STAR Planning Matrix
This matrix provides links to the documents and the organizations that author
them, to depict the relationship between the planning and activities
of NOAA, NESDIS, STAR, and JCSDA.
DOC Strategic Plan:
"Helping the American Economy Grow"
This plan provides a broad foundation for economic growth and
opportunity by focusing on five key priorities: Trade and Investment;
Innovation; Data; Environment; Operational Excellence.
NOAA Next Generation
Through its long-standing mission of science, service, and stewardship,
NOAA generates tremendous value for the Nation--and the world--by
advancing our understanding of and ability to anticipate changes in the
environment, by improving society's ability to make scientifically
informed decisions, and by conserving and managing ocean and coastal
20-Year Research Vision
Provide the public with easy-to-use,
integrated products and information services
that will vastly improve the way
Americans lead their daily lives and the nation
manages its natural resources.
NOAA's 5-Year Research Plan
R&D at NOAA is directed toward the Agency's outcome-oriented goals
for Climate, Weather, Oceans, and Coasts, as well as its capability-
oriented "enterprise" objectives. Focusing attention on outcomes
rather than activities is the basis for making rational investment
choices, aligning requirements, and clarifying roles and
NESDIS Strategic Plan
Revision in progress.
STAR Strategic Plan
STAR plays an important role in ensuring the success of NOAA's
mission of science, service, and stewardship. During the next decade
STAR will help our Nation:
- Achieve economic growth in a sustainable manner
- Ensure public safety in the face of storms and other extreme
- Improve community resilience to natural disasters
- Support informed management and the preservation of the ocean's
- Enhance our understanding of the dependence of our Nation's
economic success, health and well-being on environmental resources
STAR is the NOAA center responsible for improving and advancing
satellite-based environmental products. STAR's work ties directly into
the NOAA goals of science, service, and stewardship.
Satellite Flyout Schedules
Under review / revision
Last revised 2006