The NOAA Repository is a digital library of scientific literature and research produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These environmental science documents are presented by the NOAA Central Library. Through curated collections researchers can access documents and materials related to specific areas of research. Additionally, full text and other search options make the entirety of the repository accessible to users. This repository is retained indefinitely available to researchers, academics and the general public.
This repository has been created in fulfillment of the NOAA Plan for Increasing Public Access to Research Results which was issued in response to the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) Memorandum Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research (PARR) issued 2013 February 22.
NOAA authors- federal employees and contractors- may submit their publications for inclusion in the Institutional Repository through the NOAA Institutional Repository Submission Page. Authors who received NOAA funding and do not have a NOAA.gov email address may submit their publications by email to email@example.com
Information within the repository created by or for NOAA is within the public domain. As such these works may be freely distributed and copied however, it is requested that in any subsequent uses of this work, NOAA be given appropriate acknowledgement.
In the case of information within the repository not created by or for NOAA, rights for reproduction, redistribution and reuse is retained by the respective copyright holders. Users of the repository are expected to adhere to the terms and conditions defined by the copyright holder. Transmission, reproduction, or reuse of protected materials outside that allowed by fair use principles of the copyright laws, requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Please refer to the U.S. fair use guidelines available from the Copyright Office at the Library of Congress for further clarification.