The ENVIREM dataset v1.0 is a set of 16 climatic and 2 topographic variables that can be used in modeling species' distributions. The strengths of this dataset include their close ties to ecological processes, and their availability at a global scale, at several spatial resolutions, and for several time periods. The underlying temperature and precipitation data that went into their construction comes from the WorldClim dataset ( www.worldclim.org), and the solar radiation data comes from the Consortium for Spatial Information ( www.cgiar-csi.org). The data are compatible with and expand the set of variables from WorldClim v1.4 ( www.worldclim.org).
For more information, please visit the project website: envirem.github.io
Title, P. O. and Bemmels, J. B. (2018), ENVIREM: an expanded set of bioclimatic and topographic variables increases flexibility and improves performance of ecological niche modeling. Ecography, 41: 291-307. http://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02880