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View Resource PANGAEA

Previously featured in The Scout Report in 2002, PANGAEA continues to be an extensive resource for earth and environmental scientists. This open access library aims to archive, publish, and distribute georeferenced data from earth system research. The vast majority of these datasets, collected from all around the world, are freely available for researchers and instructors to download and use. As...

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https://www.pangaea.de
View Resource Publications

The Nitrogen and Phosphorus Knowledge Web page is offered by Iowa State University Extension and the College of Agriculture. The publications page contains links to various newsletters, articles, publications, power point presentations, links to governmental publications, and more. For example, visitors will find articles written on phosphorous within the Integrated Crop Management Newsletter,...

http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/NPKnowledge/pubs.shtml
View Resource New Jersey Spatial Data Clearinghouse

The New Jersey Spatial Data Clearinghouse stores metadata from organizations across the state and makes the data available to the public. The 603 datasets cover all aspects of land information including climatic data, digital ortho-photography, environmental, forestry and wildlife, geodetic control, geographic names, geologic and soils data, landuse/ landcover, and water resources among others. A...

http://njgeodata.state.nj.us/
View Resource GEO Data Portal

The GEO Data Portal is depicted as the authoritative source for data sets used by the United Nations Environment Network and its partners. The online database contains over 400 different variables, such as national, subregional, regional and global statistics, or as geospatial data sets. Users can search the database using keywords or can browse by region or thematic categories, including Climate...

http://geodata.grid.unep.ch/
View Resource Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

With administrative offices in North America and Europe, the non profit Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) was founded in 1979 to serve as a forum for individuals and institutions partaking in environmental issues, education, and research. At this Web site, professionals can discover employment opportunities that are committed to ethical professional conduct. Potential...

https://www.setac.org/default.aspx
View Resource U.S. EPA: Science Inventory

The U.S. EPA's Science Inventory is "a searchable, Agency-wide catalog of more than 4,000 science activities such as research, technical assistance and assessments, along with more than 750 peer-reviewed products. The database contains more that 19,000 records in the archives including project descriptions, products produced, types of peer review, links to related work and contacts for additional...

https://cfpub.epa.gov/si/
View Resource United Nations Environment Programme: Maps and Graphics

More and more people are beginning to return the sometimes neglected field of geography to understand the world of environmental change (and degradation). In the process, the skills of highly trained cartographers and geographic information specialists are in great demand. Organized as an official United Nations Environment Programme centre, the GRID-Arendal group provides public policy officials,...

http://www.grida.no/