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There’s a lot going on at NCEI. Discover more about us and Earth’s climate, oceans, coasts, and geophysics in these featured news stories.

A Data-Rich Northwest Atlantic Testbed

April 5, 2019

A team of NOAA researchers took a closer look, literally, at a data-rich region in the Atlantic Ocean to examine ocean phenomena.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 2, 2019

April 4, 2019

According to the April 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to severe drought covers 5.4% of the United States.

March 2019 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

March 29, 2019

The March 2019 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 10 regions and subregions.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 26, 2019

March 28, 2019

According to the March 26 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to severe drought covers 4.7% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 19, 2019

March 21, 2019

According to the March 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 4.6% of the United States.

Assessing the Global Climate in February 2019

March 18, 2019

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for February 2019 was fifth highest on record for the month of February.

Global Ocean Absorbing More Carbon

March 15, 2019

Researchers find a fourfold increase of carbon dioxide absorption in the ocean since the last global survey in 1994.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 12, 2019

March 14, 2019

According to the March 12 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 6.0% of the United States.

NCEI and NASA DEVELOP Mark Five-Year Anniversary

March 13, 2019

This spring, NASA DEVELOP marks its fifth anniversary working with NCEI.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 5, 2019

March 7, 2019

According to the March 5 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 10.4% of the United States.