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When I visit that link, the first option at the top ("Data Product") defaults to inst3_3d_asm_Np, which is atmospheric variables in pressure levels. I suspect you need to change that dropdown option to inst1_2d_asm_Nx, which is surface and near-surface variables. The list is shows me for that option is, DISPH = zero plane displacement height PS = surface ...


You could try building one using a global Digital Elevation Model. There are several freely available like TanDEM-X, SRTM, or ASTER GDEM. You'd have to look for all the pixels containing a negative value. Adjacent negative pixels would give you connected regions below sea level, and you could easily estimate their area just by multiplying the number of ...


For "historical" population data, you can refer to the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), version 4. This dataset makes available estimates of population at ~1 km resolution (30 arc second) for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020. The GPWv4 was also used by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre for the Global Human Settlement project. This ...


You should start with NOAA services. They have a Storm Events Database going back to 1950, where you can do queries for states/counties of interest. If you are more interested in lightning data, they also have some products, including raw data from a private company (you'll need access for this) and freely available derived products.

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