Statistics for "water" from different national and international sources.
- Statistical Abstract
Offers several charts / data on Water, Water Use and Quality. Text at bottom of charts includes original data source, which often provides much more data. TIP: type statab in search box to limit results to this book.
- USGS Water Use in the United States
See also the USGS Real-Time Water Data Retrival maps on the left side of the page
- Climate Data Online (CDO), National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
Includes maps of preciptation, temperature, and more. NCDC is for climate data that already happened.
- National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD), National Weather Service
Current and forecasting data. Probably the data source for windmap.
Fancy Google Searches
- site:gov "water consumption" chart
- site:edu library water data
- site:gov rainfall filetype:xls
- Poke around Google's Advanced Search options
Search / browse U.S. government links to key information, a government agency index, and topical list of available resources. ... "water use" …
Search multiple UN statistical databases covering agriculture, crime, education, energy, environment, health, industry, information & communication technology, population, and trade. See results for water.
For help with GIS data
Make an appointment with Amanda Henley, Geographic Information Systems Librarian at Davis Library.
Scholarly & Popular Articles
- Academic Search Complete
The Google of academia: scholarly & popular articles on any topic.
- Business Source Complete
Business articles (scholarly & popular), company research, industry & market research reports, and more
- Google Scholar demystified
Stephanie's thoughts on Google Scholar, plus links to use it in conjunction with Find@UNC.
- America's Newspapers
Over 900 US newspapers and some TV news transcripts
- LexisNexis News
National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current. ... more news resources ...
Even More Fun Stuff
- AP Images
Includes graphics created by the Associated Press in addition to millions of photographs from the 1880s to now. Click on Recent US News or AP Science from the left navigation menu to browse.
- International Statistics
Lots of resources for finding economic statistics from around the world. See especially the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the World Bank.