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About This Guide
Material presented in this guide is derived from a webinar, Discover Your World with NOAA, presented by NOAA staffers Peg Steffen, Bruce Moravchik, and Molly Harrison on 13 November 2013.
Origins and History of NOAA
NOAA traces its roots back to 1807, when President Thomas Jefferson ordered a Survey of the Coastal Areas. For more information, click here.