CIESIN is a distributed, electronic data and information system created to address the information needs of users concerned with understanding global environmental change and sustainable development issues. It includes the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) gateway to an easy-to-use interface for searching, viewing, browsing or ordering data and information.
The Encyclopedia of Earth covers a wide range of earth science topics, from the earth to its natural environments, to water profiles of selected countries. Well-written articles can be browsed alphabetically or by topic.
From NOAA. Paleoclimatology data are derived from natural sources such as tree rings, ice cores, corals, stalagmites, and ocean and lake sediments. These proxy climate data extend the weather and climate information archive by hundreds to millions of years. The data include geophysical or biological measurement time series and some reconstructed climate variables such as temperature and precipitation.
Provides information on Atlantic& Caribbean Hurricanes, as well as those in the Eastern Pacific. Provides links to worldwide tropical cyclone centers. General information on hurricanes, as well as historical information (includes the following:1492-1996 Atlantic Deadliest Hurricanes, 1900-2000 USA Deadliest Hurricanes, Most Expensive, Most Intense, US Strikes by Decade, US Strikes by State).