- Plant Databases

- Plant trait databases

  • TRY-DB - plant traits database
  • Kew SID - Kew seed information database
- Fossil databases

- Ecological Datasets

- GIS Tutorials

- Base maps

- Climate
  • Global climatologies for bioclimatic modelling: CliMod
  • Global potential evapotranspiration (Global-PET) and aridity index (Global-Aridity)
  • Bioclimatic variables for mapping species distributions: Bioclim
  • Global climate change scenarios 10 minute grid: 1901-2000
- Soil
  • FAO Spatial Geonetwork
  • Harmonized World Soil Database IIASA
  • Global Soil Regions Map: FAO-UNESCO
  • Global Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, Water profile: IGBP-DIS
  • Global Soil Organic Carbon, Moisture, pH, Potential Evapo-transpiration: SAGE
  • Soil and Terrain Database for Latin America and the Caribbean: SOTERLAC
  • Global soil, climate, carbon, vegetation, canopy, wetland, geochemistry: ORLN DAAC
  • Global soil water balance (GSWB)
  • SoilGrids

- Topographic maps

- Global seismic dataset

Rainfall and flooding

  • Global rainfall and flooding: TRMM

Landcover map

Satellite imagery


  • Global scale mapping of canopy height and biomass in 3D: Lidar       
- River, stream, water-related
- DEM (Digital Elevation Model)

- Basemaps

- Biodiversity datasets

- Online tools
  • Taxonomic Name Resolution Service(TNRS): Standardizing plant names taxonomy datasets
- Python-related

Online datasets

- Bibliography manager


    +R basics
    +R tutorials
    +R graphics and labels
    +R in vegetation analysis
    +R spatial analyses and maps
    +R and phylogenetic analyses
-Web Utilities
  • convert json file to csv: https://json-csv.com/
  • compress image: https://tinypng.com/
  • convert to PDF: https://convertio.co/epub-pdf/
  • convert PDF to Excel: https://www.pdftoexcel.com/,  https://smallpdf.com/pdf-to-excel
  • OCR for image/PDFs to text: http://www.onlineocr.net/