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  • EM-DAT : The international disaster database

    EM-DAT contains essential core data on the occurrence and effects of over 18,000 mass disasters in the world from 1900 to present.

  • European Environmental Agency

    European environmental datasets, maps, charts and applications.

  • European Topic Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production

    Comparable data and information on resource and waste management.

  • Greenhouse Gas Inventory Data

    The UNFCCC data interface provides a vast multitude of data. Data can be displayed for individual Parties or groups of Parties, for different greenhouse gases or for their sum, and in varying degrees of detail.

  • Rimfrost

    Temperature development on earth the last 250 years, CO2 emissions since 1950 for 150 contries, Ice data time series for harbours, rivers and lakes on three continents.

  • The World's Water

    Information on the world's freshwater resources.

  • UNEP Environmental Data Explorer

    The database holds more than 500 different variables, as national, subregional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP.

  • World Resources Institute

    WRI is a global environmental think tank. Available datasets: international GHG emissions, UNFCCC submissions, indicators of vulnerability and adaptation


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  • Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

    Information on the status of, and threats to, the Arctic environment.

  • ArcticStat

    ArcticStat is a permanent, public and independent statistical database dealing with the countries, regions and populations of the Circumpolar Arctic.

  • Governor of Svalbard

    The Governor of Svalbard is the Norwegian government's supreme representative in the archipelago.

  • NILU polar portal

    NILU monitors a comprehensive set of atmospheric parameters at the three polar observatories.

  • Norwegian Polar Institute

    The Norwegian Polar Institute is active within the fields of scientific research, mapping and environmental monitoring in the Arctic and Antarctica.

  • Store Norske Group

    Store Norske operates coal mines on Svalbard.

  • UNIS - The University Centre in Svalbard

    The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world's northernmost institution for higher education and research, located in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.

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