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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Research Guide | Find Data & Government Reports

Research tips and resource suggestions for research in environmental science.

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Amanda Walch
Raugust Library, Reference & Instruction Office
701-252-3467 ext. 5441

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  • Resources and tips to help you find data and government publications on environmental science topics


Great for an analytical approach to research

Data and statistics are important primary sources of information. Scientists and research organizations share data so that other scholars can use it, analyze it, and draw new conclusions. Government agencies are valuable sources of data and often share raw data in addition to reports and publications based on the data they collect.

Data Sources

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There are many sources of data and statistics available online - try a quick Google search for environmental science data for even more data resources. Just be sure to investigate the source of any data you find!

Government Reports