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Environmental Studies: Data Sources

Social and Demographic Data

Environmental Data

Economic Data

International Data

Strategies for Finding Statistics & Data

Strategy # 1 Go to the source

Who cares enough about this topic that they would gather this data?  Is it a government agency? A private company?

  • Try a site search: 


Strategy #2 Check out library resources

Strategy #3 Follow the breadcrumbs

Look for citations, footnotes, tables, and other data sources in your readings

  • Look for articles using the many resources provided in Find Sources on this guide
  • The results list in Environment Complete and similar databases will include links to images, charts, tables, and statistics. You don't even need to open the article to view them.





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