Public Data Package 2017—Download Free

Global Footprint Network’s National Footprint Accounts 2017 Public Data Package is provided at no charge to academics, educators, NGOs, the media, and private and public analysts, as long as they register and clearly indicate and acknowledge the source in every public use of the data. Our data also can be downloaded in other forms through our Ecological Footprint Explorer open data platform, at data.footprintnetwork.org, and advanced data users can download our data at data.world/footprint.

The Public Data Package contains the following:

  • 2013 Ecological Footprint and biocapacity results for all countries included in National Footprint Accounts 2017 Edition.
  • Graphics of time-trend (1961-2013) Ecological Footprint and biocapacity results for each country
  • Global Footprint and biocapacity time series results and graphs (global overshoot, Human Development Index-Footprint graph, and ecological deficit/reserve map)
  • List of data quality scores for each country
  • Scientific and Editorial Review Policy

The data download will require you to agree with basic usage terms, as indicated in the click-through process.

For more extensive data requests or any questions about the license terms, please contact data@footprintnetwork.org.

 

By clicking on the “I agree” button below, you agree to the terms of the following Data Licensing Agreement.

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT NETWORK TERMS OF USE:You may use the Public Data Package for learning, research, educational and similar purposes, subject to these terms of use and the additional policies, terms and conditions accompanying or referenced in the applicable Data Package(s) as may be updated from time-to-time by Global Footprint Network upon notice to you (collectively the “Data License Agreement”).PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. All right, title and interest in and to the Data Package(s) (including the data, graphs, and content therein and all intellectual property rights relating thereto) are the sole and exclusive property of Global Footprint Network. Your use of the Data Package is subject to your compliance with the Data License Agreement. You agree that you will not remove or obscure any copyright or other notices or legends relating to the Data Package or authorize or permit a third party to use the Data Package. References to a Data Package include, individually and collectively, all data, graphs, content, and other information therein.

CITATIONS. You must cite all Global Footprint Network related data, graphs, and content (or any copy of all or a portion thereof) you make available to a third party or publish as being copyrighted and proprietary to Global Footprint Network and used by you under license. In addition, you must cite any summary, improvement, derivative work, or analysis you make in connection with the Data Package as including (or based upon, as applicable) Global Footprint Network proprietary information. You may only use such copies, summaries, improvements, derivative works, or other modifications for your purposes (which may include publications that comply with applicable Global Footprint Network’s policies and guidelines made known to you). You must all also inform all applicable third parties that they may only use such copies, summaries, improvements, derivative works, or other modifications consistent with the Data License Agreement.

Please include the following notice on any copy (in whole or in part) of Global Footprint Network data or graphs published or made publicly available by you, unless otherwise directed by Global Footprint Network:

“© Global Footprint Network 2017. National Footprint Accounts, 2017 Edition. Licensed and provided solely for informational purposes. Contact Global Footprint Network at footprintnetwork.org to obtain more information.”

You will also comply with the following publishing guidelines and restrictions:

  • All graphs will contain the applicable notice described above.
  • You may publish up to thirty [30] data points without any further permission from Global Footprint Network if you comply with the notice described above and the other provisions of this Data License Agreement.
  • If you would like to publish more than thirty [30] data points, you must obtain Global Footprint Network’s prior written permission in addition to complying with the notice and other requirements of this Data License Agreement. Please contact Global Footprint Network at data@footprintnetwork.org for such permission.
  • When publishing, please ensure accurate use and description of the terms “Ecological Footprint,” “biocapacity,” “global hectares” and other relevant terms and concepts by referencing the guidance from Global Footprint Network’s online Glossary, FAQ, Footprint Science as well as the Methodology paper.
  • If you are planning to submit work based on any data contained in the Data Package to a journal or publicly releasing any such work, you must notify Global Footprint Network in advance for permission. Global Footprint Network reserves the right to conduct a scientific and editorial review of the represented Footprint results, unless it expressly waives such right. Should Global Footprint Network deem the representation inadequate, Global Footprint Network may charge you fees for this review at its then current rate, which is $155 per hour as of January 1, 2015. You will pay these fees before publishing the work, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

DISCLAIMERS. Although Global Footprint Network uses reasonable efforts to provide reliable and accurate data, graphs, and content, all data, graphs, and content are provided AS-IS. Global Footprint Network does not make or provide any representation or warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Global Footprint Network also disclaims any and all implied warranties, including without limitation non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge and agree that Global Footprint Network may provide you alternative or corrected data if and to the extent any material errors or omissions are identified. You will use that corrected data thereafter and destroy any incorrect data as directed by Global Footprint Network.

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TERMINATION. Global Footprint Network may terminate your license to use this Data Package upon notice if it determines or suspects, in its sole discretion, that your use of the Data Package breaches the Data License Agreement.

MISCELLANEOUS. This Data License Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Data License Agreement to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent, and the remainder of the Data License Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. This Data License Agreement constitutes the terms between Global Footprint Network and you. This Data License Agreement supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, agreements and understandings between Global Footprint Network and you arising out of the subject matter hereof. A printed version of these terms of use shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings.

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