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Environmental and Earth Sciences

Environmental and earth sciences



National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Science Mission Directorate (SMD),300 E St. S.W., #3J28, 20546; (202) 358-3889. Fax, (202) 358-3092. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator.

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Web, and Twitter, @NASAScienceCast

Seeks to understand the integrated functioning of the earth and the sun. Administers space mission programs and mission-enabling programs, including sub-orbital missions. Sponsors scientific research and analysis. Exchanges information with the international science community. Interests include earth climate and environmental change.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Commerce Dept.), National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI),1315 East-West Hwy., SSMC3, 4th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282; (301) 713-3277. Fax, (301) 713-3300. Margarita Conkright Gregg, Director, (301) 713-4840.

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Responsible for hosting and providing access to comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. Provides ...

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