European Union (EU) Copernicus

Copernicus Global Land Cover

Land cover data from the Copernicus Land Cover viewer. Data Commons currently includes observations for US states and counties.

Citation for Use.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

National Risk Index

Data Commons includes relative measures of risk from the 18 natural hazards included in the study for counties and census tracts, as well as annual expected loss figures in USD from individual hazards and in aggregate. This study and associated data are released with this disclaimer.

Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS)

Randolph Glacier Inventory

A global inventory of glaciers, including surface areas.

India Water Resources Information System

The Water Resources Information System (WRIS) is a repository of water resources and related data for India at national, state and district level.

India Water Quality

Water quality data measured at ground and surface water qualiy stations across India providing concentrations of dissolved constituents in water in terms of physical, chemical and biological parameters.

Resources for the Future (RFF)

US County Weather Variability

This dataset includes US county-level historical weather variability expressed as standard deviation, skewness and kurtosis for daily min/max temperature and precipitation. Additionally, it includes statistics for Heavy Precipitation Index and Consecutive Dry Days variables. This data is made available for non-commercial purposes only.

U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Environmental Health Toxicology

Data Commons has imported data on Palmer Drought Severity Index, Standardiazed Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index, Standardized Precipitation Index, Ozone, and PM2.5.

CDC Data Terms of Service.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Air Data

Air quality data collected from outdoor monitors on the county, CBSA, and site monitor level.


Environmental justice mapping tool based on environmental and demographic indicators.

Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

Annual reporting of greenhouse gases from large emission sources.

Superfund Sites

Site contamination data, hazard scores and more.

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U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Atmospheric variables from multiple CMIP5 climate models for the United States.

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Atmospheric variables from multiple CMIP5 climate models for the entire world.

Tech Note.


Atmospheric variables from multiple CMIP6 climate models for the entire world.

Tech Note.

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

International Best Track Archive for Climate Stewardship (IBTrACS)

The IBTrACS project provides tropical cyclone best track data in a centralized location. Data Commons includes cyclone name, start date, end date, max wind speed, minimum pressure, max classification, oceanic basin, and affected places.

National Climatic Data Center Storm Events Database

Occurrence of storms and other significant weather phenomena having sufficient intensity to cause loss of life, injuries, significant property damage, and/or disruption to commerce; rare, unusual, weather phenomena that generate media attention, such as snow flurries in South Florida or the San Diego coastal area; and other significant meteorological events, such as record maximum or minimum temperatures or precipitation that occur in connection with another event.

National Weather Service Use of NOAA/NWS Data and Products Terms of Service.

U.S. National Wildfire Coordinating Group

National Interagency Fire Center Interagency Situation Report - 209 (SIT-209)

Information related to the wildland fire management incidents and resources.

US Forest Service Terms of Service.

United States Geological Service (USGS)

Advanced National Seismic System Comprehensive Earthquake Catalog (ComCat)

Earthquake source parameters (e.g. hypocenters, magnitudes, phase picks and amplitudes) and other products (e.g. moment tensor solutions, macroseismic information, tectonic summaries, maps) produced by contributing seismic networks. Data Commons includes date, time, location, magnitudes, magnitude errors, depth, depth error, and review status of earthquakes of magnitude 3 onwards starting from 1900.

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) - National Federal Codes

Codes, names, coordinates, and more information for all “named physical and cultural geographic features (except roads and highways) of the United States”, maintained by GNIS. Data Commons uses this dataset to build containment relationships between places from the US Census Gazetteer dataset.

USGS Copyrights and Credits Terms of Service.