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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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  • 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 5128, Washington, DC 20230, USA
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Abstract from DBPedia
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced /ˈnoʊ.ə/, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere. NOAA warns of dangerous weather, charts seas, guides the use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and conducts research to improve understanding and stewardship of the environment. In addition to its civilian employees, 12,000 as of 2012, NOAA research and operations are supported by 300 uniformed service members who make up the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps. The current Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere at the Department of Commerce and the agency's administrator is Kathryn D. Sullivan, who was nominated February 28, 2013, and confirmed March 6, 2014.

    アメリカ海洋大気庁(アメリカかいようたいきちょう、National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)は、アメリカ合衆国商務省の機関の一つ。海洋と大気に関する調査および研究を専門とする。略称はNOAA/ˈno(ʊ).ə/(ノア)。日本語圏ではアメリカ海洋大気局と表記されることも多い。

    (Source: http://dbpedia.org/resource/National_Oceanic_and_Atmospheric_Administration)