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1. Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production from SRES Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios [CIESIN_SEDAC_MVA_ECCGFPSRES]
Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production from SRES Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios is an update to a major crop modeling study by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). ...


2. 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2008]
The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality and ...


3. 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2010]
The 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 163 countries on environmental performance based on twenty-five indicators grouped within ten core policy categories addressing environmental health, ...


4. 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012]
The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), ...


5. 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2014]
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


6. Gridded 5km GHCN-Daily Temperature and Precipitation Dataset, Version 1 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00332]
The Gridded 5km GHCN-Daily Temperature and Precipitation Dataset (nClimGrid) consists of four climate variables derived from the GHCN-D dataset: maximum temperature, minimum temperature, average ...


7. Comparison of the Sedimentary Record of Fire with the Tree-Ring Record Within and Near Giant Sequoia Groves, Sierra Nevada, California [brdwerc0002]
The larger Sierra Nevada Global Change Research Program (SNGCRP) seeks to understand past, present, and possible future changes in Sierran forest structure, composition, and dynamics resulting from ...


8. Global and Regional Atmospheric, Hydrologic, and Oceanic Data from the INFOCLIMA Catalog of Climate System Data Sets [INFOCLIMA]
The INFOCLIMA Data Base of Climate System Data Sets is a collection of worldwide data center (280) and data set descriptions of Climate-related data as part of the World Meteorological ...


9. Samples collected for HPLC pigments, microscopy and flow cytometry for the SAZ-SENSE project [ASAC_2720_filtration]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2720 See the link below for public details on this project. The overall objective is to characterize Southern Ocean marine ecosystems, their influence on ...


10. Stability, Glaciological and Depositional Conditions of Continental Ice Sheet Edge at Vestfold Hills [ASAC_275]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 275 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The East Antarctica ice sheet advanced onto the ...


11. Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring and ecophysiological studies of bryophyte community dynamics in the Windmill Islands. [ASAC_1313]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1313 See the link below for public details on this project. This research will monitor the effect of climate change on bryophyte communities in the ...


12. Computer modelling of the mass balance and dynamics of the Antarctic Ice Sheet [ASAC_1261]   CHILD DIFs
Computer models have been developed to investigate the present and future balance of ice accumulation and loss for the Antarctic ice sheet. New information about the flow properties of ice has been ...


13. Calibration of an existing biogeochemical model of DMS production in the Antarctic Southern Ocean. [ASAC_1227]
This project used computer-based modelling and existing field data to analyse the production and cycling of dimethylsulphide (DMS) and predicted its role in climate regulation in the Antarctic Southern ...


14. Relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). [ASAC_1219_AAT_APen_Relict]   PARENT DIF
Distribution, abundance and dates of relict Adelie Penguin colonies in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). Current mapping efforts have focused on the Windmill Islands in preparation for a ...


15. Canada 1-km, 10-day, SPOT/VEGETATION composites for growing season 1998-2004 [Canada_GeoGratis_SPOTVEGETATION]
As part of the climate change research, data from the SPOT/VEGETATION instrument are systematically corrected for period 1998-2004 and provided in this archive. The VGT archive contains ...


16. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_1180]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1180 Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: statistical models for monitoring ...


17. Labitzke Berlin Stratospheric Data: Northern Hemispheric Gridpoint Data [BERLIN_STRATO_NHGRID]
This data set consists of Northern Hemisphere monthly mean and daily gridded geopotential heights and temperature. Gridded data are available from 10N to 90N at 10x10 degrees and 5x5 degrees ...


18. Labitzke Berlin Stratospheric Data: Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Data [BERLIN_STRATO_QBO]
Almost 50 years ago, the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO) of the winds in the equatorial stratosphere was detected due to the establishment of a global, regularly measuring radiosonde network. As ...


19. Labitzke Berlin Stratospheric Data: Zonal Mean Data [BERLIN_STRATO_ZONAL]
This data set consists of Northern Hemisphere monthly zonal mean geopotential heights and temperature. Gridded data are available from 10N to 90N at 10x10 degrees at 100 hPa, 50 hPa, 30 ...


20. The Early and Updated Versions of the Global Grid Point Surface Air Temperature Anomaly Data Set: 1851-1990, CDIAC NDP-020/R1 [CDIAC_NDP20]
The early version consists of monthly surface-air temperature anomalies for both hemispheres, relative to a 1951-1970 reference period, on a 5 X 10 degree latitude/longitude global grid. Another data ...


21. BOREAS TF-10 NSA-FEN TOWER FLUX AND METEOROLOGICAL DATA [BOREAS_TF10FXMT]
The BOREAS TF-10 team collected tower flux and meteorological data at two sites, a fen and a young jack pine forest, near Thompson, Manitoba, Canada, as part of BOREAS. A preliminary data set was ...


22. Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets [polenet_IPY]
Collaborative Research: IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets. POLENET is a network of GPS and seismic stations in West Antarctica to determine how the mass ...


23. Microinvertebrates Survey on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1015_MI_Inverts]
MICROINVERTEBRATE SAMPLING PROTOCOL Macquarie Island 01 October 2001 - 28 February 2002 A.HABITATS SAMPLED 8 habitats representative of the following vegetation types were chosen: 1.Azorella macquariensis ...


24. Geomorphological evolution of Heard Island [ASAC_1118]
1. PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDS (sets to be made available to AAD multimedia centre for permanent record) 1a Glacier margin positions Aerial oblique and some ground-based photographs 1b Summit crater of ...


