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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.

Environmental Performance Index, 2008 Release (1994 – 2007)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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

Urban-Rural Population Estimates, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ)

To provide estimates of urban and rural populations and land areas in the low elevation coastal zone.

Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE), v2 (1990, 2000)

National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection (NAGDC)

To provide tabular data on environmental conditions (elevations, climate, coastal) in which people reside.

Synthetic Assessment of Global Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change, v1 (2005, 2050, 2100)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

To provide geographical portraits of vulnerability designed to incorporate both exposure to climate change and national capacities to adapt.

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.

Pilot Environmental Performance Index, 2006 Release (1994 – 2006)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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

Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, v1 (2000)

Land Use and Land Cover

To provide data that can be used in global mangrove forest distribution modeling, land cover change analysis, global carbon accounting studies and to assist with policy-making in regards to human-environment interactions and future adaptive strategies.

MA Climate and Land Cover, v1 (1901 – 2000)

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)

To preserve access to the original climate and land cover data used by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) and other related research.

MA Ecosystems, v1 (2000)

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)

To preserve access to the original ecosystems data used by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) and other related research.

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.

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 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 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 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 Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles, v1 (2000)

Natural Disaster Hotspots

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

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.

Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI), 2004 Release (1973 – 2003)

Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicators

To provide insights into the processes that can negatively influence the sustainable development of countries, with particular reference to vulnerability to natural hazards.

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