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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

August 24, 2018
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.

Update of ISCCP Expands Global Cloud Records

August 22, 2018
Newly updated cloud records further the study of clouds and their relationship to weather and climate.

Estimating Wildfire Risk with a New Tool

August 22, 2018
Scientists collaborate with fire managers in the Great Plains to produce a tool for estimating wildfire risk with NOAA and NASA data.

Easy Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

August 14, 2018
Find simple ways to become a citizen scientist with NCEI.

Inside NCEI: Meet Data Manager Meg Tilton

August 14, 2018
As a data manager for NCEI, Meg Tilton helps lead the charge of preserving space weather data for future generations.