Other Useful ArcGIS toolboxes and plug-ins

Occurence Data Resources

Georeferencing Info

Georeferencing tools

Terrestrial Worldwide Climate Data Sources

Oceanic and Freshwater Climate Data Sources

Regional Climate Data Sources

Weather Data Sources

  • Daily minimum and maximum temperature, precipitation occurrence and amount, humidity, shortwave radiation, snow water equivalent, and day length: Daymet
  • Monthly min/max temperature and precipitation rasters from GCM predictions for 1950 to 2099 at 30-arcsec (~800 m) resolution for CMIP5 (IPCC 5th Assessment Report, US): NASA NEX-DCP30
  • Monthly climate from 1895 to present (US and Canada): PRISM ( United States | British Columbia)
  • Climate and weather records: CDO (Climate Data Online)

Other GIS Data Sources

Species Distribution Modeling Software

R-packages for Spatial Stats Packages

  • sp – spatial data
  • gstat – kriging, variograms
  • ads – Spatial point patterns analysis
  • ecespa – Functions for spatial point pattern analysis
  • geoRglm – a package for generalized linear spatial models
  • Spatial geostatistics; some geo statistical and radial basis functions, prediction and cross validation; design of optimal spatial sampling networks based on geo-statistical modelling
  • maptools – Tools for reading and handling spatial objects
  • ncf – spatial nonparametric covariance functions
  • glmmBUGS – Generalized Linear Mixed Models and Spatial Models with WinBUGS, BRugs, or
  • OpenBUGS

Other GIS Programs