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Statistics & Data for the Social Sciences: A Guide

Guide to locating data sets commonly used by social scientists and other researchers on a wide range of topics.

U.S. Federal Agencies

The National Climatic, Geophysical, and Oceanographic Data Centers operate under the aegis of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a federal agency under the Department of Commerce.

The EPA is an independent U.S. federal agency, and the USGS is the major scientific research agency under the Department of the Interior.

Louisiana & New Orleans

International Data Sources

Data Archives