The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration receives the majority of the Commerce Department’s budget and employs more than 12,000 people, but what does it do? Its activities fall into five broad categories listed below. Read related article.
NOTE: Budget breakdown is from 2010. Total available funding of $4.9 billion includes $486 million for program support, which has 2,053 employees. Source: NOAA |. The Washington Post.