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1. CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_CCRDSv1]
The CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 contains 367 entries describing national-level road network data sets for 147 countries and four entries describing global data sets. It was produced ...


2. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_2004EVI]
The 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 111 variables for 235 countries and territories. This index ...


3. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2006 National Footprint Accounts [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_2006NFA]
The 2006 National Footprint Accounts (NFA) portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, version 1.1 is a data set that measures how much land and water area a human ...


4. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Ancillary Data [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_ANC]
The Ancillary Data portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 38 variables (time series data on population and gross domestic product as well as region ...


5. 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2008]
The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality and ...


6. 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2010]
The 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 163 countries on environmental performance based on twenty-five indicators grouped within ten core policy categories addressing environmental health, ...


7. 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012]
The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), ...


8. 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2014]
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


9. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v1]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 data set describes globally-significant ecological patterns within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


10. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1700]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


11. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1800]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


12. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1900]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


13. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_2000]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


14. Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 Enhanced Migration Files [CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_EMF]
The 1990 Census Block Statistics portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) contains population and housing data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 1990 Summary Tape File (STF1B). The population ...


15. Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 Public Use Microdata Sample Areas (PUMA) Boundary Files [CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_PBF]
The 1990 Public Use Microdata Sample Areas (PUMA) Boundary Files portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) consists of 5% sample (apuma) and 1% sample (bpuma) areas for the mapping ...


16. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000]
The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the ...


17. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


18. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


19. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


20. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography International Disaster Charter [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_IDC]   PARENT DIF
Natural disasters – including such events as tropical storms, earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions, and wildfires –effect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, and also cause billions of dollars ...


21. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Near InfraRed [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_NIR]   PARENT DIF
A hand-held Nikon D3s camera was modified to allow near-infrared (NIR) photography from the International Space Station. Astronaut Don Pettit first initiated the camera conversion to collect imagery ...


22. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Time Lapse Video [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_TIME_LAPSE]   PARENT DIF
Time-Lapse photography stitched into videos, ranging from severe weather flyovers to city lights at night to the auroras.


23. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography-Capital Cities [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_CAPITAL_CITIES]   PARENT DIF
Explore the capital cities around the world and the U.S. capital city collection, as captured from the International Space Station. This collection contains thousands of images of capital cities ...


24. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography-Historical [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_HISTORICAL]   PARENT DIF
Different collections of historical data, ranging from the Apollo imagery to the Transit of Venus.


25. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography-- Impact Craters [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_IMPACT_CRATERS]   PARENT DIF
This collection contains thousands images of impact craters from all continents except Antarctica. The collection shows that fewer craters have been discovered in South America, Asia, Africa and Australia, ...


26. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Glaciers [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_GLACIERS]   PARENT DIF
This collection contains several astronaut images taken from space of glaciers from all continents. The collection contains examples from higher latitudes (major glacier tongues, especially in the ...


27. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Volcanoes [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_VOLCANOES]   PARENT DIF
This collection contains many thousands images of volcanoes from all continents except Antarctica. This collection includes examples of volcanoes taken from different viewing angles, both vertical, ...


28. 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes Poster [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00628]
The 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes poster features high quality satellite images of 15 hurricanes which formed in the Atlantic Basin (includes Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea) in the year 2005 which was ...


29. African Easterly Wave Climatology, Version 1 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00784]
The AEWC dataset was created using a new algorithm developed by researchers at Georgia Tech and represents the first attempt to produce a standard easterly wave tracking dataset for the East Pacific, ...


30. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_OBSERVED]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessement Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database contains observed responses to climate change across a wide range of systems ...


31. Images of International Weather Publications and Observations from 1885 to 1980 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00846]
This collection contains digital photographs of foreign paper meteorological records from the 2000+ cubic foot collection of physical records at the NOAA National Climatic Data Center. The images ...


32. Strongest Tropical cyclones: 1980-2009: A 30-year collage of Hurricane Satellite (HURSAT) data [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00693]
Strongest Tropical Cyclones: 1980-2009 poster - a 30-year collage of Hurricane Satellite (HURSAT) data. This poster depicts a series of 5 degree grids where within each grid is a false color image ...


33. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY]   CHILD DIFs
In Crew Earth Observations (CEO), crew members on the International Space Station (ISS) photograph the Earth from their unique point of view in low Earth orbit. Photographs record how the planet is ...


34. NASA GEOS-1/DAS Mediterranean subset [GEOS-1]
Data Assimilation is the process of ingesting observations into a model of the Earth system. The Data Assimilation Office (DAO) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has run a stable assimilation from ...


35. Daily Average Weather Data for Beira, Mozambique for 1921-1924 and Monthly Weather Data for Luanda, Angola for 1902-1910 and 1933-1936 [NCL00003_5]
The Luanda, Angola data reside in 2 books; 1) 'Resumo Das Observacoes Feitas Durante o Anno De 1902-1910' (C/fe AO A-ob); and 2) 'Velocidade oe direccao de vento dedozidas das sondagens aerologicas' ...


36. Gravity Data for Egypt [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics.G01463]
The gravity station data (71 records) were gathered by various governmental organizations (and academia) using a variety of methods. This data base was received in March 1989. Principal gravity parameters ...


37. Southern Africa Gravity Data [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics.G01451]
This data base (14,559 records) was received in January 1986. Principal gravity parameters include elevation and observed gravity. The observed gravity values are referenced to the International Gravity ...


38. 30 arc-second DEM for Africa [GNVd0188_104]
PLEASE NOTE: This is an updated release of the Africa 30 arc second DEM. Comments from users of this data set are welcome. Please contact Dean Gesch (gesch@dg1.cr.usgs.gov) ...


39. Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS): Hydrologically Corrected/Adjusted SRTM DEM (AfrHySRTM) [ICRAF_AfSIS_AfrHySRTM]
The Africa Soil Information Service: Hydrologically Corrected/Adjusted SRTM DEM (AfrHySRTM) is an adjusted elevation raster in which any depressions in the source Digital Elevation Model (DEM) have ...


40. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Base Data [UWAd0001_209]
This dataset contains shapefiles with topographical data for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South Western Uganda: park boundaries, enumeration areas (villages one parish deep of the gazetted ...


41. Global 30-Arc-Second Elevation Data Set [GTOPO30]
Digital elevation model (DEM) data are sampled arrays of surface elevations in raster form. A DEM provides elevation values in rows and columns, corresponding to a regular grid of points on the Earth's ...


42. Mugahinga Gorilla National Park Base Data [UWAd0002_209]
This dataset contains shape files with topographical data for Mugahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP), in Western Uganda: Park boundaries; enumeration areas (villages one parish deep of the gazetted ...


43. Rwenzori Mountains National Park Base Data [UWAd0006_209]
This dataset contains shapefiles with topographical data for Rwenzori Mountains National Park, in western Uganda. The dataset includes : Vegetation_1996, Subcounties, Roads, Rivers (major, seasonal ...


44. The Miombo (Africa) Network Land Use/Land Cover CD-ROM from the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP) [IGBP_MIOMBO]
The Miombo Woodlands system is taken to include all those Southern and Central African ecosystems which occur under a hot, subhumid, seasonally-wet climate on soils derived ...


45. Topographic and Climate Database for Africa (Version1): Australian National University [ANU_CRES_DEM]
[Source: Fenner School for Environment and Society Home Page] The topographic and climate database is distributed on a CD with three folders containing: - Forty ESRI ASCII grid files of elevation ...


46. Biogenic Silica and Carbon 14 Age Dates from Lake Victoria Cruise V95 Cores [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G02885]   PARENT DIF
The LLO operates in conjunction with the Limnological Research Center (LRC) in working towards fulfilling the objectives of the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL) to study the ...


47. Global Annual Average PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDEI_PM25]
Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data sets represent a series of annual average grids (2001-2010) of fine particulate matter (solid particles and liquid droplets) ...


48. Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), 1998-2012 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDEI_PM25_MMSAOD]
The Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data sets represent a series of three-year running mean grids (1998-2012) of fine particulate matter (solid particles ...


49. African Water Stress Study for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_AFRICA]
Outputs from a Water Balance and Transport Model (WBM/WTM) were used to determine the spatial distribution of renewable water supply, expressed as the sum of local runoff and river corridor discharge. ...


50. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Mongu, Zambia, Africa [LANDVAL_MONGU]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


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