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1. BioData - Aquatic Bioassessment Data for the Nation [USGS_BioData]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) BioData Retrieval system provides access to aquatic bioassessment data (biological community and physical habitat data) collected by USGS scientists from stream ecosystems ...


2. Breeding Biology and Design of Population Monitoring Methods for Lapland Longspurs [usgsbrdfresc0012]
The Colville River Delta in northern Alaska supports large populations of breeding waterfowl, shorebirds, and loons. The Colville field station is one of the only programs devoted ...


3. Characteristics of Preferred Foraging and Nesting for Tundra-Breeding Shorebirds [usgsbrdfresc0010]
The North Slope of Alaska is currently the scene of intensive oil exploration activities. Wells have been drilled recently in several previously untouched areas, and more activity ...


4. Effects of Military Training and Fire in the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area [usgsbrdfresc0003]
The unique characteristics of the Snake River Canyon and the adjoining upland desert south of Boise, Idaho, have been recognized since the 1940s (Olendorff and Kochert 1977). An area associated with ...


5. Evaluation of Midwinter Bald Eagle Counts [usgsbrdfresc0008]
Nationwide counts of bald eagles were coordinated by the National Wildlife Federation from 1979 until 1992, when the Raptor Research and Technical Assistance Center (now the Forest and Rangeland ...


6. Land Bird Monitoring Protocols for National Parks in Alaska [usgsbrdasc00000006]
Fieldwork was conducted in Denali National Park and Preserve by Alaska Bird Observatory. In 1996, three observers determined seasonal variation in detection probabilities for breeding ...


7. Long-term Assessments of Golden Eagle Nesting Density and Productivity in the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. [usgsbrdfresc0006]
The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area has undergone massive habitat changes since 1980. More than 50% of the shrub habitat has been lost due to wildfires, resulting in large stands ...


8. Small mammal sampling protocol for long-term ecological monitoring program. [usgsbrdasc00000005]
The small mammal investigations begun in the Rock Creek watershed of Denali National Park and Preserve in 1992 focused primarily on three species: the northern red-backed vole (Clethrionomys ...


9. An account of the establishment of Macquarie Island Station in 1948-1949 by Peter Wylie King [Macquarie_Island_Notes_1948_1949]
This file contains 22 pages of scanned typewritten text, and 1 page of a sketched map. The document describes the establishment of Macquarie Island station in 1948, but the first ANARE (Australian ...


10. Changes in Breeding Bird Populations in North Dakota: 1967 to 1992-93. [usgsbrdnpwrcd00000012]
Breeding bird populations in North Dakota were compared using surveys conducted in 1967 and 1992-93. In decreasing order, the five most frequently occurring species were Horned Lark (Eremophia alpestris), ...


11. GulfCet II-Biological Oceanography in the Northern Gulf of Mexico [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_3biologic]   PARENT DIF
The biological oceanography data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations, ...


12. GulfCet II-Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_1paren]   CHILD DIFs
The Gulf of Mexico is a semi-enclosed, intercontinental sea with a total area of about 1.5 square kilometers. As a large marine ecosystem, it has a unique bathymetry, hydrography and productivity. ...


13. GulfCet II: Visual Surveys of Cetaceans and Sea Turtles from Aircraft [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_4visair]   PARENT DIF
The visual survey of cetaceans and sea turtles from aircraft data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, ...


14. National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP) - Coastal Spatial Framework and Coastal Indicator Data [NFHP_NFHAP_CoastalAssessmen]
ABSTRACT: The NFHAP Coastal Spatial Framework and Indicator Datasets consist of a geospatial base layer developed in ArcGIS, and associated data fields joined to the spatial framework. The Coastal ...


15. National Fish Habitat Partnership Data System [NFHP_Data_System]
ABSTRACT: Version 3.0 of the NFHP Data System consists of data access and visualization tools and underlying data management tools and functions. The NFHP National Assessment Results Viewer allows ...


16. AFSC/RACE: Alaska Groundfish Survey 1982-2013 [NOAA_AFSC_RACE_GroundfishSurvey]
The Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering Division (RACE) of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) conducts bottom trawl surveys to monitor the condition of the demersal fish and crab ...


17. Breeding Bird Survey Grid for Lower 48 States, Alaska and Southern portion of Canada [USGS_PWRC_BreedingBirdSurveyGrid]
This is a polygon coverage of the mathematically generated grid for North America, excluding Mexico and the Northern portion of Canada. The grid is used in the statistical analysis of the Breeding ...


18. Compiled Shorebird Migration Locations for Great Knot, Red Knot and Bar-Tailed Godwit in the Sea of Okhotsk coastal region, Russian Far East [UAF_compiledshorebirdmigrationgreatknot]
Movements of animals are believed to improve their fitness. Migration is such a technique, and it can be commonly observed among birds. In most of the migratory species, clear migration ...


19. Marbled Murrelet Nest Locations in British Columbia: Digital Dataset [UAF_murreletnestlocations]
This data set contains the locations of all known Marbled Murrelet nest locations within British Columbia. Marbled Murrelet is a seabird that flies up to 75 km inland to nest in mostly ...


20. Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter [PWRC_BirdIDCenter]
Here we present photographs, songs, videos, identification tips, maps, and life history information for North American birds.


21. Predictive Model of Golden Eagle Distribution in Idaho and Montana [UAF_goldeneagledistributionIDMT]
Because of growing concern in recent years about the status of golden eagle populations in western North America and the need for a more complete understanding of the preferences of this ...


22. The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Results and Analysis 1966 - 2011. Version 12-13-2012. [USGS_PWRC_BreedingBirdSurvey_V10.15.2010]
This website consists of a series of interactive programs and maps that describe population change for North American Birds summarized from North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) data. Metadata ...


23. A Missouri Survey for Climbing Milkweed and Pale Gerardia [brdsar0015]
Report Prepared by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Jerry Presley, Director, under Cooperative Agreement No. 14-45-0009-94-1019, with the National Biological Service A Missouri survey for ...


24. A New Approach for Analyzing Bird Densitiies from Variable Circular-plot Counts [brdpier0003]
An approach for calculating bird densities from variable circular-plot counts is described. The approach differs from previous methods in that data from several surveys are pooled and detection distances ...


25. Alien invertebrates collected though the Australian Antarctic Program 2000-2013 [Aliens_in_Antarctica_Invertebrates_2000_2013]
To quantify and identify alien invertebrate transfer to Antarctica our research utilised two methods. Firstly, we examined the Australian Antarctic Division's (AAD) alien invertebrate collection ...


26. An Automated Photo-identification Catalog for Studies of the Life History of the Florida Manatee [usgsbrdfcscsirenia]
Many free-ranging Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) are scarred from encounters with boats, entanglement in fishing gear, or fungal infections. A computer-based system, the Manatee ...


27. Birds Checklists of the United States [usgsbrdnpwrc_d_birds_checklists]
This resource is known as Bird Checklists of the United States. Bird Checklists of the United States. For years, people and groups have developed listings or checklists of birds that occur in a particular ...


28. Determination, Biological Consequences, and Modeling of Sex-Specific Demographic Rates in Declining, Threatened, or Endangered Metapopulations [brdpwrc0053]
Proper management of animal populations requires an understanding of both population dynamics and ecology, and more research that integrates population dynamics and ecological studies is needed to ...


29. Fleas of North Dakota [usgsbrdnpwrc_d_ndfleas]
The dataset contains distribution maps for the following species of fleas: Aetheca wagneri, Amaradix euphorbi, Amphipsylla sibirica pollionis, Callistopsyllus terinus campestris, Cediopsylla inaequalis ...


30. Foraging Ecology and Post-Breeding Dispersal of the Xantus' Murrelet in the Southern California Bight [brdwerc003]
The Xantus' Murrelet is one of the rarest seabirds in the world with a population of less than 10,000 breeding individuals. It is distributed in a restricted area from the Channel Islands of southern ...


31. Habitat Assessment in a Landscape Context: Analysis of the Factors Affecting the Distribution and Abundance of the Florida Scrub Lizard [brdsar0014]
The Florida scrub lizard (Sceloporus woodi), which is listed as a category 2 species of special concern by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, is endemic to scrub habitat and some open sandhill habitats ...


32. Host Selection in the Forest Interior: Cowbirds Target Ground-Nesting Species [brdpwrc0018]
We investigated patterns of cowbird host selection in a large (1300 ha), unfragmented forest in eastern New York in 1992-3 to determine whether cowbird parasitism rates can be attributed tospecies-specific ...


33. Mapping and Characterization of Nearshore Benthic Habitats around Vieques Island, Puerto Rico [usgsbrdfcsc_d_vieques]
The Vieques Island Mapping Project was initiated in September 1995 as a cooperative effort between NSRR and the Sirenia Project (Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request no. NOO38995MP00012). ...


