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Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance, v1 (2000 – 2010)

Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ)

To provide a preliminary assessment of coastal Ramsar Sites that are at risk to inundation as a consequence of sea level rise.

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.

Reservoirs, v1.01 (2011)

Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD), v1

To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of reservoirs for the scientific community.

Dams, v1.01 (2011)

Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD), v1

To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of dams for the scientific community.

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.

Croplands, v1 (2000)

Global Agricultural Lands

To provide data on the extent of croplands for research on human-environment interactions.

Ancillary Data, v1 (1998 – 2007)

Indicators of Coastal Water Quality

To provide data that can assist in the extraction and analysis of chlorophyll-a concentration and trends from global grids.

Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts, v1 (1970 – 2004)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

To provide a database with observed responses to climate change for multidisciplinary studies.

Complete Collection, v1.01 (1973 – 2005)

Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicators

To make the acquisition, comparison and analysis of sustainability indicators easier by compiling them in a single database, incorporating multiple country codes, and condensing the indicator descriptions into short methodological summaries in an accompanying data dictionary.

Global Flood Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a spatial surface of the total economic impacts of global flood hazard.

Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a spatial surface of the proportional economic impacts of global flood hazard.

Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a means of assessing global flood mortality risks and distribution.

Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution, v1 (1985 – 2003)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a means of assessing the relative distribution and frequency of global flood hazard.

Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a spatial surface of the total economic impacts of global drought hazard.

Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a spatial surface of the proportional economic impacts of global drought hazard.

Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a means of assessing global drought mortality risks and distribution.

Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution, v1 (1980 – 2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

To provide a means of assessing the relative distribution and frequency of global drought hazard.

MA Scenarios, v1 (1995 – 2100)

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)

To preserve access to the original set of socioeconomic and natural resource scenarios used by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) and other related research.

Environmental Sustainability Index, 2005 Release (1980 – 2000)

Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI)

To create a comparative index of national-level environmental sustainability and to provide a mechanism for making environmental management more quantitative, empirically grounded and systematic.

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