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How to search and filter TheThirdPole's environmental database

There are a two main ways you can find data using this web. If you know what you are looking for, you can simply type in your query into the search box.

If you aren’t sure exactly what you are looking fo, or are interested to browsing the catalogue of data you can sort the database.

Layers can be sorted by topic, organisation, or location by selecting a check box on the sidebar.

TopicOrganization (Data Provider)Location
  •  Administrative Catagories
  •  Basin Boundaries
  • Cryosphere
  •  Deltas and Coasts
  •  Floods and Natural Disasters
  •  River Water Flow (discharge)
  •  Sanitation
  •  Surface Water Quality
  •  Water Infrastructure
  •  Water Usage / Utilization
  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Cambodia
  • China (Tibetan Plateau),
  • India
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam


Each time you add a new filter, the results will be narrowed to match the criteria you specified. This means that checking multiple boxes will produce a dataset that matches all the criteria you have selected.