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1. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000_2000.00]
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 ...


2. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001_2001.00]
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 ...


3. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002_2002.00]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


4. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00]
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 ...


5. 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2008_2008.00]
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 ...


6. 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2010_2010.00]
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_2012.00]
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_2014.00]
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. ATSDR Hazardous Waste Site Polygon Data with CIESIN Modifications, Version 2 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SSF_HWSPDCMv2_2.0]
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Hazardous Waste Site Polygon Data with CIESIN Modifications, Version 2 is a database providing georeferenced data for 1,572 National ...


10. ATSDR Hazardous Waste Site Polygon Data, Version 2 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SSF_HWSPDv2_2.0]
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Hazardous Waste Site Polygon Data, Version 2 consists of 2,080 polygons for selected hazardous waste sites that were compiled on May ...


11. Cartosat-1 PANA Standard Products [C1_PANA_STUC00GTD_1]
This is High resolution satellite carries two PAN sensors with 2.5m resolution and fore-aft stereo capability. The payload is designed to cater to applications in cartography, terrain modeling, cadastral ...


12. Cartosat-1 PANF Standard Products [C1_PANF_STUC00GTD_1]
This is High resolution satellite carries two PAN sensors with 2.5m resolution and fore-aft stereo capability. The payload is designed to cater to applications in cartography, terrain modeling, cadastral ...


13. China Dimensions Data Collection: Agricultural Statistics of the People's Republic of China: 1949-1990 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_STAT_1949-1990_1.0]
Agricultural Statistics of the People's Republic of China, 1949-1990 is an historical collection of agricultural statistical data compiled by China's State Statistical Bureau (SSB). The collection ...


14. China Dimensions Data Collection: Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_AGENDA21_1.0]
Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 consists of full-text program descriptions supporting China's economic and social development. The descriptions represent 69 programs covering legislation, ...


15. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11_1.1]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, Version 1.1 contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 ...


16. Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_AGLANDS_CROP2000_1.0]
The Global Croplands data set represents the proportion of land areas used as cropland (land used for the cultivation of food) in the year 2000. Satellite data from Modetate Resolution Imaging ...


17. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_HFD_1.0]
Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid based upon the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction's (IRI) Weighted Anomaly of Standardized Precipitation ...


18. Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_MRD_1.0]
Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global drought mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provide a baseline estimation of population ...


19. Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_PELRD_1.0]
Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of drought hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at ...


20. Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_TELRD_1.0]
Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute grid of global drought total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon ...


21. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_HFD_1.0]
Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid derived from a global listing of extreme flood events between 1985 and 2003 (poor or missing data in the early/mid 1990s) compiled ...


22. Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_MRD_1.0]
Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global flood mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provided a baseline population per grid ...


23. Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_PELRD_1.0]
Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of flood hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at risk ...


24. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Ancillary Data [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_ANC_1.0]
The Ancillary Data component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection includes a 5 arc-minute (approximately 9 x 9 km at the equator) sequence grid, grid cell centroids that relate ...


25. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Annual Chlorophyll-a Concentration 1998-2007 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_ACHLOA_1.0]
The Annual Chlorophyll-a Concentrations component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection consists of gridded satellite measurements of chlorophyll-a concentrations (in nanogram/cubic ...


26. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration 1998-2007 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_CCHLOA_1.0]
The Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentrations 1998-2007 component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection represents a tabular time series of the chlorophyll-a concentrations for each ...


27. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_CLIMLC_1.0]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover provides data and information on global gridded climatological variables, global land cover maps, and national and international protected ...


28. Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2006_2006.00]
The Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality ...


29. Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance [CIESIN_SEDAC_LECZ_SLRIRAMSARWII_1.0]
The Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance data set represents the results of an analysis using the boundaries for Ramsar sites designated under the Ramsar Convention ...


30. Synthetic Assessment of Global Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change: Maps and Data, 2005, 2050, and 2100 [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_SAGDVCC_1.0]
Synthetic Assessment of Global Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change: Maps and Data, 2005, 2050, and 2100 consist of maps and vulnerability index to climate change of 100 countries based ...


31. U.S. EPA National Priorities List (NPL) Sites Point Data with CIESIN Modifications, Version 2 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SSF_EPANPLSPDCMv2_2.0]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Priorities List (NPL) Sites Point Data with CIESIN Modifications, Version 2 is a modified version of the 2014 EPA NPL list. It includes all ...


32. Africa Major Human Settlements and Landuse, 1984 [NBId0208_101]
The Africa Human Settlements and Landuse data sets form part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project that covers the entire world but focuses here on Africa. The maps were prepared by Environmental ...


