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Contact Us

NOS encourages its constituents and the public to communicate their questions, ideas, concerns, and suggestions to us. To assist visitors to our Web site, this page provides points of contact for NOS headquarters and different sections of the NOS website.

NOS Headquarters

Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management
NOAA's National Ocean Service
SSMC4, Room 13632
1305 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
(301) 713-3074

For media inquiries, contact NOS Public Affairs:
(301) 713-3066 or

For constituent and interest group inquiries, contact NOS Constituent Affairs:
(301) 713-3060

For general public inquiries about NOS, contact:

Communications and Education Division
NOAA's National Ocean Service
SSMC4, Room 13317
1305 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Ph: (301) 713-3010

NOS is happy to supply any available publication produced by the National Ocean Service that is not available for downloading from this website or the website of an NOS program or staff office. Refer to the contact information in the Outreach or Publications sections of this website for the name or email address of the individual or office to contact.

NOS regrets that it is unable to conduct research in response to questions for the purpose of meeting school assignments or filling extremely broad and all-encompassing requests for materials.