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Environmental Data: Finding and Visualizing Licensed Data

Data sets in Quicksearch

Over 17,000 data sets are cataloged in Quicksearch.

To find them, use the Advanced Search option in Books+, set Format to Software & Datasets, and then search by keyword. 

Licensed Economics & Science Data Sources

This is not an exhaustive list of Yale University Library's licensed data sources, only the ones that have to do with business, economics, and the environment. For a more comprehensive list of available licensed data sources, visit the Databases search interface in Quicksearch, and search for "data."

Licensed Software for Visualizing Data

The software listed above enables users to create maps, tables, spreadsheets, and more to visualize social science data. 

Tutorial: finding plant-level data with S&P Global Market Intelligence


1 The first step is to open S&P Global Market Intelligence and click Screener

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2 Click Asset Data

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3 Click the data you would like to explore. For this example, we'll choose Power Plants.

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4 Click Add/Edit Report Fields

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5 Select the attribute data you wish to explore and click the arrow to add the attribute data to your list of selected fields.

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6 Click Apply

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7 Click Run Screen

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8 Scroll up and click Export. You can export the data in a variety of ways.

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9 That's it. You're done.

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Here's an interactive tutorial

Note: You may need to enlarge the tutorial to see the entire slide.

Tip: S&P Market Intelligence has a template library. If you are looking to get FF1 financials for just one company, you can use the FERC Form 1 Financial and Operating Details templates. If you are looking to draw a comparison between a number of companies, use the Peer Comparison. Please note that you will need to get the Market Intelligence Office Excel add-in to be able to update the data in the template.