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Environmental open GIS data for the Caribbean countries

the nature conservancy has some gis datasets with global coverage, roughly in the areas that you want: http://maps.tnc.org/gis_data.html
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Groundwater Basins

Global Water Forum lists a number of water related tools and resources, including datasets. A couple of these may be of use to you: http://www.globalwaterforum.org/resources/data/ One in particular,...
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Groundwater Basins

I don't believe these are 100% on target, but they look pretty promising. Freshwater Ecoregions of the World (Data Basin Dataset) Food and Agriculture Organization's AQUASTAT database I can't post ...
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Air quality in all cities in the USA

The Environmental Protection Agency monitors this in many places and have much of this data available for free, as well as extensive documentation: https://www.epa.gov/outdoor-air-quality-data
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Overfishing dataset

There are a bunch of sources here. Look down below in the Sources section. A PDF from FAO, part of the UN. Status of fish stocks from UN FAO. State of the Ocean report for 2013 from the International ...
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Drill Core Stratigraphic Data

IHS has several systems that have the information you need, but most of them are targeted to large corporate customers. You can access many of them through your school, as I know they have agreements ...
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API for German Air Quality Data

Although it's not documented, when clicking on a link for a CSV, I noticed that you can use the endpoint as your own API. https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/api/air_data/v2/airquality/csv?date_from=2020-...
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Seeking carbon geospatial data

It doesn't seem like there is very geograpically detailed data easily available, but at the country level, Our World In Data has sources listed here: https://github.com/owid/co2-data There are also ...
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Overfishing dataset

If you don't find data directly related to overfishing, you can look for 1) volume of catches 2) estimated stocks This report is market oriented and provided numbers about fishing Stock Assessment of ...
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Machine-readable way to determine if plant species is native to Australia

I don't know when this came along, but the Atlas of Living Australia now has an API which can (maybe) answer the question. This query asks for every member of the plant kingdom for which there is a ...
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Up-to-date Global Lake Information and Data

I did a little searching around and came across another dataset that's relatively new (2014) and might be forthcoming soon: GLOWABO - Global Water Bodies database The study used remote sensing and ...
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Climate change projections for Europe/Germany

If you're looking specifically for a small region in the European interior, you're going to need model simulations at the regional scale. For that I'd suggest checking out the CCAFS Downscaled Climate ...
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Drill Core Stratigraphic Data

To get links to csv-files containing lithologies quickly, try https://pangaea.de/?q=lithology These datasets are small, and they stem from academic projects. You can also get an impression on how ...
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Elevation data by latitude and longitude for the Grand Canyon

You can get digital elevation models (DEMs) from the ASTER GDEM project using the USGS Earth Explorer tool: http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ Select the region you want by clicking on the map. Under '...
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Global/European soil properties database

From USDA you can get data for different soil types. While their map does not represent the true colours, with the names you could associate colours with the soil types. I also found soil organic ...
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Invasive Plant Species Data

EDDMapS (Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System) has reports of invasive species in the United States. This website is developed and maintained by the University of Georgia. It's very ...
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Invasive Plant Species Data

The R package originr interfaces with the Global Invasive Species Database and many other databases that include lists of invasive species. It provides results for a given species that include ...
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Allergy/Pollen Count Data Set by US city/county/census tract

Pollen data In the United States, the National Allergy Bureau is the primary source of pollen measurements. Their network is comprised of approximately 80 monitoring stations which collect 24-hour ...
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Data set of particulate matter concentrations in Graz, Austria

I suppose the link has become broken after the Wiley Online Library redesign and restructuring. Now this link should be the Please click here to access the full dataset archive link from this page. ...
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Free real-time source for satellite image

After looking through a few NASA repositories, I stumbled upon the EUMETSAT Website. This site is a source for near-real-time climate and environmental images from orbit. They offer a WMS service as ...
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Global/European soil properties database

There are very nice high-resolution (30 seconds (~1km) and 5 minutes (~10km)) datasets available from the Land-Atmosphere Interaction Research Group at Sun Yat-sen University. It covers several of ...
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Seeking shapefile of forest cover in Paraguay?

USGS Land Cover Institute's datasets for South America World Wildlife Fund's Eco-Regions Data Global Forest Watch Search Results for "Paraguay"
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Nesting zones in Canada

North American Breeding Bird Survey is what you'll most likely find useful; BBS has two data options. Migratory Bird Data Center has some more data too. USFWS Migratory Bird Data Center Breeding Bird ...
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Invasive Plant Species Data

data.gov has nearly 1000 datasets listed: Search data.gov for "invasive species", some of the datasets have gis data, some are just PDFs. You'll have to do the picking. There's more reference material ...
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Comprehensive open data on energy resource statistics?

This doesn't have everything you ask for, but it certainly has consumption and price data broken down by fuel type: https://www.eia.gov/electricity/data/browser/
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US Radiation measurements

Since January 18, 2018, near-real-time data are available for download on this page in CSV format. I suppose this FAQ answer is applicable to CSV files too: RadNet near-real-time air data are ...
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Diesel exhaust data, road vs. test lab

The German Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency) collects hourly data on NOx, ozone etc. at several hundred places in Germany. It seems that their web query GUI can export only one-hour .csv s, but the ...
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Elevation data by latitude and longitude for the Grand Canyon

Google Elevation API has worked for me a couple of times in a pinch: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/elevation/start You could also check out the county for whichever part of the ...
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Drill Core Stratigraphic Data

The British Geological Survey provides free online access (through a web GIS) to scans of over a million borehole records. Borehole records are produced from a geologist's or surveyor's ...
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