Combined datasets from the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota and McGill University related to global crop production. This work comes largely through the Jonathan Foley and Navin Ramankutty labs. See Foley et al. (2011) for an idea of how the data has already been used.


A project dedicated to collecting and distributing census data from around the world. Primary goals:

  • Collect and preserve data and documentation
  • Harmonize data
  • Disseminate the data absolutely free!

Note: The Terra Populus project relies on the data through IPUMS International to build their datasets of integrated population and environmental data.


A new (2012), National Science Foundation funded data source integrating population and environmental data with added comparability over time.