The Power of the Crowd
Crowdsourced bathymetry brings together mariners and scientists to produce a more thorough map of the ocean floor.read more
Meteorological Versus Astronomical Seasons
Meteorologists and climatologists define seasons differently from “regular” or astronomical spring, summer, fall, and winter.read more
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.
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.