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NCEI General Contacts
Geophysics Information (formerly NOAA's National Geophysical Data Center)
Starting from the sun, through the Earth’s surface, and penetrating into its interior, Geophysics provides archive and data services for space weather, satellites, tsunamis, the U.S. Extended Continental Shelf, coastal Digital Elevation Models, and geomagnetism. This wide range of data supports safe navigation both in space and on our oceans and coasts in addition to providing the information needed in tsunami forecasting, sea level rise prediction, and storm surge inundation.
Oceans and Coasts Information (formerly NOAA's National Oceanographic and Coastal Data Development Centers)
The world’s largest collection of freely available oceanographic and coastal data, including water temperatures dating back to the late 1700s and measuring up to tens of thousands of meters deep. Other datasets include salinity, nutrients, waves, and currents. Products include regional climatologies, ocean heat content anomalies, satellite sea surface temperatures, the World Ocean Atlas, Argo floats, hypoxia, NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets, and ocean acidification parameters.
For Oceanographic Data and ProductsTelephone: 1-301-713-3277
For Coastal Data and ProductsTelephone: 1-866-732-2382 (toll-free) or 1-228-688-2936
Weather and Climate Information (formerly NOAA's National Climatic Data Center)
The world’s largest climate data archive with records ranging from paleoclimatology data to centuries-old journals to data less than an hour old. Data are from land-based weather and climate stations, ships, buoys, weather balloons, radar, satellites, and sophisticated climate models. A suite of information products is also available to describe the global climate and monitor trends.
For General Information About Climate Data, Products, and ServicesTelephone: 1-828-271-4800 then press "1"
For Radar Products and ServicesTelephone: 1-828-271-4850 then press "2"
For Satellite Data and ProductsTelephone: 1-828-271-4850 then press "3"
For Paleoclimatology Data and ProductsTelephone: 1-303-497-6280
For Climate Monitoring Products and AnalysesTelephone: 1-828-271-4800 then press "4"
For Model Data and ProductsEmail: email@example.com
For Climate Data Records Products
For weather data at a particular geographic point, please use the Weather and Climate Data and Products contacts listed above. NOAA Climate Data Records are primarily derived from satellite observations, and they are most commonly used for global research and analyses of regional-scale phenomena and events.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org