Some of the sites in this group are similar to printed reference books containing organized data on a subject, sometimes with sophisticated search and display options. Others are "no frills" sites with little information about the data or how to use it.
- The IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library
The Data Catalog has been developed by the Climate Group at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. It is both a catalog and a library of datasets, i.e. it both helps you figure out which data you want, and helps you work with the data. The interface llows you to make plots, tables,and files from any dataset.
- Geographic Names Information Service (US)
Searchable geographic name database that provides type of feature (town, river, park, etc.), county, longitude and latitude, USGS topographic map sheet that shows feature and a general Tiger map showing location of feature within the US.
- Global Change Master Directory (NASA)
A comprehensive directory of descriptions of data sets of elevance to global change research. This database includes descriptions of data sets covering climate change, agriculture, the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere & oceans, geology, geography, and human dimensions of global change.
- National Geophysical Data Center
- Tide Predictor
WWW Tide Predictor presents worldwide (strongest coverage for US & Canada) tide predictions in tabular or graphical format adjusted for daylight savings time or UTC starting from the current or a specified date up to one week ahead. Start days for the years 1995-2025.