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1. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY]   CHILD DIFs
In Crew Earth Observations (CEO), crew members on the International Space Station (ISS) photograph the Earth from their unique point of view in low Earth orbit. Photographs record how the planet is ...


2. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_GLACIERS]   PARENT DIF
This collection contains several astronaut images taken from space of glaciers from all continents. The collection contains examples from higher latitudes (major glacier tongues, especially in the ...


3. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_VOLCANOES]   PARENT DIF
This collection contains many thousands images of volcanoes from all continents except Antarctica. This collection includes examples of volcanoes taken from different viewing angles, both vertical, ...


4. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_IMPACT_CRATERS]   PARENT DIF
This collection contains thousands images of impact craters from all continents except Antarctica. The collection shows that fewer craters have been discovered in South America, Asia, Africa and Australia, ...


5. NASA GEOS-1/DAS Mediterranean subset [GEOS-1]
Data Assimilation is the process of ingesting observations into a model of the Earth system. The Data Assimilation Office (DAO) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has run a stable assimilation from ...


6. Daily Average Weather Data for Beira, Mozambique for 1921-1924 and Monthly Weather Data for Luanda, Angola for 1902-1910 and 1933-1936 [NCL00003_5]
The Luanda, Angola data reside in 2 books; 1) 'Resumo Das Observacoes Feitas Durante o Anno De 1902-1910' (C/fe AO A-ob); and 2) 'Velocidade oe direccao de vento dedozidas das sondagens aerologicas' ...


7. Gravity Data for Egypt [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics.G01463]
The gravity station data (71 records) were gathered by various governmental organizations (and academia) using a variety of methods. This data base was received in March 1989. Principal gravity parameters ...


8. Southern Africa Gravity Data [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geophysics.G01451]
This data base (14,559 records) was received in January 1986. Principal gravity parameters include elevation and observed gravity. The observed gravity values are referenced to the International Gravity ...


9. 30 arc-second DEM for Africa [GNVd0188_104]
PLEASE NOTE: This is an updated release of the Africa 30 arc second DEM. Comments from users of this data set are welcome. Please contact Dean Gesch (gesch@dg1.cr.usgs.gov) ...


10. Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS): Hydrologically Corrected/Adjusted SRTM DEM (AfrHySRTM) [ICRAF_AfSIS_AfrHySRTM]
The Africa Soil Information Service: Hydrologically Corrected/Adjusted SRTM DEM (AfrHySRTM) is an adjusted elevation raster in which any depressions in the source Digital Elevation Model (DEM) have ...


11. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Base Data [UWAd0001_209]
This dataset contains shapefiles with topographical data for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in South Western Uganda: park boundaries, enumeration areas (villages one parish deep of the gazetted ...


12. Global 30-Arc-Second Elevation Data Set [GTOPO30]
Digital elevation model (DEM) data are sampled arrays of surface elevations in raster form. A DEM provides elevation values in rows and columns, corresponding to a regular grid of points on the Earth's ...


13. Mugahinga Gorilla National Park Base Data [UWAd0002_209]
This dataset contains shape files with topographical data for Mugahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP), in Western Uganda: Park boundaries; enumeration areas (villages one parish deep of the gazetted ...


14. Rwenzori Mountains National Park Base Data [UWAd0006_209]
This dataset contains shapefiles with topographical data for Rwenzori Mountains National Park, in western Uganda. The dataset includes : Vegetation_1996, Subcounties, Roads, Rivers (major, seasonal ...


15. The Miombo (Africa) Network Land Use/Land Cover CD-ROM from the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP) [IGBP_MIOMBO]
The Miombo Woodlands system is taken to include all those Southern and Central African ecosystems which occur under a hot, subhumid, seasonally-wet climate on soils derived ...


16. Topographic and Climate Database for Africa (Version1): Australian National University [ANU_CRES_DEM]
[Source: Fenner School for Environment and Society Home Page] The topographic and climate database is distributed on a CD with three folders containing: - Forty ESRI ASCII grid files of elevation ...


17. Biogenic Silica and Carbon 14 Age Dates from Lake Victoria Cruise V95 Cores [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G02885]   PARENT DIF
The LLO operates in conjunction with the Limnological Research Center (LRC) in working towards fulfilling the objectives of the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL) to study the ...


18. 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes Poster [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00628]
The 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes poster features high quality satellite images of 15 hurricanes which formed in the Atlantic Basin (includes Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea) in the year 2005 which was ...


19. 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, ...


20. Global Annual Average PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDEI_PM25]
Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data sets represent a series of annual average grids (2001-2010) of fine particulate matter (solid particles and liquid droplets) ...


21. Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), 1998-2012 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDEI_PM25_MMSAOD]
The Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data sets represent a series of three-year running mean grids (1998-2012) of fine particulate matter (solid particles ...


22. African Water Stress Study for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_AFRICA]
Outputs from a Water Balance and Transport Model (WBM/WTM) were used to determine the spatial distribution of renewable water supply, expressed as the sum of local runoff and river corridor discharge. ...


23. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Mongu, Zambia, Africa [LANDVAL_MONGU]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


24. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Skukuza, Kruger NP, Republic of South Africa [LANDVAL_SKUKUZA]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


25. SAFARI 2000 LAND COVER FROM AVHRR, 1-KM, 1992-1993 (HANSEN ET AL.) [s2k_land_cover-1km]
The data set consists of a southern African subset of the 1-km Global Land Cover Data Set Derived from AVHRR developed at the Laboratory for Global Remote Sensing Studies (LGRSS) at the University ...


26. Sahel & NW Africa 14-Day NDVI Composites [SAHEL_NAFR]
Following the serious grasshopper outbreaks of 1986, a pilot program was defined between the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Agency for International Development. The primary goal of this program ...


27. AVHRR data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_AVHRR]
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been operating its Advanced Tiros-N (ATN) series of satellites since October 1978. Carrying the Tiros Operational Vertical Sounder ...


28. Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Model Forcing and Data for the GEWEX Cloud System Study Data Integration for Model Evaluation (GCSS-DIME) [GISS_GCSS-DIME_ASTEX]
The Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) took place from 1 June through 25 June 1992 off the northwest coast of Africa near the Azores, Madeira and Canary Island groups. ...


29. JERS-1 data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_JERS]
The Japanese Earth Resources Satellite was launched in February 1992. It carries a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instrument (L-band) and a 7 band optical sensor package covering the near ...


30. Landsat TM and MSS data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_LANDSAT]
Eurimage distributes, in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, Landsat data received at the following European Space Agency (ESA) ground receiving stations: Fucino ...


31. The Regional Burnt Area Product for Central Africa, 1993-1994, from JRC [SAI_JRC_Cent_Afr_Burnt_Product]
Justification, scientific objective and geographical domain: The mapping of burnt areas on a regional basis can form an important source of information for determining estimates ...


32. The whole Hapex-Sahel experience data [HAPEX-DATA]
HAPEX-Sahel: the Hydrology-Atmosphere Pilot Experiment in the Sahel, 1990-1992. (The following text is an extract of : Geographical, biological and remote sensing aspects of the Hydrologic Atmospheric ...


33. Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 Enhanced Migration Files [CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_EMF]
The 1990 Census Block Statistics portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) contains population and housing data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 1990 Summary Tape File (STF1B). The population ...


34. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 3 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Sites-Algeria3]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


35. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Libya 1 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Libya1]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


36. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Libya 4 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Libya4]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


37. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Mauritania 1 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Mauritania1]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


38. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Mauritania 2 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Sites-Mauritania2]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


39. SAFARI 2000 AVHRR-DERIVED LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE MAPS, AFRICA, 1995-2000 [S2K_RS_AVHRRLST_IMAGERY]
Land Surface Temperature (LST) is a key indicator of land surface states, and can provide information on surface-atmosphere heat and mass fluxes, vegetation water stress, and soil moisture. A daily, ...


40. SAFARI 2000 SOIL PROPERTIES, MOISTURE, AND TEMP., SKUKUZA AND MONGU, 1999-2001 [s2k_mongu_soil_prop]
Soil moisture and temperature profile sensors were deployed at flux tower sites in Mongu, Zambia and Skukuza, South Africa. In addition, thermal infrared sensors were deployed to monitor surface temperature ...


41. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 5 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Sites-Algeria5]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


42. RESURS-O1 data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_RESURS]
Eurimage is bridging the gap between AVHRR's 1 km resolution and Landsat TM's 30 metres with data obtained from the RESURS-O1-3 satellite from Russia. Launched in November 1994, this third satellite ...


43. SAFARI 2000 AVHRR DAILY SITE (1.5 KM) AND 15-DAY REGIONAL (1.5- AND 6-KM) IMAGERY [S2K_RS_AVHRR_IMAGERY]
The Global Inventory Mapping and Modeling (GIMMS) group at NASA/GSFC provided SAFARI 2000 with remotely sensed satellite data products at the site and regional level. These AVHRR data contain two ...


44. Global Land One-kilometer Base Elevation (GLOBE) v.1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.dem.280]   PARENT DIF
GLOBE is a project to develop the best available 30-arc-second (nominally 1 kilometer) global digital elevation data set. This version of GLOBE contains data from 11 sources, and 17 combinations of ...


45. African Easterly Wave Climatology, Version 1 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00784]
The AEWC dataset was created using a new algorithm developed by researchers at Georgia Tech and represents the first attempt to produce a standard easterly wave tracking dataset for the East Pacific, ...


46. Images of International Weather Publications and Observations from 1885 to 1980 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00846]
This collection contains digital photographs of foreign paper meteorological records from the 2000+ cubic foot collection of physical records at the NOAA National Climatic Data Center. The images ...


47. Strongest Tropical cyclones: 1980-2009: A 30-year collage of Hurricane Satellite (HURSAT) data [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00693]
Strongest Tropical Cyclones: 1980-2009 poster - a 30-year collage of Hurricane Satellite (HURSAT) data. This poster depicts a series of 5 degree grids where within each grid is a false color image ...


48. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_LGUAG]
The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid. The area grids measure land areas ...


49. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Settlement Points [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_STLMNT]
The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid cells and associated datasets dated ...


50. Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Nitrogen Fertilizer Application [CIESIN_SEDAC_FERMANv1_NAPP]
The Nitrogen Fertilizer Application dataset of the Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1 Data Collection represents the amount of nitrogen fertilizer nutrients applied to croplands. The national-level ...


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