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The Space Environment Center (SEC) provides real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events, conducts research in solar-terrestrial physics, and develops techniques for forecasting solar and geophysical disturbances. SEC's Space Weather Operations Center is jointly operated by NOAA and the U.S. Air Force and is the national and world warning center for disturbances that can affect people and equipment working in the space environment.

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Space Environment Center (SEC)

SEC Overview [pdf] -- Welcome to SEC

Send comments and inquiries to Larry Combs ( or Barbara Poppe ( Surface mail address: Space Environment Center R/SE, 325 Broadway, Boulder CO 80305, USA

SEC Organizational Chart
Research and Development Division
Space Weather Operations (SWO) Division

Space Weather Week -- SEC's Annual User Conference

Privacy Policy -- Disclaimer -- Information Dissemination Policies

Programs and Plans

SEC Milestones, Accomplishments, Programs, and Plans

SEC Review - July 2000

Release of Service Assessment - Intense Space Weather Storms
(October 19 - November 7, 2003)

Partners and Data Contributors

U S Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA)
National Geophysical Data Center for Solar-Terrestrial Physics
International Space Environment Service (ISES) *
Hiraiso Solar Terrestrial Research Center (CRL Japan) *
IPS Radio and Space Services, Syndey Australia *
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL United Kingdom)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
USGS Geomagnetism Program
National Solar Observatory *
Mt. Wilson Solar Tower *

SEC Biennial Reports with Publications List [pdf]
    2002-2003 [25 pages, <1 mb]
2000-2001 [24 pages, 12 mb] 1998-1999 [24 pages, 16 mb] 1996-1997 [28 pages, <1 mb]
1994-1995 [22 pages, <1 mb] 1992-1993 [16 pages, <1 mb] Publications 1988-1994

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