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The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) and its sister data centers merged into the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

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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 geophysical data and information.
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NOTICE: Due to scheduled system maintenance, some Web and FTP services within the ngdc.noaa.gov domain will be unavailable on Thursday 2018-07-02 between 10:30AM and 12:30PM MDT
(2018-07-19T16:30Z to 2018-07-19T18:30Z)

We provide stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from our Sun to Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.



Active in many international programs, we offer scientists around the world access to global databases through international exchange.



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NCEI is operated by NOAA's Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS).