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1. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING]
The Wellbeing of Nations portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains a subset of 123 variables assembled from the Wellbeing of Nations, which assesses ...


2. Herbicide efficacy and selectivity - Poa annua and three native grasses from Macquarie Island [AAS_4158_HERBICIDE]
Poa annua is an invasive weed of sub-Antarctic Islands, impacting on native biodiversity. Given high conservation values and threats from disturbance and climate change, the development of targeted ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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, ...


5. 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), ...


6. 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, ...


7. NMFS Reef Survey Forms [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01027]
The Reef Environmental Survey Project (REEF) mission to educate and enlist divers in the conservation of marine habitats is accomplished primarily through its Fish Survey Project. The Project was ...


8. Origin of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Antarctic Atmosphere, Snow and Marine Food Web [NSF-ANT13-32492]
Many persistent organic pollutants (POPs), though banned in the U.S. since the 1970s, remain in the environment and continue to reach hitherto pristine regions such as the Arctic and Antarctic. The ...


9. GIS Datasets for the State of Montana: Roads, Water Bodies, DEM, Land Cover/Use, and Related Information [MSL_NRIS_LAND_WATER]
This collection contains 18 individual datasets pertaining to land and water features for the state of Montana. These include the following: -Highways and railroads -Lakes, streams, watersheds, ...


10. Global Land Cover Characterization Program [USGS_GLCC]
The Global Land Cover Characterization Project was established to meet science data requirements identified by the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), and the U. S. Global Change ...


11. SNEP Digital Spatial Data Catalog: Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [CEIC_SNEP]
The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP) is an assessment of the Sierra Nevada ecoregion which was requested by Congress in 1992. Along with a scientific review of late-successional ...


12. Status of the Sierra Nevada: The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [USGS-DDS-43]
This publication consists of the online version of a CD-ROM publication, U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-43. The data for this publication total 175 MB on the CD-ROM and 167 MB for ...


13. 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 ...


14. Assessing UV-B induced DNA damage in Antarctic plants: is desiccation a compounding factor? [ASAC_1310]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1310 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Increasing UV-radiation over Antarctica each spring may ...


15. The distribution and abundance of nesting sites of flying seabirds in eastern Prydz Bay [ASAC_1306]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1306 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- The locations and characteristics of nest sites in the ...


16. Islands NE of Brattstrand Bluff penguin GIS dataset [bratts_penguin_gis]
Aerial photography (35mm film) of penguin colonies was acquired over some islands north east of Brattstrand Bluff islands (Eric Woehler). The penguin colonies were traced, then digitised (John Cox), ...


17. Biodiversity of lacustrine Antarctic crustaceans: local and regional genetic diversity of copepods and cladocerans [ASAC_1200]
The aim of the study was to characterise the genetic biodiversity of populations of the copepod Paralabidocera antarctica and the cladoceran Daphniopsis studeri in the Australian Antarctic Territory. ...


18. Degradation of oil by bacteria from terrestrial environments from contaminated and uncontaminated sites in the Windmill Islands [ASAC_1228_Terrestrial]
Bacteria were isolated at 4 degrees C, with oil as their sole carbon and energy source, from the soils collected at the locations below. Many of the bacteria will be identified using 16S rRNA analysis, ...


19. Effects of UV radiation on community establishment: a global perspective [ASAC_1233]
Increased ultraviolet radiation (UV-A and/or UV-B) may impact on the establishment and structure of a shallow water benthic invertebrate assemblages. A global experiment in more than 8 countries, ...


20. Heard Island - GPS Seabird Survey 2000/2001 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_seabirds00-01]
A GPS survey of seabirds on Heard Island during the Australian Antarctic Program's 2000/01 expedition. This layer is stored as two datasets (polygon and point) in the Geographical Information System ...


21. Heard Island - GPS Seabird Survey 2003/04 [ASAC_1219_HIMI_seabirds03-04]
A GPS survey of seabirds on Heard Island during the Australian Antarctic Program's 2003/04 expedition. This layer is stored as two datasets (point and polygon) in the Geographical Information System ...


22. Population trends of black-browed albatrosses at Heard Island, 1947 - 2001. [ASAC_1219_HIMI_Alb]   PARENT DIF
The breeding population of the black-browed albatross Thalassarche melanophrys has increased at Heard Island since the first census data were obtained in 1947/1948. Four breeding localities are known, ...


23. Spatial and temporal variation in the recruitment of benthic macroinvertebrates to artificial substrata [ASAC_1229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1229 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This project will develop a method to monitor human impacts ...


24. Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin [USGS_OFR_2002_206]
The story of Lake Pontchartrain and its surrounding Basin is a fascinating saga. Created at the end of the last Ice Age, this estuary is much more than just a magnificent natural resource. It has ...


25. 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 ...


