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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.
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July 2, 2021

NCEI Releases Groundbreaking Microplastics Database

NCEI has released the first-of-its-kind global microplastics database to address the growing concern of microplastics pollution.

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July 1, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 29, 2021

According to the June 29 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.5% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 30, 2021

June 2021 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

The June 2021 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 11 regions and subregions.

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June 28, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Arthur A. Annis III

Get to know Arthur Annis, NCEI’s Inventory Management Specialist.

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June 24, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 22, 2021

According to the June 22 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 23, 2021

NCEI Appoints Interim Regional Climate Services Directors

Three areas in the United States—Alaska, Western, and Southern regions—gain interim Regional Climate Services Directors.

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June 22, 2021

2021 Young Summer Scholars

Young scholars work with NCEI over the summer to partner on research projects that can be applied to real-world issues.

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June 17, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 15, 2021

According to the June 15 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.5% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 16, 2021

Ocean Acidification Data for Coasts

Vulnerable coastal communities and enterprises now have a new tool to determine the status and impacts of ocean acidification.

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June 14, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in May 2021

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for May 2021 was the sixth highest on record for the month of May.

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