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Sunset for Nighttime Lights at NOAA

August 26, 2019
Nighttime lights observations find a new home outside of NOAA.

Recording Global Precipitation: CMORPH

July 1, 2019
A new Climate Data Record provides operational global precipitation data.

NCEI and NASA DEVELOP Mark Five-Year Anniversary

March 14, 2019
This spring, NASA DEVELOP marks its fifth anniversary working with NCEI.

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.

2017 NOAA Satellite Conference

July 31, 2018
The 2017 NOAA Satellite Conference will take place July 17–20, 2017, focusing on “A New Era for NOAA Environmental Satellites.”

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Studying Sea Ice

August 10, 2018
Arctic sea ice reaches its maximum extent this month. The Sea Ice Index houses a repository of data used to track sea ice trends and changes.

Space Weather Data Takes Flight

September 21, 2018
NCEI’s scientists go far beyond data archiving and stewardship when it comes to GOES-R space weather instruments and products.

A New View of the Sun

May 6, 2019
A new NOAA solar telescope captured dramatic images of two large solar eruptions, data that will improve models and space weather forecasts.

JPSS-1: New Satellite, Even Better Data

August 24, 2018
The newest environmental satellite heads into Earth’s orbit equipped with even better instruments.

Large Solar Event Detected During Irma

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