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SIC Department of Commerce and Other Policies

As the federal department where NOAA resides, the Department of Commerce (DoC) Policy related to scientific integrity is aligned with administration policy.  A memorandum outlining the current policy originated with a Presidential Memorandum the current policy was originated Presidential Memorandum in 2009 followed by a memorandum from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in 2010.  Directives in the memorandum were adopted by DoC in 2011. 

Find the DoC Implementation of Administrative Policy on Scientific Integrity here.

Find the Public Communications – Department of Commerce Administrative Order (DAO) 219-1 here.

About Scientific Integrity in NOAA

Learn why we practice SI and how we do it

Department of Commerce

Read about relevant DOC policies

NOAA Scientific Integrity Policy

Get the basics of the NOAA SI policy


Find our annual reports here