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Climate Change Database Clearinghouse: Miscellaneous Data - Federal


Organization: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) )
Contact: Lola Olsen
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Web address: http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html
Database name: Global Change Master Directory
Description: Our goal is to enable users to locate and obtain access to Earth science data sets and services relevant to global change and Earth science research. The GCMD database holds more than 25,000 descriptions of Earth science data sets and services covering all aspects of Earth and environmental sciences. One can use the search box or select from the available keywords to search for data and services. We encourage your participation in writing and maintaining the information in our databases. You will find authoring tools to assist you. In addition, Subscription services are available to notify you of new entries. The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) International Directory Network (IDN) Interoperability Forum is available to discuss content and database issues.

Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Contact: n/a
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Web address: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/ngdcinfo/onlineaccess.html
Database name: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
Description: web site shows available data to download

Organization: National Park Service (NPS)
Contact: n/a
Email: n/a
Web address: http://www.nps.gov/gis/data_info/
Database name: National Park Service Data Clearinghouse
Description: an assortment of data for national parks (Va: George Washington Memorial Parkway, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Prince William Forest Park)

Organization: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: n/a
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Web address: http://www.census.gov/
Database name: U.S. Census Bureau data
Description: Population, economics, TIGER, etc

Organization: US Climate Change Science Program
Contact: n/a
Email: n/a
Web address: http://www.usgcrp.gov/usgcrp/default.php
Database name: US Global Change Research Program
Description: Agency Data Sets Related to Global Change (available in 2001): http://www.usgcrp.gov/usgcrp/Library/datasets2001/default.htm