25. Recent changes in the semiannual oscillation in the sub-Antarctic and their connections with cyclone variability [ASAC_1124]
The basic data used in this project is the (US) National Centers for Environmental Prediction global reanalysis data set, and we have used the area south of 30S. Two primary data sets have come from ...


26. OSTM/Jason-2 Level-2 Geophysical Data Records [gov.noaa.class.J2-XGDR]
ABSTRACT: OSTM/JASON-2 is a follow-on mission continuing the TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1, and is designed to ensure continuity of high quality measurements for ocean science and to provide operational ...


27. Quantifying the effects of long term environmental change on World Heritage Macquarie Island - Palaeoecological data from a lake sediment core on Macquarie Island. [AAS_3117]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3117 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Climate change and feral animals are having profound effects on Macquarie Island, ...


28. Dynamical Variability of the Lower Atmosphere [AAS_3140]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3140 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary A thorough understanding of the coupling and dynamics of the Antarctic ...


29. Reconstructing the foraging ecology and molecular evolution of sub-Antarctic penguins: A pilot study [AAS_3203]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3203 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary High-order predators rely on the productivity of the Southern Ocean marine ...


30. Spatial analysis of changing terrestrial ecosystems in the Windmill Islands and the sub-Antarctic [AAS_3130]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3130. Public High latitude terrestrial ecosystems are experiencing rapid change, which is most likely caused by climate change, human impacts, and ...


31. Vulnerability of Antarctic marine benthos to increased temperatures and ocean acidification associated with climate change [AAS_3134]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3134. Data from this project will be available via the child records. Public Ocean acidification and warming are global phenomena that will impact ...


32. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses [AAS_2780]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2780. Public Summary The distribution of plants in Antarctica is chiefly limited by the availability of water and sufficiently high temperatures. ...


33. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


34. Environmental determinants of fecundity and pup growth in fur seals [SOE_fur_seals]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The fecundity (pupping rates) of female fur seals and the growth rates of their pups relative to changes in ...


35. Derivation of an age scale for the Law Dome core - ice cores taken between 1987 and 1993 [DSS_age_scale]   PARENT DIF
Records of methane, and oxygen isotopes (ice and air) for Law Dome DSS (Dome Summit South) core through the last deglaciation (9000-19000 before present). Data are obtained from the entire DSS core, ...


36. RiSCC Research Support Bibliography [RISCC_Bibliography]
RiSCC Research Support Bibliography compiled by RiSCC group members. There is 1 record in this bibliography. This bibliography contains references to the RiSCC program (Regional Sensitivity to Climate ...


37. State of the Environment Database [DB_SOE]
Antarctica is the world's greatest remaining wilderness area. It plays a significant role in many global environmental issues such as wind and water currents and world weather patterns. State of ...


38. Antarctic associations with Australian and South American cold outbreaks: Present and future [ASAC_2688]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2688 See the link below for public details on this project. 'Cold outbreaks' are severe meteorological events which have significant ...


39. Cascading effects of global climate change on near shore benthic communities in the Antarctic [ASAC_2300]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2300 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Antarctic reefs, like their tropical counterparts, harbour ...


40. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


41. Distribution and Dynamics of Vegetation in Relation to Natural Disturbance Factors, Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_423]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 423 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Eight species ...


42. Frozen dunes: An indicator of climate variability, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica [ASAC_2386]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2386 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- 'Frozen dunes: An indicator of climate variability, McMurdo ...


43. Have stream invertebrate communities of Macquarie Island changed over 15 years and are they likely to respond to climate changes or other environmental factors? [ASAC_2918]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2918 See the link below for public details on this project. This project will assess the extent of changes to the freshwater stream invertebrate communities ...


44. Limnological and nearshore diatom communities of Heard Island: proxies of subantarctic climate change? [ASAC_2396]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- Heard Island offers scientists a unique subantarctic laboratory for investigating climate change. We will establish a reference set of microalgal floras from ...


45. Limnological and nearshore diatom communities of Macquarie Island: proxies of subantarctic climate change? [ASAC_2663]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2663 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary Macquarie Island offers scientists a unique laboratory for investigating subantarctic ...


46. Photosynthesis of subantarctic plants as affected by leaf and canopy temperature variation [ASAC_2544]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2544 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary Recent global warming is evident for many subantarctic islands. Rising temperatures ...


47. Physical and biogeochemical dynamics of the subantarctic zone [ASAC_2720]   CHILD DIFs
This metadata record is a 'Parent' metadata record for ASAC project 2720. See the link for the related 'Child' metadata records. The overall objective is to characterise Southern Ocean marine ecosystems, ...


48. Phytoplankton Distribution in Surface Samples and Cores from Prydz Bay and Long Fjord and its Relationship to Sea Level and Climatic Change [ASAC_492]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 492 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Diatom assemblages in two ...


49. Quaternary Vegetation History of Australian Subantarctic Islands [ASAC_77]
From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: On Macquarie Island six palaeolake deposits dated from terminal Pleistocene to early-mid Holocene have been found at the top of cliffs ...


50. Resilience of Antarctic marine benthic invertebrates and the ecological consequences of environmental change [ASAC_3051]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3051. Public Environmental change is by far one of the major crises facing our planet in recent times. This project will contribute specifically ...


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