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Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (2000)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 2000 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1900)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 1900 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1800)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 1800 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1700)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 1700 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Summary File 3, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of income, education, and housing, for the United States for data integration.

Summary File 3: Metropolitan Statistical Areas, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of income, education, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 30 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.

Summary File 1, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for the United States.

Summary File 1: Metropolitan Statistical Areas, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 30 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.

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.

National and Regional Data Set by Source Category, v2.86 (1850 – 2005)

Historical Anthropogenic Sulfur Dioxide Emissions

To provide annual estimates of anthropogenic global and regional Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) emissions in support of climate, atmospheric or other related research.

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

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