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Northern Exposure: a NOAA Corps Officer’s Work in Alaska

June 8, 2021

Commander Sarah Duncan, NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, WA

What is a NOAA Corps officer and what do they do for NOAA? Come find out by following CDR Sarah Duncan from the training academy to her work in Alaska on the NOAA ship Oscar Dyson!

Resources to access at home:

» NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations
» Meet the Crew: Commander Sarah Duncan, NOAA Ship Oscar Dyson
» NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps – Virtual NOAA Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific – meet LTJG Chelsea Parrish, Cetacean Photogrammetry Specialist
» Women of the NOAA Corps: Reflections from the Sea and Sky – 30 minute video
» NOA Ocean Today Video – Life at Sea – meet Allison Stone, hydrographic senior survey technician on the NOAA ship Thomas Jefferson
Meet the Crew: Chief Boatswain Leslie Allen, NOAA Ship Fairweather
» NOAA Corps overview
» NOAA Corps History