33. Africa Water Balance high/lowland crops, 1987 [NBId0203_101]
The Africa Water Balance data set which is prepared by watershed and by country, belongs to the group of "Irrigation and Water Resources Potential" study. It covers 55 countries and 25 ...


34. GRID-INPE; UNEP Global Resource Information Database - INPE Cooperating Center [GRID-INPE]
This is a collection of data-sets held by GRID-INPE. Please contact the technical contact for further details and data-set breakdown. GRID-INPE ...


35. IGADD Member Countries Crop types and distribution by administrative units, 1987 [NBId0207_101]
The IGADD (Inter-Governmental Authority on Drought and Development) crop zones dataset is part of the Africa UNEP/FAO/ESRI Crops Data. The maps were prepared by Environmental Systems Research Institute ...


36. Lake Chad Datasets, Africa [NBId0079_101]
The Lake Chad Dataset which is a detailed case study of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Family was developed by UNEP/GRID, on behalf of the UNEP/Fresh Water Unit for the Lake Chad Commission on Sustainable Development. ...


37. Rwanda Society-Environment Project [NBId0262_101]
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY RWANDA SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT PROJECT The objective of the project is to address natural resources management (NRM) issues in Rwanda through a collaborative program of training, ...


38. Photosynthetic Response of Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants to Light and UV Stress in Undisturbed/Disturbed Habitats [ASAC_227]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 227 Photosynthetic Response of Antarctic and Subantarctic Plants to Light and UV Stress in Undisturbed/Disturbed Habitats including Recommendation ...


39. Sensefly eBee (drone) imagery of Casey and Wilkes [AAS_5024_drone_imagery_Bailey_Peninsula_2015-16]
Imagery of Casey and Wilkes was captured by a Sensefly eBee drone on 19 and 20 December 2015, flying at approximately 120 metres above ground level. A mosaic and Digital Surface Model (DSM) of each ...


40. An update to the Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPAs) March 2016 [AAS_4296_Antarctic_Specially_Protected_Areas_v2]   PARENT METADATA
Two shapefiles are contained in this update on the location and extent of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPAs). The first is a point file (centroids of ASPA locations) and the second i sa polygon ...


41. Cape Denison Management Zone GIS Dataset [capeden_management_gis]
This GIS dataset is comprised of the boundary of the Visual Protection Zone at Cape Denison, Antarctica. The data were created for the Management Plan for Historic Site and Monument No 77 and Antarctic ...


42. MUX - MultiSpectral Camera (CBERS 4) Imagery [INPE_CBERS4_MUX]
CBERS-4 MUX - Multispectral Camera. This camera is built under Brazilian responsibility. It is a multispectral camera with four spectral band covering the wavelength range from blue to near infrared ...


43. 8 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [GLCF_GLC_8km]   CHILD METADATA
This summary is adapted from the Eight Kilometer Global Land Cover Project Document-Data Set Description web page, which may be found at the following URL: "http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/data.shtml". ...


44. Climate Quality Index [EEA_CLIMATE_INDEX]
Structural analysis 1961-1990. Climate data in DISMED will be based on the aridity index, which requires a harmonized way of computing evapotransipration, that at present differs among ...


45. Europe's Waterbase - Groundwater [EEA_WATERBASE_GROUNDWATER]
Waterbase is the generic name given to the EEA's databases on the status and quality of Europe's rivers, lakes, groundwater bodies and transitional, coastal and marine waters, and on the quantity ...


46. Europe's Waterbase - Rivers [EEA_WATERBASE_RIVERS]
Waterbase is the generic name given to the EEA's databases on the status and quality of Europe's rivers, lakes, groundwater bodies and transitional, coastal and marine waters, and on the ...


47. Europe's Waterbase - Water Quantity [EEA_WATERBASE_WQ]
Waterbase is the generic name given to the EEA's databases on the status and quality of Europe's rivers, lakes, groundwater bodies and transitional, coastal and marine waters, and on the quantity ...


48. The Pan-European Land Cover Monitoring Project [EEA_PELCOM]
The Pan-European Land Cover Monitoring project (PELCOM) is a 1-km pan-European land cover database. The PELCOM project is aimed at developing a consistent methodology to derived land cover information ...


49. Trends in emissions of greenhouse gases (EEA sector classification and IPCC sector classification) [EEA_GREENHOUSE]
Data on greenhouse gas emissions and removals, sent by countries to UNFCCC and the EU Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mechanism (EU Member States) with copies to EEA and ETC/ACC. Data compiled and held ...


50. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


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