Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)

Available online: 

Commission for Environmental Cooperation Map Viewer (can download datasets via Viewer)


The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is a collaboration between Canada, Mexico, and the United States of America and "facilitates collaboration and public participation to foster conservation, protection and enhancement of the North American environment for the benefit of present and future generations, in the context of increasing economic, trade, and social links among Canada, Mexico, and the United States." Datasets include continuous North American elevation, land cover, relief, forests, ecoregions, species conservation ranges, and more.

Available Themes: 

Base Maps

Terrestrial Ecosystems

Marine Ecosystems

Pollution and Waste

Human Interference


Data Producer: 

Commission for Environmental Cooperation

Authorized Users: 



Consult the Terms of Use document with each dataset. For additional information on your license rights or for more information regarding a particular dataset, please contact the CEC at

Content last reviewed: March 25, 2021