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Data and Statistics
World Resources Institute Data
WRI is a global research organization whose work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport.
United Nations - Environmental Statistics - Country Snapshots
Country Snapshots provide a selection of national environment statistics, complemented by key economic and social indicators.
EPA - Envirofacts Data Warehouse
This website provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States. With Envirofacts, you can learn more about these environmental activities in your area or you can generate maps of environmental information.
Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE)
Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE) aims to provide “open, persistent, robust, and secure access to well-described and easily discovered Earth observational data.” Supported by the National Science Foundation.
Gulf of Mexico data (including BP Deepwater Horizon spill data)
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) helps researchers who have received funding from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) manage their data, making the data accessible to other researchers and the public. GoMRI investigates the impacts of the oil, dispersed oil, and dispersant on the ecosystems of the Gulf of Mexico and affected coastal States.
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