26. Cold adaptation and functionality of the Antarctic Coastal Benthic Zones [ASAC_1165]
Antarctic sediments and sea-ice are important regulators in global biogeochemical and atmospheric cycles. These ecosystems contain a diverse range of bacteria whose biogeochemical roles remains largely ...


27. Historical Adelie penguin breeding population estimates in the Australian Antarctic Territory [AAS_4088_historical_adelie_estimates]
Ecologists are increasingly turning to historical abundance data to understand past changes in animal abundance and more broadly the ecosystems in which animals occur. However, developing reliable ...


28. eMODIS [eMODIS1]
eMODIS products respond to specific land remote sensing community need for the benefits of MODIS data without the standard NASA packaging. eMODIS offers regionally based NDVI products in near-real ...


29. Conservation Biogeography of the Antarctic - Shapefiles [ASAC_3095_Antarctic_Biogeography_shapefiles]   PARENT DIF
In association with the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, Aleks Terauds (Australian Antarctic Division) and Steven Chown (Stellenbosch University, Monash University from July 2012) have ...


30. Heard Island Vegetation Survey 1986-1987 and 1987-1988 [Heard_veg_survey_86-88]
Vegetation surveys were conducted on Heard Island during the 1986/87 and 1987/88 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). A stratified sampling approach was adopted. Given the limited ...


31. 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 ...


32. 2002 Willapa Bay LiDAR Project [gov.noaa.csc.maps.2002_Willapa_m12]   PARENT DIF
NOAA contracted with Spencer B. Gross, Inc. (SBG) to obtain airborne LiDAR of Willapa Bay, Washington during low tide conditions. The LiDAR data was processed to deliver topographic surface elevation ...


33. Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill [ASAC_1003]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003 Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery ...


34. An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill [ASAC_672]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 672 An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna of 'Durvillea antarctica' Holdfasts from Macquarie ...


35. Assessment of the impact of human sewage effluent on benthic communities at Macquarie Island [ASAC_996]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 996 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the effects of the small sewage outfall on algal epifauna in ...


36. Evaluation of Possible Effects on Rocky Shore Biota from Oil Spillage from the 'Nella Dan' [ASAC_250]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 250 See the link below for public details on this project. The study investigated the impacts of oiling on the biota of rocky shores. Five shore ...


37. The dispersal of benthic marine invertebrates by kelp rafts in the Southern Ocean [ASAC_2163]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2163 See the link below for public details on this project. Records of observations of kelp rafts passing within 50 m of one side of the vessel ...


38. Vulnerability of shallow Antarctic invertebrate-dominated ecosystems [ASAC_2201_vulnerability]
Human impacts threaten not only species, but also entire ecosystems. Ecosystems under stress can collapse or transition into different states, potentially reducing biodiversity at a variety of scales. ...


39. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


40. Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria [ASAC_1012]
The data set includes information relevant for the study and description of sea-ice bacteria contains the following dataset subgroups and is organised by REFERENCE number. 1) Isolation data: strain ...


41. Vegetation communities, species distribution and foliar morphology as indicators of climate change on Marion Island [ASAC_1015_MarionIs]
Altitudinal variations in vegetation community composition, species ranges and foliar morphology were collected on subantarctic Marion Island. Two altitudinal transects on the eastern slopes of the ...


42. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


43. Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring in a Changing Arctic (Arctic CBM) [ELOKA033]
This atlas showcases Arctic communities actively involved in observing social and environmental change. It was designed to highlight the many community-based monitoring (CBM) and traditional knowledge ...


44. 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 ...


45. Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_NRPCHI13]
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These ...


46. Characteristics of soil collected on Macquarie Island in 2008. [MI08_soil_properties]
Samples were collected on Macquarie Island from three sites: the main powerhouse, the fuel farm and a reference site on the isthmus by the Bioremediation Project team in January 2008. Soil characteristics ...


47. Ctenophores of the Southern Ocean [AADC-00025]
This dataset is a document describing the Ctenophores of the Southern Ocean. It lists all the known species and with illustrated diagrams provides a guide to their taxonomic identification. The document ...


48. Ducks and Mallards of Macquarie Island [AADC-00031]
(Abstract from 'The ducks of Macquarie Island') Early reference to waterfowl on Macquarie Island and observations made by ANARE expeditioners between 1949 and 1985 are reviewed and discussed. Apart ...


49. Chaetognaths of the Southern Ocean [AADC-00019]
This dataset is a document describing the Chaetognaths of the Southern Ocean. The synonymy, diagnostic characters, geographical and bathymetric distribution of each species is given together with ...


50. Decapoda of the Southern Ocean [AADC-00018]
This dataset is a document describing the Decapoda of the Southern Ocean. It lists all the known species and with illustrated diagrams provides a guide to their taxonomic identification. The document ...


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