Welcome to the Office of Science and Technology 

The Office of Science and Technology is part of the National Marine Fisheries Service (abbreviated “NMFS” and informally known as “NOAA Fisheries”).  The Office advocates and ensures the sound scientific basis for NOAA Fisheries science programs and resource conservation and management decisions.

  • first comprehensive summary of habitat information

    Our Living Oceans: Habitat is the first comprehensive summary of habitat information by NOAA Fisheries. Read More...

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    NOAA's First-Ever Climate Science Strategy Announced  
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    We've updated our Community Social Indicators mapping tool, now with nearly 4,000 communities in 23 states. Read More...

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    Northeast Fish Stock Climate Vulnerability Assessment published. Read more...

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    Final Action Plan for Fish Release Mortality Science Read more...

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    Want to learn more about fisheries and the economy? Explore the report
    Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2014
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