Press Release

Special Announcement: The NOAA Space Environment Center has been approved to officially change

By SpaceRef Editor
September 26, 2007
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Special Announcement: The NOAA Space Environment Center has been approved to officially change
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The NOAA Space Environment Center has been approved to officially change its name to the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC). The center is one of the nine National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) within NOAA’s National Weather Service. The new name aligns the space weather center with the other NCEP centers and more clearly conveys its operational nature. The date for the name change is Monday, October 1, 2007.

Our new name will begin appearing in web pages and product headers on October 1. Some web pages will have an updated ‘look and feel’ and use NOAA web page standards, but the data displays and content will not change. Text and graphical products will have Space Weather Prediction Center (or SWPC) in headers, but there will be no changes to the file formats or content.

SpaceRef staff editor.