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Transition Support

The Office of Research, Transition, and Application’s mission on transition support is to provide assistance to accelerate and facilitate transitions of R&D within NOAA. The Transition support is a centralized hub for all R&D transition information across all of NOAA. 

Please email for additional information that is not found in this hub.

To provide feedback to ORTA about support services please fill out the feedback form.

Need help with a transition plan?  Do you have a transition plan and need help getting signatures? Reach out to the ORTA team for individualized assistance. Please email for help.​

For interactive capability, view the following Google slide links in presentation mode. 

Go directly to a specific Training Guide based on your Project Output Type: 

The training modules from the NOAA Readiness Levels Training Taskforce are still being beta tested and are pending approval from the NOAA Science Council.  Feedback on the training modules is appreciated and can be given either via this Google form or emailed directly to

Transition Documents

Transition Seminars
Fireside chats on Transitions: A series on NOAA R&D Transitions

Line Office Transition Managers Committee (LOTMC)

Transition Infographics