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1. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 Environmental ...


2. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Indicators [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_RIOJO]
The Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Development Indicators portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 35 Commission on Sustainable Development ...


3. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING]
The Wellbeing of Nations portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains a subset of 123 variables assembled from the Wellbeing of Nations, which assesses ...


4. Country-Level GDP and Downscaled Projections Based on the SRES A1, A2, B1, and B2 Marker Scenarios, 1990-2100 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDP_CGDP_A1A2B1B2]
The Country-Level GDP and Downscaled Projections Based on the Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) A1, A2, B1, and B2 marker scenarios, 1990-2100, were developed using the 1990 base year GDP ...


5. Country-Level Population and Downscaled Projections Based on the SRES A1, B1, and A2 Scenarios, 1990-2100 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDP_CPOP_A1B1A2]
The Country-Level Population and Downscaled Projections Based on Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) A1, B1, and A2 Scenarios, 1990-2100, were adopted in 2000 from population projections ...


6. Country-Level Population and Downscaled Projections Based on the SRES B2 Scenario, 1990-2100 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDP_CPOP_B2]
The Country-Level Population and Downscaled Projections Based on Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) B2 Scenario, 1990-2100, were based on the UN 1998 Medium Long Range Projection for the ...


7. Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production from SRES Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios [CIESIN_SEDAC_MVA_ECCGFPSRES]
Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production from SRES Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios is an update to a major crop modeling study by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). ...


8. Global 15 x 15 Minute Grids of the Downscaled Population Based on the SRES B2 Scenario, 1990 and 2025 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDP_GPOP_B2]
The Global 15x15 Minute Grids of the Downscaled Population Based on the Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) B2 Scenario, 1990 and 2025, are geospatial distributions of the downscaled population ...


9. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Coastlines [CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_COASTLINES]
Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) Coastlines are derived from the land area grid to show the outlines of pixels (cells) that contain administrative units in GPWv3. The coastlines ...


10. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids [CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_LANDGEOG]
Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids measure land areas in square kilometers and the mean unit size (population-weighted) in square kilometers. The ...


11. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): National Administrative Boundaries [CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_NADMINBND]
Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) Centroids consists of estimates of human population counts and densities for the years 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015 by administrative unit ...


12. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): National Identifier Grid [CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_NATIDEN]
Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) National Identifier Grid is derived from the land area grid to create a raster surface where pixels (cells) that cover the same country or territory ...


13. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts that are compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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 ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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, ...


20. 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), ...


21. 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, ...


22. Central American Vegetation/Land Cover Classification and Conservation Status [CIESIN_SEDAC_PROARCA_CAMVEGLCCCS]
The Central American Vegetation/Land Cover Classification and Conservation Status consists of GIS coverages of vegetation classes (forests, woodlands, savannas, shrubs, grasslands, wetlands, rocks, ...


23. 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 ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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 ...


27. Central American and Caribbean Observations [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01089]
Weather and soil temperature observations from foreign countries, taken by foreign and American observers. Includes NOAA forms collected and archived at NCDC, and voluntary observer forms taken in ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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.


31. 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 ...


32. 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.


33. 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, ...


34. SPOT Controlled Image Base 10 meter (CIB-10) [SPOT_CIB_10]
SPOT Controlled Image Base 10 meter (CIB-10) is a collection of orthorectified panchromatic (grayscale) images. The data were acquired between 1986 and 1993 by the French space agency, Centre National ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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, ...


37. 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 ...


38. Contour Lines of the Pacuare Watershed - CR [CGIAR_CIAT_CONTOURPAC]
The digital map of contour lines of the Pacuare watershed in Costa Rica was part of Glenn Hyman's doctoral dissertation research at the University of Tennessee. The digital map was used as one component ...


39. Hydrographic map of the Pacuare Watershed - CR [CGIAR_CIAT_PACSTREAMS]
This digital hydrographic map of the Pacuare watershed in Costa Rica was part of Glenn Hyman's doctoral dissertation research at the University of Tennessee. The map was used as one component of a ...


40. Urban Dynamics Research Program: Analysis of Land Use Change in Urban Environments [USGS_UDRP]
The Urban Dynamics project looks at land use change in urban environments in order to provide a historical perspective of land use change and an assessment of the spatial patterns, rates, correlation, ...


41. 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) ...


42. NCEP North American Regional Reanalysis (NARR), for 1979 to Present [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00618]
The North America Regional Reanalysis (NARR) Project is a reanalysis of historical observations using a 32-km version of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) 1993 operational ETA ...


43. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_LGUAG]
The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid. The area grids measure land areas ...


44. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Settlement Points [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_STLMNT]
The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid cells and associated datasets dated ...


45. Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LULC_MANGROVES_2000]
The Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, 2000 data set is a compilation of the extent of mangroves forests from the Global Land Survey and the Landsat archive with hybrid supervised and unsupervised ...


46. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Density Grid [CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_POPDENS]
Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 2.5 arc-minute grid cells and associated datasets dated circa 2000. ...


47. Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, Version 2 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LECZ_URPLAEV2]
The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, Version 2 data set consists of country-level estimates of urban population, rural population, total population ...


48. National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III) [CIESIN_SEDAC_NAGDC_PLACEIII]
The Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III) data set contains estimates of national-level aggregations in urban, rural, and total designations of territorial extent and ...


49. Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates [CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_IMR]
The Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates consists of estimates of infant mortality rates for the year 2000. The infant mortality rate for a region or country is defined as the number of children ...


50. Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Prevalence of Child Malnutrition [CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_GSPCM]
The Global Subnational Prevalence of Child Malnutrition dataset consists of estimates of the percentage of children with weight-for-age z-scores that are more than two standard deviations below the ...


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