The Data Lab in Doe Library offers support to UCB data users across all disciplines. Services include:
- Research assistance in locating, recommending, and acquiring numeric data.
- Statistical software support for such packages as R, Stata, SPSS, SAS, and Python.
- Workstations and laptops loaded with commonly used data analysis software.
The Earth Sciences & Map Library supports geographic information system (GIS) software and data services across all disciplines for the UC Berkeley campus. The library collects GIS data for areas around the world, with an emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area and northern California.
Access restricted to users with a Berkeley email address Users must create individual accounts using their @berkeley.edu email address. County-level hazard loss data set for the US for 18 different natural hazard events types such as thunderstorms, hurricanes, floods, wildfires, and tornadoes, covering from 1960 - present.
For each event, the database includes the beginning date, location (county and state), property losses, crop losses, injuries, and fatalities that affected each county. The data set does not include Puerto Rico, Guam, or other U.S. territories. Data and maps were compiled and geo-referenced by the Hazards & Vulnerability and Research Institute at the University of South Carolina. The subscription only allows access to aggregated data. See the site FAQ for more information.