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The Environmental Data Initiative is an example of a repository of well-documented environmental and ecological data. It is included in a DataONE search, but provides more search granularity. EDI is a NSF-funded project to make ecological data easier to find and re-use.
From within ArcGIS Online, when you add data to a map, you can search the entire ArcGIS repository of data uploaded by community users. Be sure to pay attention to authorship and read metadata because quality varies!
A collaboration between the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and U.S. Department of the Interior wildland fire management programs to provide geo-spatial data for planning, management, and operations.
A list of all of the repositories that contribute to DataONE. Sometimes it is better to search in a small repository because there will be more ways to filter and more coherent context. This list is a good starting place to find repositories of environmental data.
Search re3data by broad topic of data you are interested in. In class I'll use the example of ice. Discover small and large repositories and web sites that produce data, where you can search in more detail.