34. Mapping and Characterizing Seagrass Areas Important to Manatees in Puerto [usgsbrdfcsc_d_seagrass]
The population of manatees in Puerto Rico is the only group of Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) managed and protected by the United States. The Manatee Recovery Plan for the Puerto ...


35. Modeling and Management of Sandhill Crane Populations [brdpwrc0052]
There are six subspecies of sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) endemic to North America. The greater sandhill crane (G. c. tabida) can be divided into several breeding populations. Two of these populations, ...


36. North American Bird Banding Retrieval Files [brdpwrc0001]
The Banding Retrieval File contains summarized records for data through the last full calendar year for all game birds banded since 1908, and for all nongame birds banded since 1954. ...


37. North American Bird Encounter Retrieval File [brdpwrc0002]
The Encounter Retrieval File contains records of banded birds that have been encountered, subsequent to any capture, and reported to the Bird Banding Laboratory. Encounter data include the associated ...


38. Northeast Wetland Flora: Field Office Guide to Plant Species [usgsbrdnpwrc_d_newetlandflora]
This Field Guide was prepared by Biotic Consultants, Incorporated, of Carbondale, Illinois, under Contract #53-2D81-3-1. All descriptions have been written by Robert H. Mohlenbrock. Mark Mohlenbrock ...


39. White Sturgeon Habitat in the Lower Columbia River [brdnbsc0001]
Estimates of spawning habitat for white sturgeons Acipenser transmontanus in the tailraces of the four dams on the lower 470 km of the Columbia River were obtained by using the Physical Habitat ...


40. Free-living and Parasitic Copepods of the Laurentian Great Lakes: Keys and Details on Individual Species [USGS_GLSC_GreatLakesCopepods]
We intend that this website provide individuals interested in copepod and branchiuran crustaceans of the Great Lakes with the best taxonomic information currently available, a brief introduction to ...


41. Museum Victoria marine faunal data via OZCAM [OBIS_OZCAM_MV]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Museum Victoria, Australia's largest public museums organisation, is the State Museum for Victoria (Australia), responsible for the care of the state's collections, conducting research, and providing ...


42. Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Mollusca data via OZCAM [OBIS_OZCAM_MAGNT_Mollusca]   PARENT DIF
This data source pertains to the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) Mollusca collections. MAGNT places the region's art, history and culture, and natural history ...


43. Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory marine fauna data via OZCAM [OBIS_OZCAM_MAGNT]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) collections place the region's art, history and culture, and natural history in an Australian and international ...


44. Queensland Museum Crustacea data via OZCAM [OBIS_OZCAM_QM_Crustacea]   PARENT DIF
This data source pertains to the Queensland Museum's Crustacea Collection. The collection includes around 22,000 catalogued specimens. Its strengths lie in the decapod groups including ...


45. Amphibian Studies in the Bighorn Crags, Salmon River Mountains, Idaho, 1994-2011 [USGS_FRESC_BighornCrags_Amphibians]
ABSTRACT: Data are contained in two Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (archived in comma delimited formats) that describe abiotic and biotic study site characteristics in water bodies of the Bighorn Crags, ...


46. Southern Rocky Mountains ARMI (Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative) - Survey Data [USGS_FORT_SRockyMtns_ARMI]
In 2000, the President of the United States and the Congress directed the Department of the Interior (DOI) agencies to develop a plan to initiate monitoring of trends in amphibian populations on DOI ...


47. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_OBSERVED]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessement Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database contains observed responses to climate change across a wide range of systems ...


48. Plant and Animal Phenology Data for the United States [USGS_USA_NationalPhenologyNetwork]
ABSTRACT: As of January 1, 2013, the dataset contains phenology data on 591 species of plants and animals, with 7,512 locations registered across the United States. Protocols used are documented in ...


49. Diets of northern spotted owls and barred owls in western Oregon, 2007 &2009. [USGS_FRESC_OwlDiets]
ABSTRACT: Owl diet data are contained in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that provides the collection identification number, site (i.e., name of owl territory) where data were collected, date of collection, ...


50. Golden Eagle Habitat Mapping in Denali National Park, Alaska [USGS_FRESC-283_DenaliGoldenEagles]
ABSTRACT: This data set is an ArcView polygon shapefile showing golden eagle habitat in Denali National Park, Alaska. Habitat types were developed from aerial photography and classified according ...


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