NOAA Central Library
2nd Floor, Silver Spring Metro Center Building
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 713-2600 x 124
The NOAA Library was formed by the merger of
the libraries of the Weather Bureau and the Coast and Geodetic
Survey in 1967. The collections include 750,000 volumes and 9,000
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration,
Catalog of the Atmospheric Sciences Collection, 24 vols.
HISTORIC WEATHER MAPS:
Austria, from 1873.
France, from 1859.
Germany, from 1876.
Great Britain, from 1868.
Russia, from 1872.
United States, from 1871.
RARE BOOK COLLECTION:
- Cleveland Abbe, weather probabilities prepared
for the U.S. Signal Office in 1871.
- The collection emphasizes historical meteorological
texts dating from the 17th century, but also includes materials
on charting and surveying.