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Data and Observation 

Earthwatch Strategy

Strategies for the development and implementation of environmental observation, assessment and reporting.

Earthwatch Strategic Framework for Environmental Observing, Assessment and Reporting

UNEP Environmental Observing and Assessment Strategy

Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS)

G3OS

GCOS
GOOS
GTOS
Sponsors Group for G3OS
IGOS
GOSIC
Further information on G3OS
Meeting Reports

GEO Data Portal

The GEO Data Portal, launched in May 2002, 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.

United Nations Statistical Databases

Millennium Country Profiles
United Nations Common Database
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics (MBS)
Population and Vital Statistics

FAOSTAT

FAOSTAT is an on-line and multilingual databases currently containing over 1 million time-series records covering international statistics.

The WorldBank online Databases

Data Query
WDI Online
GDF Online

UNEP GEMS/WATER Programme

The GEMS/Water programme is a multi-faceted water science programme oriented towards understanding freshwater quality issues throughout the world.

Remote Sensing

Some UN agencies have remote sensing programmes offering interesiting earth observatiion products.

WRI EarthTrends - The Environmental Information Portal

Based on the World Resources Report series, several data tables accessible through the EarthTrends portal.

 

 

 

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