NCEI provides environmental data, products, and services covering the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun to drive resilience, prosperity, and equity for current and future generations.
A tenacious and trusted leader in environmental information for a rapidly changing world with a focus on driving lasting good across our partnerships, our economy, around the U.S and the world.
Data in Action
NCEI data helps businesses and organizations across sectors operate more efficiently, safely, environmentally, and economically.
The NCEI archive and backup copy contains more than 60 petabytes of data.
Industry and Agriculture
NCEI data and products help decision makers address specific challenges and use cases in a variety of societal sectors.
Story maps transform NCEI data and products into a visual narrative by combining custom maps with storytelling.
NCEI has four national locations, as well as regional centers, field sites, and cooperative institutes throughout the country.
Asheville, North Carolina
Silver Spring, Maryland
Stennis Space Center, MS
There’s a lot going on at NCEI! Visit our news page to learn more about our organization and the Earth’s climate, oceans, coasts, and geophysics.
NCEI hosts World Data Centers and Services as a member of the ICSU World Data System, a collaborative effort to ensure universal, equitable access to environmental data around the world.
NOAA partners with academic and nonprofit institutions throughout the country to conduct collaborative research, connect with scientific communities, and sponsor student fellowships.