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Ökobase Umweltatlas (2005)

Date: 2005
Creator: Clemens Hölter GmbH
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Access: CD-ROM[393]
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German atlas application. From CD: "Sie sind im Besitz von Ökobase Umweltatlas, einem leistungsfähigen geographischen. Informationssystem. Auf der Deutschlandkarte können Sie umweltrelevante Informationen abrufen. Hier finden Sie Luft- und Wassermessdaten, Badewasserqualitäten, Karten vom Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Hochwasserkarten, Klima-karten, Reiseführer Boden, Biologische Gewässergütekarte, Statistische Daten, Projekte der Umweltstiftung, Internetadressen, lokale Umweltinformationen, Umweltanschriften, Deponiedaten, Fotobeiträge aus ganz Deutschland und vieles mehr."
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Africa Data Sampler (1992 - 1995)

Date: 1992 - 1995
Creator: World Conservation Monitoring Centre and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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Projection: Robinson
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Access: CD-Rom # 012
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Further information can be found at http://www.wri.org/data/ads-home.html
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Annual Arctic Ice Atlas (2003-2007)

Date: 2003-2007
Creator: Canadian Ice Service
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Access: Winter 2003 CD[373]; Winter 2004 CD[374]; Winter 2005 CD[375]; Winter 2006 CD[376]; Winter 2007 CD[377]
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This atlas is part of a continuing series of annual publications graphically depicting the mid-winter arctic ice conditions using satellite pictures and maps. This product is primarily prepared as a climate record of the mid-winter ice conditions and as a general interest document for Arctic travellers.
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Atlas Podnebi Ceska/Climate Atlas of Czechia (2007)

Date: 2007
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Access: CD-ROM [342]
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accompanies Atlas Podnebi Ceska
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British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines ()

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Creator: British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines
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Scale: 1:20,000, 1:250000
Access: Web
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Canada Wind Energy Atlas ()

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Creator: Environment Canada
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Access: web
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From web site: "Environment Canada's Wind Energy Atlas web site aims at developing new meteorological tools to be used by Canada's wind energy industry. It offers the possibility to browse through the results of the numerical simulations that were run on the Canadian territory in order to determine its wind energy potential. Consultants and the general public will find here valuable data about this promosing renewable energy."
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Canadian Climate Data (current data) (1840-current)

Date: 1840-current
Creator: Environment Canada
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Canadian Climate Impact Scenarios (1950-2070)

Date: 1950-2070
Creator: Canadian Institute for Climate Studies
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Access: Web
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The Canadian Institute for Climate Studies (CICS) is a not-for-profit Canadian corporation initiated by the Meteorological Service of Canada and the Province of British Columbia in order to further the understanding of the climate system, its variability and potential for change and the application of that understanding to decision making in both the public and private sectors.
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Canadian Daily Climate Data: Temperature and Precipitation 1996 (1996)

Date: 1996
Creator: Environment Canada - Climate and Water Products Division
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Access: CD-Rom
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Canadian Ecodistrict Climate Normals (1961-1990)

Date: 1961-1990
Creator: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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Access: web
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Variable Definition Data table VP Mean hourly vapour pressure (kilopascals) dt_vapp.dbf WI Mean hourly wind speed km/hr) dt_wind.dbf SH Total duration of bright sunshine (hrs) dt_sunh.dbf SR Mean daily global solar radiation (megajoules/sq. metre/day) dt_srad.dbf DP Mean hourly dew point temperature (degrees Celsius) dt_dewp.dbf
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Canadian Monthly Climate Data and 1961-1990 Normals 1994 (1961-1990)

Date: 1961-1990
Creator: Environment Canada
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Access: CD-Rom #091 &[ 116 copy 2]/web
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This CD-ROM contains the 1961-90 normals for over a thousand locations across Canada. Included are sites for which there are at least 20 years of data available in the 1961-1990 period. Stations are grouped by region as follows: The Atlantic Prov- inces, British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Quebec, and Yukon and Northwest Territories. Except where labelled "extreme", values of the climate elements are averages for the 1961-90 period, or for a portion of that period no shorter than 20 years. See also this link
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Canadian Monthly Climate Data and 1971-2000 Normals 2000 (1971-2000)

Date: 1971-2000
Creator: Environment Canada
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Access: CD-Rom / Web
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Climate Atlas of the Atlantic Ocean Derived from the Comprehensive Ocean Atmospheric Data Set (COADS) 2000 (2000)

Date: 2000
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Access: CD-ROM [303]
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The area covered is the Atlantic Ocean, including the South Atlantic. The book contains 428 plates, 19 figures, and 2 tables pertaining to different aspects of oceanic temperature and atmosphere. Comes with a supplemental CD-ROM.
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Climate Change Map Data ()

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Scale: 1: 7 500 000
Access: Web
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Climate Data ()

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Scale: 1:250000
Access: Web
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Climate Data ()

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Scale: 1:50000
Access: Web
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Climate Data ()

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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: Web
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DIVA Free GIS Data ()

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Access: web
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- Country level data
- World level data
- Continental level data
- Climate data

DIVA is also a free GIS application
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Digital Chart of the World ()

