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U.S. Climate Risk Projections by County, v1 (2040 – 2049)

Climate Risk and Vulnerability

To provide a U.S. county-level multi-hazard climate risk projection for 2040-2049 for climate, socioeconomic, environmental, and other related research.

Groundswell Africa Spatial Population and Migration Projections at One-Eighth Degree According to SSPs and RCPs, v1 (2010 – 2050)

Climate Migration

To provide a data set that allows users to understand how climate change impacts on water availability, crop productivity, and pasturelands (where no cropping occurs), coupled with sea-level rise, storm surge and flooding, may affect the future population distribution and climate-related internal migration in West Africa and the Lake Victoria Basin.

Annual Global High-Resolution Extreme Heat Estimates (GEHE), v1 (1983 – 2016)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide a high-resolution, longitudinal global data set of annual extreme humid-heat.

SDG Indicator 7.1.1: Access to Electricity, 2023 Release (2020 – 2022)

Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (SDGI)

To provide national and subnational estimates of SDG indicator 7.1.1, the proportion of the population with access to electricity, produced using global open data.

SDG Indicator 11.2.1: Urban Access to Public Transport, 2023 Release (2015 – 2022)

Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (SDGI)

To provide urban center level estimates of the proportion of population that has convenient access to public transportation.

SDG Indicator 9.1.1: The Rural Access Index (RAI), 2023 Release (2015 – 2022)

Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (SDGI)

To provide national and subnational estimates of SDG indicator 9.1.1, which measures the proportion of the rural population who live within 2 kilometers of an all-season road.

SDG Indicator 11.7.1: Urban Public Space, Availability and Access, 2023 Release (2015 – 2022)

Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (SDGI)

To provide urban center level estimates of the average share of the built-up area of cities that is open space for public use for all.

Yale Center for Earth Observation (YCEO) Surface Urban Heat Islands, v4 (2003 – 2018)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide global estimates of the surface urban heat island intensity from monthly, seasonal, to annual scales for over 10,000 urban clusters developed using a simplified urban-extent algorithm.

U.S. Social Vulnerability Index Grids, v1.01 (2000, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide a 1 km grid of the CDC Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) aligned with CIESIN's Gridded Population of the World, Version 4, Revision 11 (GPWv4.11) with a mask for water and no population.

Sub-global Scenarios that Extend the Global SSP Narratives: Literature Database, v1 (2014 – 2021)

Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs)

To provide a literature database tracking the use of the sub-global scenarios consisting of Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) and Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs) that extend the global SSP narratives and framework for climate, socioeconomic, environmental, and other related research.

Global (GL) Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), v4.03 (1998 – 2019)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide an annual global surface of concentrations (micrograms per cubic meter) of all composition ground-level fine particulate matter of 2.5 micrometers or smaller (PM2.5) for large-scale health and environmental research.

Water Security (WSIM-GLDAS) Monthly Grids, v1 (1948 – 2014)

Water Resources

To provide data characterizing 67 years (1948-2014) of anomalous freshwater surpluses, deficits, and the parameters determining them, across the global terrestrial surface.

Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE), v4 (2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020)

National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection (NAGDC)

To provide tabular data to researchers without GIS capabilities who need data on population and land area by country across a range of physical characteristics. These include measures such as the number of persons living within coastal zones, the total area within a specific elevation strata, or the number of persons living within different climate zones.

INFORM Global Risk Index 2019 Mid Year, v0.3.7, (2019)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

To assess country-level vulnerability and coping capacity related to climate change based on the data set used in Chapter 8 of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II (WGII).

Global Monthly and Seasonal Urban and Land Backscatter Time Series, v1 (1993 – 2020)

Urban Spatial Data

To provide a 28-year time series of microwave backscatter to support analysis of patterns and trends in growth of global urban building infrastructure.

Global Gridded Relative Deprivation Index (GRDI), v1 (2010 – 2020)

Poverty Mapping

To provide a global gridded relative deprivation index characterizing the levels of multidimensional deprivation in each pixel at ~1 km resolution.

Country Trends in Major Air Pollutants, v1 (2003 – 2018)

Air Quality Data for Health-Related Applications

To provide a framework of public-health-focused air quality indicators that quantifies country trends in exposure to major air pollutants.

Environmental Performance Index, 2022 Release (1950 – 2022)

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, 2022 Release (2010 – 2022)

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 complement the governance, social, and economic indicators used by MCC as country selection criteria.

Twentieth Century Crop Statistics, v1 (1900 – 2017)

Food Security

To provide a unique crop yield data set that spans the twentieth century for many of the world's major bread baskets.

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