Agencies and Organizations

Here are some links to agencies and organizations that work in or regulate fields of science.  These links are good resources for research, investigation or just to get a feeling of what they do and what may be of interest.  Some of these websites have interactive applications that show science in motion.  Many of these sites are very useful as authoritative research sites that you could use for a report (be sure to include the ones you use in your bibliograpy).

National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) – An executive branch agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation’s civilian space program and aeronautics and aerospace research.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere.

National Hurricane Center (NHC) – Operating under NOAA the National Hurricane Center maintains a site providing detailed location and forecasting of tropical storms and hurricanes.

National Weather Center (NWS) – Operating under NOAA the National Hurricane Center maintains a site providingforecasts and warning for the central U.S., contacts for central Weather Forecast Offices and River Forecast Centers.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Endangered Species Program – As the principal federal partner responsible for administering the Endangered Species Act (ESA), we take the lead in recovering and conserving our Nation’s imperiled species by fostering partnerships, employing scientific excellence, and developing a workforce of conservation leaders.

The Wildlife Conservation Society - Invites girls to explore the world of ecology and wildlife biology.

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