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The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the world's largest active archive of weather data. NCDC produces numerous climate publications and responds to data requests from all over the world. NCDC operates the World Data Center for Meteorology which is co-located at NCDC in Asheville, North Carolina, and the World Data Center for Paleoclimatology which is located in Boulder, Colorado.
NCDC supports a three tier national climate services support program - the partners include: NCDC, Regional Climate Centers, and State Climatologists.
Stephen C. Nodvin (Lead Author);Kevin Vranes (Topic Editor) "National Climatic Data Center, United States". In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published in the Encyclopedia of Earth March 20, 2007; Last revised Date August 21, 2012; Retrieved May 22, 2013 <http://www.eoearth.org/article/National_Climatic_Data_Center,_United_States>