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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.
Paleo data come from natural sources such as tree rings, ice cores, corals, and ocean and lake sediments creating an archive of weather and climate back hundreds to millions of years. NOAA Paleo provides data and information scientists need to understand natural climate variability and future climate change.
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.