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Citizen Science

Scientific work undertaken by members of the general public, often in collaboration with or under the direction of professional scientists and scientific institutions.

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

Sounds of a Solar Storm

October 18, 2018
A new citizen science study identifies sounds of solar storms in audio of NOAA satellite data, an approach that could advance discovery.

A Solar Eclipse for the Ages

August 21, 2018
On May 28, 1900, U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologists and scientists traveled to Newberry, South Carolina, to observe a total solar eclipse.

The Power of the Crowd

August 22, 2018
Crowdsourced bathymetry brings together mariners and scientists to produce a more thorough map of the ocean floor.

Easy Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

April 10, 2019
Find simple ways to become a citizen scientist with NCEI.

Become a Citizen Scientist with Our CrowdMag App

August 14, 2018
You can help us improve the accuracy of magnetic navigation by tracking changes in Earth’s magnetic field with the CrowdMag app.