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Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release (2006 – 2012)

Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI)

To assist in the country selection process for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) by providing indicators of natural resource protection and child health that complements the governance, social, and economic indicators used by MCC as country selection criteria.

Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE), v3 (1990, 2000, 2010)

National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection (NAGDC)

To provide tabular data to researchers without GIS capabilities who need data on population and land area by country across a range of physical characteristics. These include measures such as the number of persons living within coastal zones, the percent of a region within specific elevation strata, or the number of persons living within different climate zones.

Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index, 2012 Release (2000 – 2010)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.

Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release (1940 – 2012)

Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)

To provide information on the status of country participation in international environmental agreements.

Natural Resource Management Index, 2011 Release (2006 – 2011)

Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI)

To assist in the country selection process for the Millennium Challenge Corporation by providing indicators of natural resource management and child health that complements the governance, social, and economic indicators used by MCC as country selection criteria.

Urban Extents Grid, v1 (1995)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a raster representation of urban areas (or urban mask) for use with GRUMP population grids or other data sets.

Settlement Points, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide populated place (point) data with consistent population estimates.

Population Density Grid, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a time series of raster population density data for data integration.

Population Count Grid, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a time series of raster population data for ntegration with other data sets

National Identifier Grid, v1 (1995, 2000, 2010)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To permit the summation of population values by country/territory and, in combination with other data layers, the summation of population values by irregular areas represented in the other data layers and country/territory.

National Administrative Boundaries, v1 (1990)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To permit cartographic display of countries and territories that exactly match the GRUMPv1 population surfaces

Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids, v1 (1990)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide land area data for use with GRUMPv1 population and urban data as well as a quantitative measure of resolution of the input spatial units for GRUMPv1.

Coastlines, v1 (2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To permit cartographic display of coastlines that exactly match the GRUMPv1 population surfaces.

Phosphorus in Manure Production, v1 (1994 – 2001)

Global Fertilizer and Manure, v1

To provide phosphorus in manure production data that can be used in socioeconomic and ecological modeling and to explore anthropogenic activities on ecosystems.

Phosphorus Fertilizer Application, v1 (1994 – 2001)

Global Fertilizer and Manure, v1

To provide phosphorus fertilizer application data that can be used in socioeconomic and ecological modeling and to explore anthropogenic activities on ecosystems.

Nitrogen in Manure Production, v1 (1994 – 2001)

Global Fertilizer and Manure, v1

To provide nitrogen in manure production data that can be used in socioeconomic and ecological modeling and to explore anthropogenic activities on ecosystems.

Nitrogen Fertilizer Application, v1 (1994 – 2001)

Global Fertilizer and Manure, v1

To provide nitrogen fertilizer application data that can be used in socioeconomic and ecological modeling and to explore anthropogenic activities on ecosystems.

Natural Resource Management Index, 2010 Release (2004 – 2010)

Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI)

To assist in the country selection process for the Millennium Challenge Account by providing indicators of natural resource management that complements the governance, social, and economic indicators.

Environmental Performance Index, 2010 Release (1994 – 2009)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.

Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration, v1 (1998 – 2007)

Indicators of Coastal Water Quality

To provide tabular data on the trends of chlorophyll-a concentration on a pixel by pixel basis for identifying areas with improving, declining, and stable coastal water quality that can provide guidance for decision making in the context of coastal management.

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