Data Sources



National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation is an independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through programs that invest over $3.3 billion per year in almost 20,000 research and education projects in science and engineering.

Website: www.nsf.gov


FedStats

More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Inter-agency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.

Website: www.fedstats.gov


Economy.com

Economy.com’s FreeLunch provides with free access to over 1,000,000 economic and financial data series.

Website: www.economy.com


Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network

CIESIN was established in 1989 as a non-profit, non-governmental organization to provide information that would help scientists, decision-makers, and the public better understand their changing world. CIESIN specializes in global and regional network development, science data management, decision support, and training, education and technical consultation services. CIESIN is the World Data Center A (WDC-A) for Human Interactions in the Environment.

Website: www.ciesin.org