Resource & Environmental Management Information Resources: Facts & Data

Liaison Librarian
Heather De Forest

Environmental statistics

  • Gateway to Scientific Data (NRC-CISTI): Canadian environmental data from research projects. Categories for the data sets available include forestry, water quantity, marine sciences, agriculture, and more.
  • EarthTrends from the World Resources Institute: Global, regional and country level environmental, social and economic information
  • Atlas of global development: A visual guide to the world's greatest challenges. G 1046 G1 W671 2007
    • Replaces earlier publication: World Bank Atlas (1967-2004 in print: G 1046 G1 W67 and 2004 edition online). Note that much of the data in this atlas is from the World Development Indicators (below).
  • Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators: "Environmental indicators for water quality, air quality, and greenhouse gas emissions... intended to assist those in government responsible for developing policy and measuring performance..."
  • Human Activity and the Environment: Annual Statistics: A "current statistical picture of Canada's environment with special emphasis on human activity and its relationship to natural systems - air, water, soil, plants and animals."
  • BC STATS: Environmental Statistics: Local data from the BC government on topics ranging from air quality to waste management.

General statistics sources with environmental content

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