National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service

  • Overview

The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Services, or NESDIS, is your eye in the sky. It manages and gathers data from four satellites: Geostationary Operational, Polar Operational, Defense Meteorological, and National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS). NPOESS is a plan to consolidate the Departments of Defense and Commerce satellite programs to monitor the Earth and make long-term weather forecasts. NESDIS provides data and information services through about 12 centers including the data centers for climate, geophysical, ocean, and coastal information. The Geophysical Data Center includes environmental data from the surface of the Sun to the Earth's core.



National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service


1315 E West Hwy Ste 3
Silver Spring, MD 20910-6233
Phone: 1 (301) 713-2458
www.nesdis.noaa.gov

STATS


  • Employer Type: Government Agency
  • Deputy Assistant Administrator, Satellite and Information Services: Charles Baker
  • Assistant Administrator: Mary Kicza
  • Director, Office of Research and Applications (ORA): Al Powell

Major Office Locations

  • Silver Spring, MD

SALARY FINDER

SALARY FINDER

Health Service Administrator

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Yearly Salary Range (US$ Thousands)