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Global Development Potential Indices, v1 (2016)

Land Use and Land Cover

To provide spatially-explicit data that relatively rank global land suitability referred to as Development Potential Indices (DPIs) for 13 sectors related to renewable energy, fossil fuels, mining and agriculture as an aid to conservation priority setting.

Global Human Modification of Terrestrial Systems, v1 (2016)

Land Use and Land Cover

To provide a cumulative measure of human modification of terrestrial lands based on modeling the physical extents of 13 anthropogenic stressors and their estimated impacts using spatially-explicit global data sets.

Development Threat Index, v1 (2015)

Land Use and Land Cover (LULC)

To provide a future development threat map based on combining these resources: agricultural expansion, urban expansion, conventional oil and gas, unconventional oil and gas, coal, mining, biofuels, solar, and wind.

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2019 Release (2010 – 2019)

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.

Deforestation, v1 (2000 – 2012)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide areas of forest cover loss in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Mangrove Forests Distribution Polygon, v1 (2000)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide mangrove forests in the coastal zone of West Africa that may be exposed to the threats of sea level rise and storm surge.

Subset of Global Mammal and Amphibian Richness Grids, 2015 Release (2013)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide areas of higher richness of threatened species which may be at risk from climate stressors in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Human Footprint, 2018 Release (1993)

Last of the Wild, v3

To provide a map of cumulative human pressure on the environment in 1993.

Human Footprint, 2018 Release (2009)

Last of the Wild, v3

To provide a map of cumulative human pressure on the environment in 2009.

Environmental Performance Index, 2018 Release (1950 – 2018)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2018 Release (2010 – 2017)

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.

Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) Observed Climate Change Impacts, v2.01 (2007 – 2014)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2017 Release (2010 – 2016)

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.

Environmental Performance Index, 2016 Release (1950 – 2016)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2016 Release (2010 – 2015)

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.

Global Estimated Net Migration Grids By Decade, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide estimates of net-migration (in-migration minus out-migration) per one-kilometer grid cell on a decadal basis for the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.

Global Amphibian Richness Grids, 2015 Release (2013)

Gridded Species Distribution

To provide information on the number of amphibian species present at a one-kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Global Mammal Richness Grids, 2015 Release (2013)

Gridded Species Distribution

To provide information on the number of mammal species present at a one-kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2015 Release (2010 – 2014)

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.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1700)

Anthropogenic Biomes

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

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