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1. Abundance, Life-cycle and Potential Productivity of 'Euphausia superba' and its Relationship With Other Zooplankton in Prydz Bay, Antarctica [ASAC_229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 229 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: In January 1985 a net sampling survey ...


2. An update of the Antarctic Conservation Biogeographic Regions (ACBRs) [AAS_4296_Antarctic_Conservation_Biogeographic_Regions_v2]   PARENT METADATA
Here we provide a revised version of the ACBRs, reflecting updates in underlying spatial layers, together with the results of new analysis justifying the inclusion of a 16th bioregion. This updated ...


3. 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 ...


4. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of plant communities and mineral ...


5. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - sediment characteristics data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Sediment]
Depth related changes in sediment characteristics and the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, ...


6. Determination of trophic relationships between marine predators and commercial marine living resources [ASAC_2301]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2301 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- This study develops and combines the latest molecular ...


7. Ecological risks from oil products used in Antarctica: characterising hydrocarbon behaviour and assessing toxicity on sensitive early life stages of Antarctic marine invertebrates - bioassays of marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_bioassays_invertcontam]
This metadata record will contain the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in ...


8. Ecology of Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_257]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 257 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Anatomical and physiological studies of ...


9. 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 ...


10. Foraging ecology of emperor penguins in summer and potential overlap with fisheries [ASAC_1252]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1252 See the link below for public details on this project. Currently three datasets are attached to this metadata record. Dive data collected in 1988, ...


11. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


12. MODIS/Terra 1 degree Gridded MODIS Active Fire Product V005 (MOD14CM1) at GES DISC [MOD14CM1_005]
The gridded MODIS active fire products present statistical summaries of fire pixel information (Giglio et al., 2003). The global monthly products are generated at 1x1 degree spatial resolution for ...


13. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT METADATA
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


14. Mycorrhiza in the Antarctic leafy liverwort (Cephaloziella exiliflora) [ASAC_2275]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2275. See the link below for public details on this project. The papers record microscope evidence and molecular evidence for the occurrence of ...


15. Periodicity in foraging areas of leopard seals in the region south of Macquarie Island [ASAC_2268]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- Leopard seals are usually seen in the pack-ice where they pup on the ice and where they must first face life at sea. However at Macquarie Island, well to the ...


16. Project 3054 Season 1 Hydrocarbon ecotoxicological experiments marine invertebrates [AAS_3054_09_10_ecotox]   CHILD METADATA
This dataset contains the results of bioassays conducted to characterise the response of Antarctic nearshore marine invertebrates to hydrocarbon contaminants in fuels commonly used in Antarctica. ...


17. Role of micronutrients in the sea ice microbial ecosystem [ASAC_2299]
The productivity of Antarctic waters may be controlled by the amount of iron. Experiments have shown that this is probably the case for phytoplankton but as yet we do not know if iron limits the growth ...


18. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [ASAC_2201_SRE4]   CHILD METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


19. Structure and floristic composition of the Heard Island "Pool Complex" Community [ASAC_255]
The stratigraphy, hydrology and vegetation of the Heard Island (sub-Antarctic; 53 deg. 05'S, 73 deg. 30'E) 'pool complex' bogs are described. Spatial variation in processes that might have contributed ...


20. Taxonomy of Halophiles from Antarctic Soils [ASAC_253]
A number of moderate halophiles tolerating 10-15% salt, and extreme halophiles tolerating 22% salt were isolated from soils of the Vestfold Hills. The extreme halophiles were identified as Halomonas ...


21. The Ecology and Biogeography of Heard Island Marine Benthos [ASAC_254]
Collections of 23 macroinvertebrate taxa associated with Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts and 58 invertebrate taxa associated with artificial substrata collectors are described from shallow-water and ...


22. Toxicity of copper to three Macquarie Island marine gastropods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Gastropods]
The three gastropod species in this study were collected from the subantarctic Macquarie Island (54.6167 degrees S, 158.8500 degrees E), which is located in the Southern Ocean, just north of the Antarctic ...


23. Toxicity of copper, cadmium and zinc to Macquarie Island marine invertebrates [AAS_4100_MI_marine_CuZnCd]
We investigated the toxicity of copper, zinc and cadmium to the following taxa: copepods Tigriopus angulatus (Lang) and Harpacticus sp. (Order Harpacticoida, Family Harpacticidae); flatworm Obrimoposthia ...


24. 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. ...


25. Canadian Wildland Fire Information System - Fire Behaviour Prediction [Canada_CFS_CdnWilaFireInSysFBP]
The Canadian Wildland Fire Information System, Fire Behavior Prediction system, provides quantitative estimates of head fire spread rate, fuel consumption, fire intensity and ...


26. Canadian Wildland Fire Information System - Fire Weather Index [Canada_CFS_CdnWilanFireInfSyFWI]
The Canadian Wildland Fire Information System, Fire Weather Index, consists of six components that account for the effects of fuel moisture and wind on fire behavior. ...


27. ABoVE: Burn Severity, Fire Progression, Landcover and Field Data, NWT, Canada, 2014 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1307_1]
This data set provides peatland landcover classification maps, fire progression maps, and vegetation community biophysical data collected from areas that were burned by wildfire in 2014 in the Northwest ...


28. Africa Outline, Integrated Terrain Units, Agric. Landuse, Soils, Vegetation [NBId0001_101]
These datasets (Africa Outline, Agricultural Landuse, Africa Soils, Vegetation, Surface Hydrography, Hydrologic Basins, Desertification Hazard Model) are part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project ...


29. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


30. CMS: Aboveground Biomass from Penobscot Experimental Forest, Maine, 2012 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1318_1]
This data set includes estimates of aboveground biomass (AGB) in 2012 from the Penobscot Experimental Forest (PEF) in Bradley, Maine. The AGB was modeled using LiDAR data gathered with the LiDAR Hyperspectral ...


31. Cattle and Buffalo distribution (Africa) [NBId0012_101]
The Cattle and Buffalo distribution dataset shows cattle and buffalo distribution for sub-Saharan, East and Central Africa. It is part of the East Coast Fever (ECF) dataset. The ECF study determined ...


32. EPA's Toxicity Reference Database [EPA_ToxRefDB]
ToxRefDB was developed by the National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT) in partnership with EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), to store data from in vivo animal toxicity studies. ...


33. Kenya Coastal Zone - Coastal Features, Landuse, Marine/Terrestrial Parks, Elevation, Bathymetry [NBId0098_101]
The Eastern African Coastal and Marine Environment Resource Database is a comprehensive 1:250,000-scale vector database of the Kenya Coastal Zone. It consists of geographic, attribute, and textual ...


34. Kenya Coastal Zone - Wildlife: Bird Species and Mammals [NBId0128_101]
The Eastern African Coastal and Marine Environment Resource Database is a comprehensive 1:250,000-scale vector database of the Kenya Coastal Zone. It consists of geographic, attribute, and textual ...


35. Laikipia (Kenya) Research Programme GIS Datasets [NBId0177_101]
Laikipia Research Programme GIS Datasets are divided into two main different study area scales: the Regional level [Laikipia district, the Ewaso Ng'iro Basin] and the Local level [Land parcels-farm(s), ...


36. North Kenya GIS Database project, 1996 [NBId0146_101]
Introduction The North Kenya GIS Database project was created (by Andrea Bottcher for GTZ at UNEP/GRID) by joining datasets which existed in 9 North Kenya districts in 1996. The original datasets ...


37. North Kenya Vegetation GIS Database [NBId0160_101]
New-ID: NBI160 FILE NAME NKVEGE.E00 Introduction The North Kenya GIS Database project was created by joining datasets which existed in 9 north kenya districts by Andrea Bottcher for GTZ at UNEP/GRID ...


38. Seabird distributions during the upwelling season of 2000, northern California Current system, GLOBEC. [birds_metabirds_NEP]
As a part of the GLOBEC-Northeast Pacific project, seabird populations were surveyed on two cruises to northern portion of the California Current System. The surveys were conducted simultaneously ...


39. Socotra Island (Yemen) Case Study [NBId0184_101]
The UNEP/GRID Socotra Case study was started in February 1987 and was developed by GRID, Nairobi on behalf of International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR). The objective of the study was ...


40. Vegetation Cover of the Lake Chad Region (GIS Coverage) [NBId0145_101]
New-ID: NBI145 This dataset contains information on vegetation classes of the Lake Chad region.


41. White's Vegetation Types of Senegal Dataset [NBId0159_101]
New-ID: NBI159 The (White's) Vegetation Types of Senegal Dataset Documentation File: SENEGAL1.IMG Code: 146014-001 Raster Member IMG file is in IDRISI format The Senegal White"'"s Vegetation ...


42. The ERS-2 ATSR Rush Fire Near-Real Time Fire Products [ATSR_RUSH_FIRE]
The ERS-2 Along Track Scanning Radiometer and Microwave Sounder (ATSR) Rush Fire Near Real Time Fire Detection provides imagery for fire detection. Imagery is provided in GIF format with hot spots ...


43. The ERS-2 ATSR World Burned Areas Detection [ATSR_BURNED_ATLAS]
The ERS-2 Along Track Scanning Radiometer and Microwave Sounder (ATSR) burned surface areas detection data. Currently the project is providing a case study over a 1000 square km area in West Africa ...


44. The ERS-2 ATSR World Fire Atlas [ATSR_FIRE_ATLAS]
The ERS-2 Along Track Scanning Radiometer and Microwave Sounder (ATSR) World Fire Atlas provides imagery for fire detection, land use, and atmospheric chemistry and aerosol applications. The ...


45. Samoan Snails Searchable Database [Bishop_HBS_somoansnails]
This database represents the Samoan distributional and nomenclatural information included in Cowie, R.H. 1998. Catalog of the nonmarine snails and slugs of the Samoan Islands. Bishop Museum Bulletin ...


46. Wild Species: A General Status of Species in Canada [WS_173]
The intent of the Wild Species series is to answer the following fundamental questions about wild species in Canada: which species occur in Canada, in which provinces, territories or ocean regions ...


47. CMS: Modeled Net Ecosystem Exchange at 3-hourly Time Steps, 2004-2010 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1315_1]
This data set provides global, gridded, model-derived net ecosystem exchange (NEE) of CO2 flux between the land and atmosphere at 3-hourly time steps over seven years (2004-2010) at three different ...


48. Africa Cattle Type (East Coast Fever Project), 1989 [NBId0236_101]
The Cattle Type data set is part of the East Coast Fever (ECF) database covering sub-Saharan, East, and Central Africa. The ECF study determined both areas at risk and potential migration of the disease ...


49. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/KBS003: Kellogg Biological Station Baseline Variability Study [LTER_KBS003]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) LTER/KBS003 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]: Results from a study of spatial variability conducted ...


50. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/KBS006: Distribution and Composition of Seed Bank in Crop and Successional Communities [LTER_KBS006]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) LTER/KBS006 (Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog): The distribution and composition of the weed seed ...


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