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Creator: ESRI
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: Web
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The Digital Chart of the World (DCW) is an Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) product originally developed for the US Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) using DMA data. We used the DCW 1993 version at 1:1,000,000 scale. The DMA data sources are aeronautical charts, which emphasize landmarks important from flying altitudes. This explains why there is a separate aeronautical theme with all conceivable airports, yet why on some themes small islands and lakes are simply unnamed points. ESRI, in compiling the DCW, also eliminated some detail and made some assumptions for handling tiny polygons and edgematching. Also, note that the completeness of the thematic categories present in each layer will vary. Please read the layer descriptions (through links in the following table).
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GIS Data Map Studio Home Page ()

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Creator: USGS (EROS)
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Access: web
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This is a site hosted at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) by the USGS. Here you will find public web map services, and interfaces developed at the center. Many of the public web map services are published on the Geography Network, and some national services are cohosted by ESRI.
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Geo Data Portal ()

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Creator: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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Access: internet
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The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. Its online database holds more than 450 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP. Display them on-the-fly as maps, graphs, data tables or download the data in different formats.
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Geographica (1999)

Date: 1999
Creator: Random House Australia
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Access: CD-ROM [111]
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Comprehensive general atlas of the World. Contains genaeral data as well.
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of Africa Digital Data Series DDS-62-B (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM #003
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The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by comput
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of Central and South America Digital Data Series DDS-62-A (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-Rom #008
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by computer
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of South Asia Digital Data Series DDS-62-C (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM #006
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by computer
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Global GIS Database: Digital Atlas of South Pacific Digital Data Series DDS-62-D (2001)

Date: 2001
Creator: United States Geological Survey
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM #007
Description:
The Digital Data Series encompasses a broad range of digital data, including computer programs, interpreted results of investigations, comprehensive reviewed data bases, spatial data sets, digital images and animation, and multimedia presentations that are not intended for printed release. Scientific reports in this series cover a wide variety of subjects on all facets of U.S. Geological Survey investigations and research that are of lasting scientific interest and value. Releases in the Digital Data Series offer access to scientific information that is available in digital form; the information is primarily for viewing, processing, and (or) analyzing by computer
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Global GIS Database: Europe Digital Data Series DDS-62G (2003)

Date: 2003
Creator: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM [124]
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This CD-ROM contains a digital atlas of the countries of Europe. This atlas is part of a global database compiled from USGS and other data sources at a nominal scale of 1:1,000,000 and is intended as a regional-scale reference and analytical tool by educators, government officials, researchers, industry, and the general public
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Global GIS North America Digital Data Series DDS-62F (2003)

Date: 2003
Creator: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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Scale: 1:1000000
Access: CD-ROM [125]
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This CD-ROM contains a digital atlas of the countries of North America. This atlas is part of a global database compiled from USGS and other data sources at a nominal scale of 1:1,000,000 and is intended as a regional-scale reference and analytical tool by educators, government officials, researchers, industry, and the general public.
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Klimaatlas Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2003 ()

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Access: -CD-ROM [136]
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National Climate Data and Information Archive (18??-)

Date: 18??-
Creator: Environment Canada
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Access: web
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The National Climate Data and Information Archive, operated and maintained by Environment Canada, contains official climate and weather observations for Canada. Climate elements, such as temperature, precipitation, relative humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind speed, wind direction, visibility, cloud types, cloud heights and amounts, soil temperature, evaporation, solar radiation and sunshine as well as occurrences of thunderstorms, hail, fog or other weather phenomena are warehoused in a digital database. Access to selected portions of this data, as well as related products such as CD-ROMs and climate normals and averages are available on this web site. Information regarding obtaining extremes, monthly summaries, microfilm, microfiche, paper documents and technical documents, is also available.
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Seamless Digital Chart of the World Version 3.01, 2004 ()

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Creator: Global Mapping International
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Access: CD-ROM [202]
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This product is a globally seamless adaptation of the U.S. Government's Digital Chart of the World (Vector Smart Map Level 0 [VMap0], Edition 5) produced by Global Mapping International in ESRI shapefile format, with added country polygons and updated first-level subdivisions of countries. The underlying Digital Chart of the World was developed by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (now the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency)of the U.S. government. GMI has merged the DCW into seamless, global shapefile layers (the original consists of four separate libraries, each divided into dozens of tiles). GMI has also provided sample map project and layer files applying appropriate cartographic symbology to the complex classification system of VMap0). The VMap0 data was compiled from the Operational Navigational Chart (ONC) series of air navigation maps with a scale of 1:1,000,000. Full information about VMAP Level 0, edition 5 is contained in MIL-PRF-89039 "PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION - VECTOR SMART MAP (VMap) Level 0" as amended (VMAP0_spec.pdf) GMI has also provided sample map project and layer files applying appropriate cartographic symbology to the complex classification system of VMap 0 when using the shapefiles in ArcGIS version 8.3 and above.
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Terra Viva SEDAC Viewer (2006)

Date: 2006
Creator: ISCIENCES, L. L. C. and Columbia University
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Access: CD-ROM[392]
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From CD: "TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer is a geographic information portal providing rapid access to national geostatistics, thematic maps, and related information easily referenced using geo-coordinates and a gazetteer."
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United Nations Environment Programme ()

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