What’s the Difference Between Weather and Climate?
Though climate and weather are closely related, they aren't the same thing. The main difference between the two is time.read more
Mapping Our Planet, One Ocean at a Time
We’re one step closer to mapping our oceans, thanks to an algorithm developed in part by NCEI scientists.read more
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NCEI maintains one of the most significant archives on Earth, with comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. We archive over 26 terabytes of data each month from over 130 observing platforms.