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1. IPCC Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) Emissions Scenarios Data Set Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_SRES_EMSC_V11]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) Emissions Scenarios Dataset Version 1.1 consists of 40 global and regional greenhouse gases (GHGs) ...


2. Carbon Sequestration by Switchgrass Managed as an Energy Crop [USDA0395]
The objective of the "Carbon Sequestration by Switchgrass Managed as an Energy Crop" dataset is to monitor carbon sequestration over time in switchgrass and to compare the economic and carbon sequestration ...


3. Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Study, Nebraska [USDA.ARS.SWCRU.CropSysTrial2]
(adapted from Project Summary) PROBLEM: Soil and water conservation concerns have been and continue to be the major driving forces in agricultural production in the western Corn Belt. In addition, ...


4. LBA-ECO ND-04 SECONDARY FOREST CARBON AND NUTRIENT STOCKS, CENTRAL AMAZONIA, BRAZIL [ND04_C_NUTRIENT_STOCKS]
This data set reports the carbon and nutrient stocks of above-ground vegetation and soil pools at three locations where post-pasture secondary forest recovery ranged from 0 to 14 years since abandonment. ...


5. LBA-ECO ND-04 SECONDARY FOREST RECOVERY, STRUCTURE, AND LAI, CENTRAL AMAZONIA, BRAZIL [ND04_SECONDARY_FOREST_RECOVERY]
This data set reports measurements of the canopy and structure of secondary forests regenerating from abandoned pastures. These secondary forests are located in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, along ...


6. Developing Rapid Instrumental Methods for Measurement of Soil Quality Parameters [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.RapidMeasure]
(adapted from project description) Problem: The need to assess impact of conventional and sustainable agricultural practices on soil quality requires development of routine procedures that can rapidly ...


7. Influence of Tillage Management on Soil Quality and Fate of Agricultural Nitrogen [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.TillMngt]
(adapted from project description) Problem: The use of no-tillage cropping systems has increased as their advantages in sustainable crop production have been documented. This includes better maintenance ...


8. Carbon, Nitrogen and Phosphorus Changes in CRP Lands [USDA.ARS.CGPRS.CNPcrp]
(adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Jan 1999 Baltimore, MD) Problem: Marginal, highly erodible croplands have been taken out of production and replanted to grasslands ...


9. Soil Formation and Carbon Accretion in Cradle-knoll Landscapes of Northern Wisconsin [USDA0421]
The purpose of the data in the "Soil Formation and Carbon Accretion in Cradle-knoll Landscapes of Northern Wisconsin" dataset is to estimate the amounts of carbon that are sequestered in the soils ...


10. Mineralization of Organic Nitrogen in Soil Under Plow and No-tillage Management [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.MinOrgN]
(adapted from Project summary) Problem: Cultivation of soils has caused large decreases in content of soil organic matter and this has raised concerns about sustainble use of agricultural lands ...


11. Soil Organic Matter Dynamics in Dryland Cropping Systems in the Central Great Plains [USDA.ARS.CGPRS.OMDryland]
Problem: Soil organic matter (SOM) is important to hoid the soil together, eaSily ihfiitrate water, reduce compaction, and to provide nutrients such as N, P,K, S, and micronutrienis. However, the ...


12. Nutrient availability in an ancient Anthrosol and Ferralsol; Amazon basin-Report [SOIL_AMAZON_CORNELLU]
Plant and Soil 249: 343?357, 2003. COPYRIGHT 2003 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. Nutrient availability and leaching in an archaeological Anthrosol and a Ferralsol of the ...


13. Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics Response to Grazing Management [USDA0071]
Soil carbon and nitrogen parameters collected from soil samples from shortgrass native range pastures grazed under four grazing management schemes and replicate control areas (exclosures where no ...


14. South Dakota Soils Data Set [USDA0131]
The purpose of this dataset is to provide basic soils data for soil series used in South Dakota. Collection Organization: SDAES - South Dakota State University; Plant Science Dept. Collection Methodology: ...


15. Long-term Tillage and Cropping System Effects on Crop Yield and Soil Quality [USDA.ARS.CPCRC.CropSyst]
(adapted from Project Abstract) Problem: Many of the present cropping systems in the steeply-sloping Pacific Northwest dryland region are detrimental to soil quality because of excessive soil erosion ...


16. Tillage, N Fertilization, and Crop Rotation Effects On Soil Organic C and N [USDA.ARS.SPNRU.tillNCropOM]
(adapted from abstract presented at ARS carbon storage meeting, Baltimore Jan 1999) Problem: Conventional tillage, crop-fallow dryland fanning systems in the central and northern Great Plains utilized ...


17. Transport of Sediment-borne Carbon with Different Tillage Practices, USDA-ARS-NAEW [USDA.ARS.NAEWRU.SedimentC]
(adapted from project decription) Problems: Tillage practices impact the movement of sediment within and from watersheds. How do conservation tillage practices influence the movement of carbon attached ...


