NOAA Data Documentation Procedural Directive
This is the official download page for the NOAA Data Documentation Procedural Directive, which was first approved by NOAA's Environmental Data Management Committee (EDMC) on October 28, 2011 and revised on November 30, 2016.
The current version of this document is version 2.0.
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The EDMC is committed to developing documents, templates, and other resources to assist NOAA Line Offices with the task of implementing NOAA Procedural Directives. These resources are hosted on the NOAA Data Documentation Procedural Directive page of the NOAA EDM Wiki.
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Version 2.0 Approved November 30, 2016 View the transmittal letter
Version 1.0 Approved October 28, 2011 Download the transmittal letter (PDF)