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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

July 30, 2020
NCEI’s State Climate Extremes Committee investigates possible new state-level records for temperature, precipitation, and more.
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.
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.
August 22, 2018
Crowdsourced bathymetry brings together mariners and scientists to produce a more thorough map of the ocean floor.
April 10, 2019
Find simple ways to become a citizen scientist with NCEI.
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.