18. Carbon and Nitrogen Balance of a Northern Mixed-grass Prairie as Influenced by Grazing [USDA.ARS.RRRU.MixedGrassCarbon]
(Adapted from Abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Baltimore, MD, Jan 1999) Problem: Rangeland health and sustainable productivity of our rangelands are becoming a key issues in developing ...


19. Partitioning of Carbon and Nitrogen in a Mixed-grass Prairie [USDA.ARS.CGPRS.CNmixedgrass]
(adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Jan 1999, Baltimore MD) Problem: To further evaluate the effects of grazing on the C and N dynamics ofa rangeland ecosystem we needed ...


20. Alternative Tillage and Cropping Strategies for Subtropical Conditions [USDA.ARS.SARC.IFNRRU.AltTill]
(adapted from project summary) Problems: Subtropical growing conditions and the use of intensive plow tillage in South Texas promotes a net loss of soil carbon and plant nutrients. These losses ...


21. CO2 and Temperature Effects on Two Subtropical Grassland Species: A C3 Legume and C4 Stoloniferous Grass. [USDA.ARS.CGERU.CO2tempFlorida]
(Adapted from an Abstract Presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop) THE PROBLEM: After maximal deforestation in the Eastern USA, and particularly the Southeastern USA, much land returned naturally ...


22. Carbon Accumulation and Sequestration by Bahiagrass Systems: Effect Across Time of Nitrogen Fertility, Water, and Aboveground Biomass Removal. [USDA.ARS.CGERU.Bahiagrass]
(Adapted from an Abstract Presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop) "Missing" carbon has been identified publicly as a major problem in balancing the annual global carbon budget for at least 22 years. ...


23. Carbon Dioxide Fluxes for Native and Improved Grazinglands. [USDA.ARS.NGPRL.CO2FluxGraze]
(Adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Baltimore, MD Jan 1999) PROBLEM: The grasslands ofthe Northern Great Plains are dominated by the C3 wheatgrass- needlegrass and C4 ...


24. Carbon Storage Related to Land Use Management: Analysis of Sediment Collected from Watersheds with Various Land Uses. [USDA.ARS.NAEW.CStoreLandMngt]
(adapted from project summary) Problems: Carbon in soils varies quantitatively and with depth depending on theland use management. Some management practices allow for considerable sequestration and ...


25. Green Manure Replacement for Fallow : Effect on Soil Organic Matter [USDA.ARS.NPARL.GreenManureOM]
Problem: Soil organic carbon levels have declined to about 50% of their original levels in much of the Northern Great Plains due to intensive tillage and a wheat - fallow rotation. Findings: A field ...


26. Long-term Tillage and Cropping Intensity Study :Effects on Organic Matter [USDA.ARS.NPARL.LongTermTillMT]
Problem: Soil organic matter levels have declined to about 50% oftheir original values where wheat/fallow rotations have been practiced using intensive tillage in the Northern Great Plains. Findings: ...


27. Impact of Livestock Grazing on Carbon and Nitrogen Balance of a Short-grass Steppe [USDA.ARS.CGPRS.SGSgraze]
(adapted from project abstract) Problem: Grazing lands constitute about 55% ofthe total land surface of the United States, and have been estimated to contain 40,000 MMT of C in the top 2 m of the ...


28. Impacts of CO2 Enrichment on C Sequestration in Native Grasslands [USDA.ARS.SPNRU.CO2enrich]
(Adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Baltimore MD, Jan 1999) Problems: During the past few decades the atmospheric concentration of CO2 has been increasing at historically ...


29. Soil C Sequestration Under Varving Tillage and Cropping Management Systems: Cropping Systems Trial, Mead, Nebraska [USDA.ARS.SWCRU.CropSysTrial]
(adapted from Project Summary) PROBLEM: Soil and crop management research has emphasized the divide and conquer approach to solving problems in the past thirty years. More recently, emphasis on ...


30. Vegetation Change on Rangelands in Relation to Carbon Sequestration and Increasing Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations. [USDA.ARS.GSWRL.VegChngRangCO2]
(Adapted from project description) Problem: A large carbon sink is implied on western rangelands from data and modeling recently reported in Science. Only forest ecosystems have been generally ...


31. Residue Decomposition Processes and Soil C Storage in Agro-Ecosystems [USDA.ARS.GSWRL.ResidueDecomp]
(Adapted from Abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Baltimore, MD, Jan 1999) Problems: The combined impact of population increases, industrial expansion, and deforestation has resulted ...


32. Carbon Storage in the 'Old Rotation 'Long-Term Cotton Experiment [USDA.ARS.NSDL.LongTermCotton]
(Adapted from project abstract) PROBLEMS: 1. Conventional tillage continuous cotton production severely depletes soil carbon and degrades the soil. 2. There is a paucity of data related to long-term ...


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