Earth Science Frequently Asked Questions
The following are examples of FAQs received by the GCMD staff:
can I learn more about Global Warming and
the Greenhouse Effect?
can I find information about the ozone hole
and ozone depletion?
is El Niño/La Niña and what
are its effects on the planet?
can I find information about the Kyoto Protocol
and the UN Climate Change Conference?
can I find a list of Earth Science Acronyms,
Glossaries and Gazetteers resources?
can I get basic climate data such as monthly
or annual temperature, pressure or rainfall?
- Where can I find resources about Lightning and Thunderstorm Data?
can I find the weather forecast for my location?
can I find data and information about the
oceans and sea level?
like hydrologic data and information for
streams, rivers or lakes. Where can I find
doesn't the nitrous oxide in the air make
can I find maps, aerial and satellite photos,
Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) or Digital
Line Graphs (DLGs)?
can I find Library Resources?
can I find a place to archive my data?
can I find Earth Science resources from
various scientific organizations?
- Where can I find FAQs
about the GCMD?
If you were unable to find an answer to your question from among these FAQs, please feel free to contact the GCMD staff with your question GCMD User Support.