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Finding Environmental Information
General Environmental Information: Land/Water/Air/Energy
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Access a range of information on U.S. energy usage, including topics on: petroleum and other liquids; natural gas; electricity; consumption & efficiency; coal; renewable and alternative fuels; nuclear and uranium; and total energy reviews. You can also view analyses and projections, markets and finance information, other environmental information, and information on energy disruptions.
Get information on air, land, water, waste, toxics, radiation, facilities, compliance, and other topics.
EPA Air Data
The EPA AirData web site gives you access to air pollution data for the United States.
National Parks Service Statistics
Access National Parks visitor use statistics in national reports (consolidate data for all NPS parks) or park specific reports.
National Resources Inventory
The National Resources Inventory (NRI) program collects and produces scientifically credible information on the status, condition, and trends of land, soil, water, and related resources on the Nation’s non-federal lands in support of efforts to protect, restore, and enhance the lands and waters of the United States.
Enforcement and Compliance History Online
Use the Environmental Protection Agency's Enforcement and Compliance History Online website to search for facilities in your community to asses their compliance with environmental regulations.
NASA Global Climate Change Key Indicators
Provides data on global climate change, including information on causes and effects. Data also includes the indicators: carbon dioxide, global temperature, arctic sea ice minimums, ice sheets, and sea level.
NASA: Explore Earth
Provides information and data on air, climate, hazards, land, and more.
Weather Related Fatality and Injury Statistics
You can browse data by year and by weather types including, cold, heat, lightning, tornado, tropical weather, wind, and winter storms.
Natural Hazards Data
The National Centers for Environmental Information and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provide data on natural hazards including tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, wildfires, geothermal energy, and storm events.
National Centers for Environmental Information
NCEI is the world’s largest provider of weather and climate data. Land-based, marine, model, radar, weather balloon, satellite, and paleoclimatic are just a few of the types of datasets available. Use the "Climate Information" and "Data Access" tabs on the NCEI website to access a range of climate datasets.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Fire Statistics
Wildland fire statistics by state, region, or refuge from 1995-present.
USDA Census of Agriculture
The Census of Agriculture is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Even small plots of land - whether rural or urban - growing fruit, vegetables or some food animals count if $1,000 or more of such products were raised and sold, or normally would have been sold, during the Census year. The Census of Agriculture, taken only once every five years, looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures.
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Find and download agricultural statistics for every state and county in the United States.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species
Find information on endangered species in the United States. You can search by state, county, or species type.
NOAA CoastWatch Great Lakes Statistics
Tracks statistics on physical characteristics, surface water temperature and ice concentration.
NOAA Fisheries Statistics
NOAA collects data and coordinates information and research programs to support the science-based stewardship of the nation's living marine resources. In addition to integrating and disseminating state and federal statistics about marine fisheries, NOAA administers the surveys used to estimate recreational landings. Learn more about NOAA's programs and find key data for commercial fisheries landings, foreign trade, marine recreational fisheries catch and effort.
United Nations Environmental Statistics
UNSD Environmental Indicators disseminate global environment statistics on ten indicator themes compiled from a wide range of data sources. Indicator tables, charts, and maps with relatively good quality and coverage across countries, as well as links to other international sources, are provided under each theme.
Environmental Data Explorer
The Environmental Data Explorer is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its online database holds more than 500 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP. Display them on-the-fly as maps, graphs, data tables or download the data in different formats.
UN World Environment Situation Room
You can access a range of information on global environmental factors including statistics, assessments, and other publications.
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