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Library Stats Databases
Statista This link opens in a new window
Statista.com, by Statista, Inc. provides data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources, categorized into 21 market sectors. Statista.com provides quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas.
ICPSR This link opens in a new window
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research. Although most datasets are related to the social and behavioral sciences, there are many datasets about environmental issues, especially if they relate to US federal law.
Historical Statistics of the United States This link opens in a new window
Complete text of the 5 volume Millennial edition, 2006. Provides data in electronic format useful for statistical analysis.
Online Datasets and Statistics
Data from the US Census. Demographics, population characteristics, local issues, and more.
Data | US Geological Survey
Search by topic (such as Coasts, Natural Hazards, or Water) or by search term (such as Delmarva, Assateague, or Eastern Shore).
The US Geological Survey is also a great government agency to find articles and reports.
UN Stats Environment
Browse by topic to find broad data at the country level.
The World Bank
Data from world governments and NGOs. Browse by country, indicator, or keyword.
Maryland GIS Data
Environmental maps and datasets from Maryland.gov.
One-stop-shop for publicly available data from the US Government and various government agencies. It has over 300,000 datasets in agriculture, business, climate, education, science, and much more. Refine the dataset options using filters - topic, dataset type, tags, format, organizations, and publisher.