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Sustainability at Fresno State: Information and Data

Information and Data for CSM-BOND from the Sustainability at Fresno State webpage


Results of Fresno State's first AASHE STARS reporting can be found here.

Visit AASHE to learn more about the program.

We encourage all campus members to join AASHE. It is free, with membership giving access to members-only resources. 
Use these Instructions to become a member of AASHE and gain free access to sustainability resources!

Check out AASHE's Hubpage for more sustainability resources by sector, or check out resources based on you!


We are actively contributing to frameworks that help assess sustainability (i.e., AASHE STARS), while also developing regional and local "data collaboratories" that will help collate and archive sustainability-related data, with an overarching goal of making data as easily accessible and actionable for all members of the community (i.e., SB1755).

Pioneer efforts are being done by DataOne, as they currently have one of the best interoperable curation efforts funded by the Sloan Foundation. 
While our own data collaboratory is in development, see the Data Links tab, for some of the data resources we use and might be helpful across a variety of sustainability-related topics.

General Data

City of Fresno Data Hub
CSU Scholarworks
Henry Madden Library Geospatial Information Services
Tracking California Maps & Data

Environmental Data

CalVTP Treatable Landscapes CAL FIRE
California Data Exchange Center (CDEC)    California Department of Water Resources
CalEnviroScreen   California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Urban Tree Canopy in California   USDA Forest Service
CARB Pollution Mapping Tool    California Air Resources Board
Climate Central
EPA EnviroAtlas
EPA Climate Change Indicators
Global Fire Emissions Database
Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics
USDA Web Soil Survey
Urban Tree Canopy  USDA Forest Service
US Drought Monitor, California
USGS ScienceBase
WorldView NASA EarthData

Air Quality Data

Air Quality at Fresno State
AirNow Fire and Smoke Map
California Climate Investment Calculators  California Air Resources Board
EnviroAtlas US EPA
EPA Green Book Data Download: National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)
Purple Air
Real Time Air Advisory Network (RAAN).  San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
Urban Tree Canopy in California  USDA Forest Service

Socio-Economic Data

Annual Homeless Assessment Reports (AHAR)  US Housing and Urban Development
Central Valley Housing Data Repository

Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool  US Council on Environmental Quality
PolicyMap (via Fresno State Library's Link)
Regional Opportunity Index UC Davis Center for Regional Change
Social Explorer (via Fresno State Library's Link)
UC Berkeley Environmental Economics and Policy
US Census data at

Energy Data

California Energy Commission
CARB Pollution Mapping Tool    California Air Resources Board
Carbon Pricing Connect
CSU Energy Dashboards
US Electricity Data   US Energy Information Agency

Food and Agricultural Data

UC Berkeley Environmental Economics and Policy
USDA Food Environment Atlas
USDA Web Soil Survey

Health Data

Biomonitoring California (website)
CalEnviroScreen 3.0 (website)
California’s Health and Human Services Open Data Portal
California Healthy Places Index (HPI)

Climate Change & Health Equity: CalBRACE Adaption Toolkit California Department of Public Health
Data and Statistics  California Department of Public Health
EPA CompTox Chemicals Dashboard 
Fresno State Library Public Health Resources Guide
Let's Get Healthy California

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tracking California Maps & Data
USDA Food Environment Atlas

Transportation Data

Demographic Data Fresno Council of Governments Regional Data Center
Street Story (UC Berkeley SafeTREK)
Sustainable Transportation at Fresno State  (2015 Active Transportation Plan)
Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) UC Berkeley


Electronic Waste at Fresno State
Fresno County GIS Portal
Waste Management at Fresno State

Water and Groundwater Data

California Data Exchange Center (CDEC) California Department of Water Resources
California Statewide Groundwater Elevation Monitoring System (CASGEM) California Department of Water Resource
California Groundwater Ambient Monitoring and Assessment Program (GAMA) State Water Resources Control Board
California Household Water Supply Shortage Reporting System (MyDryWell)  California Department of Water Resources
College of Water Informatics (CoWI)  State Water Resources Control Board
Well Completion Report Map Application California Department of Water Resources
Drinking Water at Fresno State: Consumer Confidence Report
EPA EnviroAtlas
EPA Water Data and Tools
EPA Watershed Index Online (WSIO)
Human Right To Water Data Tool (CalHRTW 1.0) California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
NASA Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO)
Storm Water at Fresno State
US Drought Monitor, California
USGS Central Valley Hydrologic Model (CVHM)
USGS Repositories and Well Data

Weather and Climate Data

Adaptation Clearinghouse  California, Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Cal-Adapt (peer-reviewed climate change impact data)
California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)  California Department of Water Resources
EPA Climate Change Indicators
EPA EnviroAtlas

EPA Measuring Heat islands (air and surface temperatures)

NOAA Climate Data Online
NASA Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO)

Documents and Publications

Interdisciplinary Sustainability at Fresno State Wilhite and Weinman, 2018 ABAI Abstracts and Presentations 
Equal Measure Report
Promoting Postsecondary STEM Success. Leveraging Evidence-Based Practice,
        Community, and Systems of Support at California State University, Fresno
. 2018.

CSU Sustainability Report

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