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December 10, 2019
As part of the regular update cycle of the World Magnetic Model, NCEI has released the WMM2020 in collaboration with the British Geological Survey.
May 30, 2019
Our High Definition Geomagnetic Model (HDGM) provides a clearer picture of Earth’s magnetic field.
February 4, 2019
Due to changes in Earth’s magnetic field, NCEI has released an out-of-cycle World Magnetic Model to ensure safe navigation.
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.
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.
September 25, 2020
Our Historical Magnetic Declination Map Viewer shows changes in Earth’s magnetic field and geomagnetic poles from 1590 to 2020.
October 2, 2020
Many factors influence the odds of viewing an aurora. Learn how to improve your chances of seeing one yourself.
August 23, 2018
Earth’s shifting magnetic field affects airports and airline operations, including runway names. NCEI’s World Magnetic Model is a guide.
August 23, 2018
A radio blackout coincided with Hurricane Irma as it passed through the Caribbean.
August 23, 2018
Total solar eclipse offers NOAA, CIRES researchers in NCEI rare opportunity to study Earth’s upper atmosphere under controlled conditions.