Services and Programs

These links are for citizens, the general public, NOAA stakeholders, and NOAA employees to access Information Technology-related participatory, collaborative, transparent, and open functions of the federal government, NOAA, and NOAA OCIO.

  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
    • The FOIA (5 USC 552 enacted in 1966) provides that any person has a right to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from public disclosure by one of nine FOIA exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.
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  • Homeland Security and Employee Check-In - For NOAA staff only -
    • The mission of the Homeland Security Program Office is to safeguard NOAA’s mission through preservation of continuity of operations, reduction of mission impact through incident monitoring, and prevention of interruptions to NOAA stakeholder services through mitigating critical infrastructure vulnerability.
  • Information Quality -
    • For guidance on information quality and peer review plans (PRPs), including PRP template.
    • Includes copies of PRPs, types of review, allowance for public comment, and final research products as available.
  • NOAA Libraries
  • NOAALink
    • Learn how organizations across NOAA, as well as the broader Department of Commerce, partner with industry to acquire the complete range of cost-effective, enterprise-wide IT solutions.
  • Paperwork Reduction & Information Collection -
    • For guidance on how to develop a Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) request. Including new PRA surveys, rule-related revisions, change requests. Also includes OMB requirements, related statues and regulations, and a listing of NOAA information collections.
    • To view what information NOAA collects from the public, then click here, to see approved PRA Submissions.
  • Privacy -
    • Overview of privacy, definition of personally identifiable information, Privacy Threshold Analysis and Privacy Impact Assessment guidance.
  • Radio Frequency Management