Portfolio Category: DATA

WORLDCLIM

WORLDCLIM DATA SOURCE Global Datasets of temperatures, precipitations and bioclimatic variables on very high resolution POTENTIAL USE CASES Provides climate data for: Current conditions (interpolations of observed data, representative of 1960-1990) Future conditions: downscaled global climate model (GCM) data from CMIP5 (IPPC Fifth Assessment) Past conditions (downscaled global climate model output) ACCESS LINK http://worldclim.org/version1
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WMO

WMO DATA SOURCE Global Several datasets: Atmosphere (surface, upper air, composition), ocean, terrestrial, space POTENTIAL USE CASES provides access to data, metadata and information from GCOS and partner observing systems, for: Monitoring the climate system Detecting and attributing climate change Assessing impacts of, and supporting adaptation to, climate variability and change Application to national economic…
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OPENSTREETMAP

OPENSTREETMAP DATA SOURCE  Global Open source map updated by local amateur cartographists POTENTIAL USE CASES Provides GIS data worldwide. ACCESS LINK https://openstreetmap.org LICENCE The data of openstreetmap are published under Open Data Commons Open Database (ODbL) license DATA FORMAT http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_file_formats OSM XML – xml-format provided by the API PBF Format – highly compressed, optimized binary…
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NOOA

NOOA DATA SOURCE Global Very large scope of Climate data (temperature, winds, extreme events, etc…), one of the most significant archives on Earth, with comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data POTENTIAL USE CASES maximize the use of climatic and natural resources while also minimizing the risks caused by climate variability and weather extremes ACCESS LINK…
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