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2005 Environmental Sustainability Index files - 4 views

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    Files associated with 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index. From site: "The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index benchmarks the ability of nations to protect the environment over the next several decades. It does so by integrating 76 data sets -tracking natural resource endowments, past and present pollution levels, environmental management efforts, and a society's capacity to improve its environmental performance -into 21 indicators of environmental sustainability." | GIS_Data>ENVSData>Other_Sites>Global>Global_ESI>CNTRY02_ESI05 (Jim Proctor Fall 2008).
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2005 Environmental Sustainability Index data - 2 views

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    PDF file describing data used for the 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index, including overview of all variables, measurement information, and summaries by country. From site: "The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index benchmarks the ability of nation to protect the environment over the next several decades. It does so by integrating 76 data sets -tracking natural resource endowments, past and present pollution levels, environmental management efforts, and a society's capacity to improve its environmental performance -into 21 indicators of environmental sustainability." | GIS_Data>ENVSData>Other_Sites>Global>Global_ESI>CNTRY02_ESI05 (Jim Proctor Fall 2008)
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2005 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) - 12 views

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    Website providing background on 2005 EVI; useful to interpret GIS data. From site: "A vulnerability index for the natural environment, the basis of all human welfare, has been developed by the South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and their partners. The index was developed through consultation and collaboration with countries, institutions and experts across the globe. This index is designed to be used with economic and social vulnerability indices to provide insights into the processes that can negatively influence the sustainable development of countries." | GIS_Data>ENVSData>Other_Sites>Global>Global_EVI>CNTRY_02_EVI_04 (Jim Proctor, Fall 2008).
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    More info on EVI now available at http://www.vulnerabilityindex.net/.
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2005 Environmental Vulnerability Index indicators - 9 views

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    General PDF file describing variables (indicators) used in 2005 Environmental Vulnerability Index; unfortunately variable names in our GIS shapefile are not included here and must be intuited from longer descriptions | GIS_Data>ENVSData>Other_Sites>Global_EVI>CNTRY_02_EVI_04 (Jim Proctor, Fall 2008).
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    More info on EVI now available at http://www.vulnerabilityindex.net/.
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2006 Environmental Performance Index data - 4 views

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    PDF file providing overview of data used for 2006 Environmental Performance Index, including raw values for included countries and brief descriptions of how data were collected/measured. From site: "By identifying specific targets for environmental performance and measuring how close each country comes to these established goals, the Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides benchmarks for current national pollution control and natural resource management results. The issue-by-issue and aggregate rankings facilitate cross-country comparisons both globally and within relevant peer groups.…The EPI centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health and (2) protecting ecosystem vitality." | GIS_Data>ENVSData>Other_Sites>Global>Global_EPI>CNTRY_EPI_joined (Jim Proctor Fall 2008).
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    More recent 2010 EPI data and reports at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/es/epi/.
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2006 Environmental Performance Index files - 6 views

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    All files associated with draft 2006 Environmental Performance Index, for which data available via ENVS GIS server. From site: "By identifying specific targets for environmental performance and measuring how close each country comes to these established goals, the Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides benchmarks for current national pollution control and natural resource management results. The issue-by-issue and aggregate rankings facilitate cross-country comparisons both globally and within relevant peer groups.…The EPI centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health and (2) protecting ecosystem vitality." | GIS_Data>ENVSData>Other_Sites>Global>Global_EPI>CNTRY_EPI_joined (Jim Proctor, Fall 2008).
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    More recent 2010 EPI data and reports at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/es/epi/.
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World Resource Institute's Database of Kenyan GIS Data - 1 views

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    The database has data in the areas of population, poverty, land cover, land form, base data, elevation, rainfall, biodiversity, wildlife, tourism, water, irrigation, hydropower, other data (biomass, water distribution, market centers, and charcoal sources). No account needed.
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Geocommunity Kenya GIS Database - 0 views

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    Geocommunity has free, downloadable data in the areas of administrative, political boundaries, DEMs, geologic, hydrography, land use/land cover, place name gazetteer, transportation, and utilities. This data can be found at the national level. Use the LCENVS account. All data is downloaded in the E00 format.
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Geocommunity Tanzania GIS Database - 0 views

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    Geocommunity has free, downloadable data in the areas of administrative, political boundaries, DEMs, geologic, hydrography, land use/land cover, place name gazetteer, transportation, and utilities. This data can be found at the national level. Use the LCENVS account. All data is downloaded in the E00 format.
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WMS Server List - 2 views

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    A catalog containing hundreds of WMS servers; WMS URL is linked to each.. A bit difficult to browse, but a lot of good layers for sites in the US and abroad. New list at OGC-Services.NET appears to be incomplete. (Jim P., July 2009)
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NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC - Interactive Map Services - 0 views

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    National Geophysical Data Center WMS (and other format) themes, generally with global extent (some restricted to U.S.). WMS URL is easy to obtain by clicking "wms" button next to each theme. (Jim P., July 2009)
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WMS Links into the GIDB Portal - 5 views

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    Over 1000 WMS themes, most restricted to the U.S. (many for specific counties) but some international. The WMS URL is plainly given for each theme. (Jim P., July 2009)
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Spatial Data | DIVA-GIS - 5 views

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    Basic but useful data for all countries, plus links to climate, species, elevation, and satellite data, all downloadable for free in ESRI shapefile format (also for use with their DIVA-GIS software). (Jim Proctor, October 2009)
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AfricaMap - Harvard - 0 views

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    Interactive mapping interface with links to data download from multiple sources. I found some download links to be more understandable than others. (Jim Proctor, Oct 2009)
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Natural Earth - 0 views

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    "Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with GIS software"
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GIS 4 All - 0 views

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    A good collection of international GIS resources, courtesy of the University of California, San Diego. (Peter Vidito, Summer 2010)
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Welcome to the Quantum GIS Project - 0 views

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    "Quantum GIS is an open-source GIS system that provides a continously growing number of capabilities provided by core functions and plugins. You can visualize, manage, edit, analyse data, and compose printable maps." (Peter Vidito, Summer 2010)
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Wiki.GIS.com - 0 views

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    "Wiki.GIS.com is a resource for all GIS-related information. Wiki.GIS.com seeks to involve the visitor or contributor in an ongoing process of creation and collaboration. Any content that is contributed to wiki.GIS.com should be thought of as a work in progress. This wiki site is meant to be a repository for all terms and any content that is related to GIS. Anyone can add pages, make edits, or contribute at whatever level deemed necessary. This allows wiki.GIS.com to remain full of fresh and updated information concerning the world of GIS." (Peter Vidito, Summer 2010)
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indiemapper - Free yourself from GIS - 0 views

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    "Indiemapper is a Web-based app that loads geo-data, allows custom control over mapmaking, and exports static maps in vector and raster formats." (Peter Vidito, Summer 2010)
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Software | AAG - 0 views

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    Links to various GIS software packages, courtesy of the Association of American Geographers. (Peter Vidito, Summer 2010)
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