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Environmental Science Data Resources
Census of Marine Life (OBIS - Ocean Biogeographic Info System
OBIS is part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO.
From the World Resources Institute. Data on climate , greenhouse gas emissions, and other climate-relevant indicators. Search multiple datasets and create visualizations.
National Center for Environmental Information
Climate data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Retrieve information about hazardous waste, toxic and air releases, Superfund sites, and water discharge permits. Search by topic or location.
Access government datasets on climate, energy, biodiversity, and many other environmental science topics.
Provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture for some 200 countries.
International Energy Agency: Statistics
Comprehensive energy production and consumption information for most countries.
Paleoclimatology data are derived from natural sources such as tree rings, ice cores, corals, stalagmites, and ocean and lake sediments. These proxy climate data extend the weather and climate information archive by hundreds to millions of years. The data include geophysical or biological measurement time series and some reconstructed climate variables such as temperature and precipitation.
Global information system for coral reefs.
SEDAC Data Sets
From the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center.
Many data sets that focus on human interactions in the environment.
The World Bank Environment Data
Data cover forests, biodiversity, emissions, and pollution. Other indicators relevant to the environment are found under data pages for Agriculture & Rural Development, Energy & Mining, Infrastructure, and Urban Development.