A free, open-source tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization in the framework of the FAO - Google partnership. Created to support countries, researchers, farmers and members of the general public with internet access to monitor their land in an easy, integrated and multi-temporal manner. Allows users to visualize, process and analyze satellite imagery and global datasets on climate, vegetation, fires, biodiversity, geo-social and other topics. Users need no prior knowledge of remote sensing or Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
The GDACS provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters and tools to facilitate response coordination, including media monitoring, map catalogues and the Virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre. The service is provided by UN OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) in cooperation with the European Union.
The UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Register of Conventional Arms includes data provided by states on arms transfers as well as information on military holdings, procurement through national production and relevant policies.
The Central Data Repository of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) holds centralized data of public and private information on marine mineral resources acquired from various institutions worldwide. Includes graphical interface with map of the seabed of the world's oceans.
This resource provided by the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) is intended for peacemaking professionals. It includes an extensive database of peace agreements, guidance material, and information on the UN’s mediation support services.
The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal is a resource developed by UNOOSA (UN Office for Outer Space Affairs). It is the United Nations Platform for Space-Based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response.
Database provided by the UN Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) in cooperation with the UN Statistics Division. It is a multilingual, multiscriptual geo-referenced geographical names database containing authoritative information on country and place names worldwide.
UNOSAT, the UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme, prepares maps, analytical reports and datasets in support of international humanitarian assistance operations to respond to crises caused by natural disasters, conflict and other complex emergencies.