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Here are several ways to contact NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R) and its staff. To receive updates from OR&R, subscribe to our monthly email newsletter.

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OR&R Headquarters

NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Phone: 206.526.6317
Email: orr.webmaster@noaa.gov

Media Inquiries

If you're a journalist or member of the media with a question about OR&R and its activities, please check our For Media page, or direct questions to Jennie Lyons (Jennie.Lyons@noaa.gov) or Jerry Slaff (Jerry.Slaff@noaa.gov) of NOAA Public Affairs.

You're welcome to use the pictures on our website, except for the very few photos credited to other organizations. All NOAA images are in the public domain and are free to use; however, we would appreciate your providing credit to us, NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration.

OR&R's Divisions

Here is information for the four divisions, including contact information for field staff around the country.

Emergency Response Division (ERD)

NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Emergency Response Division
7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115-6349

Spill Emergency Phone (24-hour): 206.526.4911
Fax: 206.526.6329
Email: erd.webmaster@noaa.gov

To report an oil or chemical spill in U.S. waters, call the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center at 1-800-424-8802.

Assessment and Restoration Division (ARD)

NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Assessment and Restoration Division
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Phone: 206.526.6317
Email: ard.webmaster@noaa.gov

Marine Debris Division

NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Marine Debris Division
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Phone: 206.526.6317
Email: marinedebris.web@noaa.gov

Disaster Preparedness Program

NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Disaster Preparedness Program
1305 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Phone: 206.526.6317

Software, Products, and Publications

Contact any of the staff to ask about OR&R software, products, and publications:

For Information About: Contact:
NOAA OR&R publications orr.erd.publications@noaa.gov
Oil and hazardous chemical spills orr.spills@noaa.gov
Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps orr.esi@noaa.gov
CAMEO® software suite
(CAMEOfm, ALOHA®, MARPLOT®, CAMEO Chemicals)
orr.cameo@noaa.gov
GNOME software suite
(WebGNOME, GNOME desktop, ADIOS desktop, GOODS, ROC)
orr.gnome@noaa.gov
ADIOS® oil weathering model orr.adios@noaa.gov
TAP trajectory analysis model orr.tap@noaa.gov
CAFE chemical aquatic fate/effects database orr.cafe@noaa.gov
Chemical Reactivity Worksheet orr.reactivity@noaa.gov
SMART monitoring program smart.mail@noaa.gov
Response System Planning Tools (formerly Spill Tools™) orr.spilltools@noaa.gov
Response Training orr.training@noaa.gov
ResponseLink system for sharing information and documents with incident responders (internal);
IncidentNews (public site)
orr.incidentnews@noaa.gov
ERMA® online mapping tool orr.erma@noaa.gov
DIVER repository for data associated with environmental injuries;
replaces Query Manager database standard and query tool
orr.diver@noaa.gov
Coastal Hazardous Waste Site Reports ard.webmaster@noaa.gov
Sediment Guidelines (SQuiRTs) orr.webmaster@noaa.gov
Staff Directory

Locate OR&R staff members or people working elsewhere in NOAA, using the NOAA Staff Directory.

Employment/Careers

Visit USAJOBS, the federal government's official one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information. This site provides job listings daily, as well as applications, forms, and employment fact sheets.

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Last updated Mar. 31, 2020