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.

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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...


  • NOAA Fisheries and its partners have developed Regional Action Plans (RAPs) to guide implementation of the NOAA Fisheries Climate Science Strategy Read More...

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    Explore the report Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2015 (540) 634-0684