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Geomagnetism

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.

Inside NCEI: Meet Associate Scientist Brian Meyer

October 1, 2018
Go inside NCEI to see how Brian Meyer, with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, became a trackline data manager and why his work is so important.

Tracking Changes in Earth’s Magnetic Poles

July 26, 2018
Our Historical Magnetic Declination Map Viewer shows changes in Earth’s magnetic field and geomagnetic poles from 1590 to 2020.

Chasing the Northern Lights

August 23, 2018
Many factors influence the odds of viewing an aurora. Learn how to improve your chances of seeing one yourself.

Airport Runway Names Shift with Magnetic Field

August 23, 2018
Earth’s shifting magnetic field affects airports and airline operations, including runway names. NCEI’s World Magnetic Model is a guide.

Large Solar Event Detected During Irma

August 23, 2018
A radio blackout coincided with Hurricane Irma as it passed through the Caribbean.

Eclipse Will Have Atmospheric Impact

August 23, 2018
Total solar eclipse offers NOAA, CIRES researchers in NCEI rare opportunity to study Earth’s upper atmosphere under controlled conditions.

Easy Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

October 23, 2018
Find simple ways to become a citizen scientist with NCEI.

The Science, Beauty, and Mystery of Auroras

August 14, 2018
Auroras, the unusual but beautiful lights above the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, develop as a result of space weather.

What Is Space Weather?

August 27, 2018
Space weather develops from solar phenomena that can affect Earth’s technology, communications, and electrical systems.