About the Library

Mission Statement

The Schwerdtfeger Library supports the research and development goals of the Space Science and Engineering Center, NOAA scientists and their affiliates, and provides instructional support to atmospheric and oceanic science faculty, graduate students and others. The library collects publications in the areas of meteorology, space and atmospheric science. Special collections include reprints; films; videotapes; government, university and international documents; satellite photographs dating to 1966; subject- specific databases and digital data for working and historical purposes. Special emphasis is placed on the provision of background research and materials for ongoing and newly funded projects.