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Environmental Data: General Information


Welcome to the guide for Environmental Data. Use this research guide to find data (raw and aggregated) related to Environmental Studies and Environmental Science. Some of the data listed here are proprietary, which means you will need to have an active ID to access it. Other data is freely accessible via the Web. If you have any questions about finding data, please contact Rachel Sperling, the Environmental Studies Librarian.

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Data is information, especially facts or numbers, collected to be examined and considered and used to help decision-making, or information in an electronic form that can be stored and used by a computer. (Definition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary.)

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Librarian for Anthropology & Environmental Studies

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Rachel Sperling
Marx Science and Social Science Library