Tag

global

7 datasets
  • Project Vulcan: North American fossil fuel carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

    Offsite — The Vulcan Project is a NASA/DOE funded effort under the North American Carbon Program (NACP) to quantify North American fossil fuel carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at space and time scales much finer than has been achieved in the past. The purpose is to aid in quantification of the North American carbon budget, to support inverse estimation of carbon sources and sinks, ...
  • ERS/USDA Data - International Macroeconomic Data Set

    Offsite — The International Macroeconomic Data Set provides data from 1969 through 2020 for real (adjusted for inflation) gross domestic product (GDP), population, real exchange rates, and other variables for the 190 countries and 34 regions that are most important for U.S. agricultural trade. The data presented are a key component of the USDA Baseline projections process, and can ...
  • Disasters worldwide from 1900-2008

    Free Download — Disaster data from 1900 – 2008, organized by start and end date, country (and sub-location), disaster type (and sub-type), disaster name, cost, and persons killed and affected by the disaster. Create disaster data trend reporting, based on geography, frequency, date or nature of the event. Design a visualization or time lapse illustrating disaster events around the ...
  • Old Weather - Our Weather's Past, the Climate's Future

    Offsite — Help scientists recover worldwide weather observations made by Royal Navy ships around the time of World War I. These transcriptions will contribute to climate model projections and improve a database of weather extremes. Historians will use your work to track past ship movements and the stories of the people on board.
  • World Values Survey

    Offsite — Description Large global surveys of ‘values’ taking place every five years since 1990 described on its website as “The world’s most comprehensive investigation of Political and Socio-Cultural Change”. Openness: Semi-Open Access: download in bulk is possible as well as analysis on the website. However have to go through terms and conditions (not automatable) ...
  • OpenCorporates: The Open Database Of The Corporate World

    Offsite — OpenCorporates aims to do a straightforward (though big) thing: have a URL for every company in the world. They’re also gradually importing government data relating to companies, and trying to match it to specific companies. Few parts of the corporate world are limited to a single country, and so the world needs a way of bringing the information together in a single ...
  • Airports and Their Locations

    Free Download — A list of over 9,000 global and domestic airport locations. Data includes airport code, geographic coordinates, other geo-related data, and data unique to airports like runway length and elevation. Airports and their surrounding areas are hubs of business activity, in many cases its a tourist’s first glimpse of a city, or in other instance the epicenter of shipments. ...