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Public Health: Environmental Sciences and Engineering

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Core Resources

Enviromental Databases

Enviromental Statistics (United States)

Energy Information Administration

Annual Energy Review
The Annual Energy Review (AER) reports historical annual energy statistics.
Monthly Energy Review
The Monthly Energy Review (MER) covers recent energy statistics.

Environmental Protection Agency

Envirofacts provides a single point of access to select U.S. EPA environmental data.
The AirData Web site gives you access to air pollution data for the entire United States. AirData produces reports and maps of air pollution data based on criteria that you specify.

National Agricultural Statistics Service

NASS Data and Statistics

Census of Agriculture

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Gathers worldwide environmental data about the oceans, earth, air, space, and sun and their interactions to describe and predict the state of the physical environment.

Natural Hazards Statistics
Statistical information on fatalities, injuries and damages caused by weather related hazards.

Fisheries Statistics Division
The Fisheries Statistics Division collects data and coordinates information and research programs to support the science-based stewardship of the nation's living marine resources.

National Climatic Data Center
NCDC is the world's largest active archive of weather data.

Monthly Climatic Data for the World
Monthly issues contains monthly mean temperature, pressure, precipitation, vapor pressure, and sunshine for approximately 2,000 surface data collection stations worldwide and monthly mean upper air temperatures, dew point depressions, and wind Velocities for approximately 500 observing sites. (1948-Present)

Weather/Climate Data and Products
Links to additional publications/data

National Oceanographic Data Center
The NODC archives and distributes global oceanographic data and information.

National Geophysical Data Center
NGDC provides stewardship, products and services for geophysical data describing the solid earth, marine, and solar-terrestrial environment, as well as earth observations from space.

Natural Resources Conservation Service

State of the Land
This site provides data and analysis on land use, soil erosion, water quality, wetlands, and other issues regarding the conservation and use of natural resources. Maintained by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
National Resources Inventory
A statistical survey of land use and natural resource conditions and trends on U.S. non-Federal lands.

U.S. Fire Administration

Fire Statistics
This page contains statistics on fires that occur in the United States and analytical and topical reports that describe the national fire problem. Also included are statistics related to firefighters and fire departments.

Additional fire statistics available from the National Fire Protection Association.

U.S. Geological Survey

State Minerals Statistics and Information

Water Resources of the United States
Current and historical water resources data and maps.

Engineering Databases

Patents and Standards