National Water and Climate Center

National Water and Climate Center
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States
Headquarters Portland, Oregon, U.S.
45°31′47″N 122°39′12″W / 45.5298°N 122.6532°W / 45.5298; -122.6532Coordinates: 45°31′47″N 122°39′12″W / 45.5298°N 122.6532°W / 45.5298; -122.6532
Website www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/nwcc/

The United States National Water and Climate Center collects and disseminates water resources and climate data.[1]

It is part of the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The offices are located in Portland, Oregon near Lloyd Center.[2]

Services include:

  • Operates the SNOTEL network which controls and collects data from more than 730 automated snowpack and climate sensor sites.

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