Useful data


A growing reviewed collection of useful sources, datasets and data repositories on EU affairs

The latest Useful data:

Country Maps with Administrative Areas (GADM)

Monday 19 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The GADM project provides spatial data for countries and their geographical administrative sub-divisions for academic and non-commercial use.


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body created to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change, its implications and potential future risks.


Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC)

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

CMCC informs and facilitates the dialogue between scientists, decision makers and the general public to support decisions and actions for the society and environment, providing data and models on climate change.


The International Disaster Database

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The International Disaster Database provides data, trends and maps on natural and technological disasters to assist humanitarian action at both national and international levels


Share of energy from renewable sources

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Where do European countries stand in terms of renewable energies? 


Animal production in Europe (Eurostat)

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

How has animal production in Europe evolved over the past several decades?


Global wealth and income inequality

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Over the past fifteen years, thanks to a growing interest in the evolution of global wealth and income inequality, there has been a growing body of scientific literature. 


Changes in glacier elevation and mass since 1850

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The evolution of the mass or elevation of glaciers is a natural and reliable indicator of climate change. Changes that have a direct impact on sea level.


Global sea level from 1993 to today

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Thanks to a large number of reference satellites, it is now possible to measure long-term sea level changes.


Crowdsourcing on food products

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Open Food Facts is a collaborative project that lists food products from around the world.