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Climate Data

Surface data

BADC The British Atmospheric Data Centre
CRU Climatic Research Unit
ECA&D European Climate Assessment & Dataset project
ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
GEOSS The Global Earth Observation System of Systems
GCOS Global Climate Observing System
GHCN Global Historical Climatology Network
GCMD (NASA) Global Change Master Discovery
GOSIC The Global Observing Systems Information Center
GSOD Global Summary Of the Day (NOAA)
IGRA Integrated Global Radiosondes Archive
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
KNMI Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
NCDC National Climate Data Center
NCEP/NCAR NOAA/ESRL Physical Sciences Division
PRUDENCE project Prediction of Regional scenarios and Uncertainties for Defining EuropeaN Climate change risks and Effects
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme (Global Environment Outlook)
WMO-CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability project
WMO MEDARE The MEditerranean climate DAta REscue WMO Initiative
WorldCLIM Global Climate Data_WorldCLIM (data for ArcGIS)
WRI EarthTrends Environmantal Information

Satellite data

BSRN Baseline Surface Radiation Network Observations for shortwave and longwave radiation fluxes
EUMETSAT European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
NESDIS The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
REVERB/ECHO Reverb metadata and service discovery tool (NASA)
WIST The Warehouse Inventory Search Tool (NASA)

Air pollutants / emissions / ozone / aerosols

AERONET AErosol RObotic NETwork program (NASA)
CDIAC Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
EMEP European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme
GEIA-ACCENT The Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA)
Atmospheric Composition Change: the European Network
NCAR-ACD NCAR  Atmospheric Chemistry Division
WDCGG World Data Centre for Greenhouse Gases Measurements of greenhouse and related trace gas species (WMO)
WRI Earth trends The Environmental Information Portal
WOUDC World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre (WMO)

Ocean data

GOOS Global Ocean Observing System

Terrestial data

GTOS Global Terrestial Observing System also

Proxies and reconstructions / indirect data

ACRE Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth
CLIWOC Climatological Database for the World's Oceans 1750-1850
GCMD Global Change Master Discovery (NASA)

Climate extreme indices

CLIVAR/ETCCDI CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) project Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices
ECA&D European Climate Assessment & Dataset project
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