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Requests for open data pertaining to environmental statistics, processes and phenomena.

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Daily weather data for all counties in the US

I'm trying to find recent historical daily weather data for each county in the United States. National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) has monthly weather data for each county in the ...
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Seeking carbon geospatial data

Is there a easy way to access and query carbon data such as the data that comes from OCO-2 satellite? I’m trying to find a easy way of quantifying the carbon emissions within a certain area. Ideally I ...
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CO2 dataset from Scripps is broken. How can in inform the owner?

I'm using the daily CO2 measurement dataset from the Scripps CO2 Program Data page: https://scrippsco2.ucsd.edu/data/atmospheric_co2/mlo.html Direct link to daily dataset: https://scrippsco2.ucsd.edu/...
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Seeking web service to return waterbody names for “unimpaired water segments”

I am looking for a dataset or a web service that can return a list of unimpaired water segments. There exists ATTAINS, a web service that will give the name of "impaired water segments" by ...
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Data/information on ferrocyanide production

I am working in the modelling and environmental evaluation of redox flow batteries based on Anthraquinone and ferrocyanide. Currently I am having difficulties in finding information on how ...
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Regular source for global carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

I am looking for a regular (daily, monthly) Level 3 source of present day CO2 in the atmosphere. I have looked through NASA AIRS and NASA GEOS data products and could not find data for 2020. I did ...
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API for German Air Quality Data

The German „Environmental Protection Agency“ (Umweltbundesamt) provides air quality data for Germany on its webpage and it is also possible to download data as CSV. However, as far as I know, there is ...
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Data resources for air pollution time series

I am trying to learn some Spatial Data Analysis before applying for a PhD in Environmental Epidemiology and Exposomics (I am a Computational Biologist). Therefore I want to work on a small personal ...
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Carbon emissions data for UK companies (and beyond UK too)

I am searching for a carbon efficiency reporting for UK government. To my understanding this data should have been reported in the past as per the CRC scheme in this or similar pages. However it ...
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Acquiring Indian Land Conservation Data

I am working on a project which assesses the potential for energy development in India. Where could I acquire data which shows areas where the Indian government would likely not permit development? I ...
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Methane emission free satellite imagery for seminar finals?

I am looking for a downloadable satellite imagery that provides methane emission data in the Middle East region (Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon and Syria). So far I have not been able to find any ...
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Allergy/Pollen Count Data Set by US city/county/census tract

I am looking for a dataset containing allergy rates or pollen counts for cities/counties/census tracts. Ideally, the dataset would include rates of specific kinds of allergies, or for pollen counts, ...
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NMMAPS availability?

The National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study (NMMAPS) was a large national study of air pollution and health in the United States. The study examined 108 cities spanning the years from ...
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Data set of particulate matter concentrations in Graz, Austria

I am looking for a data set that which observations are half-hourly measurements of the concentration (measured in μgm −3 ) of particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter of less than 10μm, ...
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Seeking shapefile of forest cover in Paraguay?

I am looking for a shapefile of the remaining forest cover in Paraguay. I am struggling to find an up to date file. Is there anywhere that has this information open access?
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Open data about oil spills from pipelines, ideally by country

In November 2017, the Keystone Pipeline spilled 5,000 of barrels of oil onto farmland in South Dakota. I suspect there is a correlation between the number of oil spills (say, per 1,000 kilometers of ...
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Nesting zones in Canada

Looking for spatial data for bird nesting zones in Canada: Taken from General nesting periods of migratory birds
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Invasive Plant Species Data

Where can I find invasive plant species data? I'm looking for GIS point data with the locations of the invasive plant species specifically. Not limited to one particular area or invasive plant species,...
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Comprehensive open data on energy resource statistics?

I'm trying to find one or more open databases that contain comprehensive historical data about oil, coal, natural gas, solar, wind, biofuels, biomass, nuclear, wave, tidal, and hydro energy. For ...
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Air quality in all cities in the USA

Where can I find information about pollution or air quality by city in U.S.? I would like to the data to be from an official source.
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Quantitative data on number of insects per area over time?

