Space Weather Prediction Center (USA / World Warning Agency)

Name Space Weather Prediction Center (US)
Established 1961
ISES Member 1996 (at formation) / 1962 (IUWDS)
Organization DoC (Department of Commerce)
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) NWS (National Weather Service) NCEP (National Centers for Environmental Prediction) SWPC (Space Weather Prediction Center)
Staff ~ 80 (Federal and Affiliate)
Person in charge Robert Steenburgh
Location Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.
Address 325 Broadway W/NP9, Boulder CO 80305, USA
Additional Info The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) is part of the U.S. National Weather Service. It is the nation's official source of space weather alerts, watches and warnings. SWPC provides real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events which impact satellites, power grids, communications, navigation, and many other technological systems. SWPC also explores and evaluates new models and products and transitions them into operations.

SWPC is the primary warning center for the International Space Environment Service and works with many national and international partners with whom data, products, and services are shared.