Environmental Sciences: Other Suggested Resources

October 26, 2016

Climate Data Online

Climate Data Online (CDO) provides access to NOAA's archive of global historical weather and climate data in addition to station history information. These data include quality controlled daily, monthly, seasonal, and yearly measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind, and degree days as well as radar data and 30-year Climate Normals.

February 5, 2016

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate.gov

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate.gov is a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate. Features news, data, maps, and policy information.

November 20, 2015

International Energy Agency

Statistics, news and publications from the International Energy Agency

November 4, 2015

Energy Information Administration

Statistics and analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

November 13, 2009

Yale Environment 360

Online magazine from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Features news and analysis on environmental issues.

November 13, 2009

E&E Publishing

Daily news coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets via Environment & Energy Daily, Greenwire, Land Letter, and E&ENews PM.

February 6, 2009

PLANTS Database

From the U.S.D.A., this database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, Web links, and references.

January 30, 2009

National Centers for Environmental Information

Provides access to wide range of services and sources for geophysical data. Areas include weather and climate, geomagnetism, earth observations from space, space weather and solar events, natural hazards, marine geology and geophysics, and ocean depth data.

January 29, 2009


Database of streaming documentaries from distributors such as: Bullfrog films, Icarus Films, Collective Eye Films, National Film Board of Canada, and Scorpion TV. Particularly strong in Environmental Studies, although there is plenty of great material across disciplines.

January 22, 2009

Center for International Earth Science Information Network

A center within Columbia University's Earth Institute, CIESIN provides an extensive gateway to data and other information focusing on human interactions in the environment.  Provides a topic search as well as subject access to spatial and tabular data sets held by CIESIN or hosted on its web site. 


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