In my surroundings a couple of people / friends have the feeling that the number of insects has declined over a number of years. Do you know of any sources of data which give quantitative numbers on ...
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Free real-time source for satellite image

I am interested to apply image processing for analyzing image map. However, I require a real-time source to follow any change during a given time period. Can anyone introduce any online and free real-...
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Global/European soil properties database

I'm looking for global or European scale database / maps of soil properties. Resolution does not really matter even though the higher is the better. By soil properties, I mean: soil textural classes :...
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US Radiation measurements

Is there a service that provides gamma energy data from RadNet in machine readable format such as JSON or CSV? The current RadNet UI is restricted to html and charts. Excel report itself is limited ...
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Diesel exhaust data, road vs. test lab

Is there open data on Diesel exhaust (NOx or soot), comparing a number of the same cars on the road in the test lab ? What I want to do is plot the correlation: if road NOx is around say 2 times ...
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Elevation data by latitude and longitude for the Grand Canyon

I am looking for elevation data organized by latitude and longitude for the Grand Canyon. I have found USGS elevation data (http://nationalmap.gov/elevation.html), which is in the form of an ESRI ...
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Drill Core Stratigraphic Data

I am a student looking for data for a GIS project to use in modeling subsurface lithology in ArcScene. Does anyone have any suggestions regarding where I can find spatially-organized stratigraphic ...
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Up-to-date Global Lake Information and Data

Are there any sources of up to date information about world lakes? I'm interested in both spatial (not necessarily in great detail) and basic non-spatial (such as lake area, volume and maximum depth)...
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Climate change projections for Europe/Germany

I am searching for climate projection data with the following criteria: covering Western/Central Europe (especially Germany), gridded data would be ideal monthly or at least seasonal (3-months) ...
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Contaminated land data for Scotland?

I'm looking for contaminated land data for Scotland. I know this is managed by SEPA, but I can't find any links to download this data.
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Plastics dataset (US)

I'm looking for any type of plastics data in the US. Is there a dataset around the waste or use of plastic materials?
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Groundwater Basins

Is there a global database available for groundwater basins (Aquifers), similar to gdbd for surface water?
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Overfishing dataset

We are joining a datathon tomorrow with the goal to get insight in the whole ocean overfishing situation and we are looking for data to prepare a little bit. Global Fishing Watch seems interesting ...
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Lake Bathymetry Open Data

I would like to know if anyone knows a good open source where I can get Lake bathymetry raster. I need to extract depth values from it.
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Environmental open GIS data for the Caribbean countries

I'm looking around for reliable data sets that cover various environmental and socioeconomic variables for the Caribbean community. The project I'm working on is trying to determine environmental ...
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Modelled air pollution data for UK at monthly resolution

I have found background data at the right spatial resolution from: http://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/data/pcm-data However this is by year, I ideally need the same data by month. There is a lot of site-...
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Is there a comprehensive list of indigenous Australian taxa?

I'm fitting models of species' distributions and community composition using occurrence data provided by the Atlas of Living Australia (a node of GBIF). Is there a comprehensive list of names of ...
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Machine-readable way to determine if plant species is native to Australia

I'm doing some work visualising tree inventories and thought it would be nice to show whether the species is native to Australia or not. I haven't so far found any database that would answer the ...
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Global map of protected areas by IUCN category

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists seven protection categories for different areas that serve to protect the natural environment and biodiversity. Is there any ...
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Datasets that input GPS and output historical time-series

I'm wondering what kind of historical time-series data I can get given GPS coordinates as input. More than anything I'm interested in: Temperature Precipitation Humidity Irradiation I'm largely ...
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Data on forest cover (land use) in The Gambia from 2010 or more recent

I am looking for a data set on forest cover in The Gambia that meets the following conditions: a high enough resolution (e.g. 30x30m) a data set (i.e. classified satellite imagery data) on forest ...
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Pollution DataSet

I am looking for any dataset for pollution (pollutant measurements co2, ozone, .. etc) at any city in US/Europe during 2014. Most of Datasets I found are old. UPDATE Datasets I found so far: New ...
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Where can I download photoperiod (daylength) data?

I'm looking to download photoperiod (day length) data for a variety of locations in Europe on a variety of dates. For each date and locations, I need to the number of hours of daylight. Ideally, the ...
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Emu population in Australia from 1900

I am looking for figures of the emu population in Australia over history. Ideally from 1900 or even further, and especially around the time of the Emu War. Even a simple histogram would be enough. ...
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