National Centers for Environmental Information

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information.


  • Latest NCEI News

    There’s a lot going on at NCEI. Discover more about us and Earth’s climate, oceans, coasts, and geophysics in these featured news stories.

  • Climate News Archive

    Find useful information in our climate news archive, which covers scores of climate-related topics highlighted between 2012 and early 2017.

Latest NCEI News

  • June 04, 2019

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

  • May 09, 2019

    NCEI created the National Deep-Sea Corals and Sponge Database, which contains more than 430,000 records.

  • May 06, 2019

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

  • May 03, 2019

    The World Ocean Database holds a broad array of measurements for studies of the ocean and Earth’s atmosphere.

  • April 29, 2019

    From Annelids to Zoantharians, discover an underwater world of bottom-dwelling creatures known as benthos.

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