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National Centers for Environmental Information

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) hosts and provides public access to one of the most significant archives for environmental data on Earth. We provide over 37 petabytes of comprehensive atmospheric, coastal, oceanic, and geophysical data.

Graphic for AGU 2021 Fall Meeting

December 7, 2021

Many NCEI scientists will share recent research, products, and services during the 2021 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, a hybrid event.

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Graphic for new NOAA Center for Artificial Intelligence

November 29, 2021

The establishment of the NOAA Center for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) brings collaborations, networking, and possibilities into focus.

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Douglas Rao

November 16, 2021

Get to know Douglas Rao, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar who specializes in satellite remote sensing and statistical modeling for climate and environmental applications.

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Photo of rainy street with cars and bicyclist

August 23, 2019

Scientific partners contribute to a sustained effort to understand the underlying factors driving global climate change.

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Archive

NCEI maintains one of the most significant archives on Earth, with comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. We archive over 229 terabytes of data each month from over 130 observing platforms.

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Access

NCEI provides access to an extensive archive of environmental data through several platforms. We deliver the climate, coastal, oceanographic, and geophysical data you need in a variety of formats.

How to Access