NOAA 50th Anniversary
A video and related article that outlines a timeline of major NOAA accomplishments in the last 50 years.
The roots of NOAA and the formal observation and study of the weather, climate, and oceans in the United States goes back to the early 1800's. However it wasn't until 1970 that NOAA was formally developed and recognized. Below you will find an interesting timeline of some of the major achievements of NOAA during its first decade, the 1970s. This information was provided by NOAA.