Sunday, February 19, 2017
 

NOAA has facilities across the United States working on a wide variety of R&D and technical innovations in support of the NOAA Mission.  Following is a listing based on the high-level category of research conducted.  However, many NOAA labs conduct research that is cross-cutting and may, therefore, be listed in more than one category.

Oceanic Research (Fish, Corals, Endangered Species, Ocean Acidification, Harmful Algal Blooms)

Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Atlantic Oceanographic Meteorological Laboratory

Southeast Fisheries Science Center

National Data Buoy Center

National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

 

Weather and Climate Research

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (Tsunami)

Earth System Research Laboratory

National Severe Storms Laboratory

National Data Buoy Center

Atlantic Oceanographic Meteorological Laboratory

National Centers for Weather and Climate Prediction

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (Hurricane Modeling)

NEXRAD Radar Operations Center

Meteorological Development Lab

 

Environmental Research (Invasive Species, Arctic, Coastal, Great Lakes Ecosystems, Marine Protected Areas, pollution, etc.)

Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (Arctic)

Earth System Research Laboratory

Great Lakes Environmental Laboratory

Air Resources Laboratory

National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science

National Data Buoy Center

 

Computer Modeling

Earth System Research Laboratory

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory