NOAA Office of Science Support


The Office of Science Support maintains OAR and NOAA’s role as a leader in environmental observations and modeling by executing several functions that align research and development (R&D) to NOAA’s mission and enhance the tracking and accountability of NOAA’s R&D to ensure the credibility of R&D outcomes. Our partner office in supporting the DAA for Science is the Office of Research, Transition, and Application (ORTA).

What We Do

  • Support the portfolio of R&D related NOAA Administrative Orders and policies
  • Coordinate and administer strategic guidance on R&D
  • Develop tools and techniques to track, evaluate, and communicate NOAA’s R&D Portfolio
  • Support NOAA Authors & Researchers, and open science

Who Makes Up OSS