NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
E/GC 325 Broadway
Boulder, Colorado 80305-3328
tel: +1 303-497-6826
fax: +1 303-497-6513
Dr Eric A Kihn: Acting Director
About the National Geophysical Data Center
The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) is a part of the US Department of Commerce (USDOC), National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS). It is one of three NOAA National Data Centers.
NGDC provides stewardship, products and services for geophysical data describing the solid earth, marine, and solar-terrestrial environment, as well as earth observations from space.
NGDC's data holdings currently contain more than 400 digital and analog databases, some of which are very large. As technology advances, so does the search for more efficient ways of preserving these data.
NGDC works closely with contributors of scientific data to prepare documented, reliable data sets. We welcome cooperative projects with other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and universities, and encourage data exchange.