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Latest news on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a scientific agency of the US government that focuses on the condition of the oceans and atmosphere. It is a part of the Department of Commerce and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. NOAA's mission is to understand and predict changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and to conserve and manage the coastal and marine resources of the United States. NOAA conducts research and provides information to support the management of the nation's natural resources and to protect life and property. It also provides weather and climate data.