Systems
    • National Centers for Environmental Prediction
    • Regional Offices
  • National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service, headed by an Assistant Administrator, and including the following organizations:
    • Satellite & Product Operations
    • Center for Satellite Applications & Research
    • Systems Development
    • National Climatic Data Center
    • National Oceanographic Data Center
    • National Geophysical Data Center
    • Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R Series Program Office
    • Joint Polar Satellite System Program Office
    • Office of Marine and Aviation Operations

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