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Developed by: 
Global Resource Information Database (GRID)
Description: 

The principal aim of DEWA/GRID-Europe is to support environmental decision-making within UNEP, and the UN system as a whole, by generating and disseminating information about the state of the world’s environment in a timely and understandable manner.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.grid.unep.ch/data/links_envt_data_sources.php
Contact person: 
GRID
Contact email: 
infogrid@grid.unep.ch
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
collection of links, environmental data sets, maps, graphs
Developed by: 
Resources for the Future, Climate Advisers, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Description: 

The Forest Carbon Index illuminates the geography of potential forest carbon investments by compiling and mapping quantitative localized data relating to biological, economic, investment, and market readiness conditions.

Profit Potential: Raw profit potential is calculated by subtracting the expected cost of managing a piece of land for forest carbon from expected forest carbon revenues.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.forestcarbonindex.org/
Contact person: 
Climate Advisers
Contact email: 
info@climateadvisers.com
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
maps, policy recommendations, report, contact owner for datasets
Developed by: 
Resources for the Future
Description: 

The Global Adaptation Atlas, an initiative of Resources for the Future’s Center for Climate and Electricity Policy, aims to enable a global community of scientists, policymakers, planners, donors and citizens to visualize what impacts are likely to affect their regions, what responses are underway, and what gaps need to be filled.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.adaptationatlas.org/
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
info@adaptationatlas.org
Type of access: 
open, registration required to save maps, download and upload data
Type of information available online: 
interactive maps, data
Developed by: 
United Nations Environment Program - UNEP
Description: 

The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://geodata.grid.unep.ch
Contact person: 
Jaap van Woerden
Contact email: 
woerden@grid.unep.ch
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
searchable online database, data sets, graphs, maps, tables

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