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Selected list for resources on climate data for ecology, geography and more.
Climate Data Guide, NCAR.
The Sea Around Us:
a research initiative at The University of British Columbia (at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries) that assesses the impact of fisheries on the marine ecosystems of the world, and offers mitigating solutions to a range of stakeholders.
Includes data sets.
- GeoData@UC Berkeley is the UC Berkeley Libraries' geoportal where users can search, preview, display, map, and download geospatial data in a variety of formats.
U.S. Government Sources
- Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
The U.S. Department of Energy's primary center for climate-change data and information analysis. Contains data and information products. See the sidebar on the right to search for publications and data by subject area.
- Climate Prediction Center
Features research reports, annual summaries, predictions, and data from the National Weather Service.
- Earth Observing System
Includes images and text documenting aspects of global climate change including land use, greenhouse effect, changes in the polar ice cap, ozone depletion, deforestation and other topics. From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); includes a glossary of terms and links to NASA Fact Sheets.
- Energy Information Administration (EIA)
- EPA Climate Change
Provides links to a variety of resources on climate change from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- Global Change Research Program
Contains reports and assessments, including annual reports to Congress. The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) coordinates and integrates federal research on changes in the global environment and their implications for society.
- Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
National Weather Service data site with access to real-time weather information, including fronts, winds, station and satellite data
- NASA JPL Earth Imagery
Daily updated high-resolution satellite imagery of Earth terrain.
- National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Contains up-to-date information and data sets concerning the state of Earth's cryosphere.
- Real Time Weather at UCAR
State of the art weather data site run by the University Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado. Access to weather maps, forecast models, satellite imagery.