President's FY 2017 Budget Request
On February 9, the White House Office of Management and Budget released the President's Budget Request for FY 2017, which totals approximately $5.8 billion for NOAA and supports investments in: (1) community resilience, (2) evolving the National Weather Service, (3) observational infrastructure, and (4) organizational excellence. NOAA requests a total of $520 million to support the continued and enhanced operations of OAR, an increase of $30.7 million above the FY 2016 enacted. You can find more detailed information in the NOAA FY 2017 Blue Book.
Craig McLean, OAR Assistant Administrator, will hold an OAR Update call from 3-4 pm EST on February 22. If you would like to join the call, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can find more detailed information on our budget web page
NOAA Research's Sandy Supplemental Program Overview
Sandy struck the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts with powerful winds, rain, and storm surges that caused unprecedented damages in some of the nation’s most populous areas. The communities hit by Sandy will be rebuilding and recovering for years to come. This document provides more details on OAR's $74.7 million investment across four areas, approximately half of which will support extramural investigators.