Naval Oceanography


 Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command 

Rear Adm. Timothy C. Gallaudet, Commander 

Rear Adm. Timothy C. Gallaudet, USN

Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command

CNMOCWelcome to the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command



Naval Oceanography enables the safety, speed and operational effectiveness of the Fleet by illuminating the risks and opportunities for Naval and Joint forces posed by the present and future natural environment.

Naval Oceanography includes:

  • Oceanography
  • Bathymetry
  • Hydrography
  • Meteorology 
  • Geophysics
  • Astrometry and precise time



Responsible for command and management of the Naval Oceanography Program, utilizing meteorology and oceanography, GI&S, and precise time and astrometry, to leverage the environment to enable successful strategic, tactical and operational battle space utilization across the continuum of campaigning and at all levels of war – strategic, operational and tactical.



Decision superiority through Battlespace on Demand.



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