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1. Annual population counts at selected Adelie Penguin colonies within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_AP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Breeding populations of Adelie penguins at Davis, Mawson and Casey (including Shirley Island and Whitney Point). ...


2. Breeding populations of Southern Giant Petrels at Heard Island, the McDonald Islands and within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_SGP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The number of breeding pairs of Southern Giant Petrels at Heard Island, the McDonald Islands, and in colonies ...


3. King Penguin breeding population at Heard Island. [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_KP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The size of the breeding population of King Penguins at Heard Island. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three types ...


4. American Shad Riverine Habitat Requirements [BRD_LSC_AMERSHAD001]
Field evaluations of existing habitat suitability index (HSI) models for spawning adults, eggs, and larvae of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) were conducted in 1990-1992; initial models for juveniles ...


5. National Geodetic Survey's (NGS) Coastal Survey Maps [NOS_NGS_COAST_SURV_MAP]
This project was funded by the NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service's Environmental Data Rescue Program (EDRP) and later by the National Climatic Data Center's Climate ...


6. Demonstration of Methods and Techniques for Natural Resources Management by the Miltary [usgsbrdfresc0013]
Radio telemetry will be used extensively to supplement direct observation to demonstrate how information can be gathered about wide ranging wildlife in remote areas and areas where safety, security, ...


7. Floristics of the National Parks [usgsbrdnwhc_d_floristics]
Most units of the National Park Service have incomplete floristic inventories. Large, popular parks are in general the most complete, but less is known the smaller the park. Floristic inventories ...


8. Palmer Station Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Field Season Data October 1998-March 1999 [LTER_PAL_9899PAL]
Eighth Palmer LTER field season at Palmer Station. Ocean water column observations were carried out twice a week from zodiacs over the Palmer near-shore grid. Bird observations were carried out ...


9. Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) [EPA0169]
The "Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS)" database has been compiled by state and federal environmental agencies under the direction of the U.S. Environmental Protection ...


10. Taxonomic Review of Category 2 Species, brdsar0001 - Parent Taxonomic Review Metadata [BRDSAR0001]
More than 1,600 species and subspecies of animals in the United States are presently proposed for listing as endangered or threatened. These taxa are designated Category II Species by the U.S. Fish ...


11. 1997 UN List of National Protected Areas [iucn_protected_areas]
This prototype database has been developed by UNEP-WCMC in collaboration with a number of partners. The IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and UNEP-WCMC have collaborated since the ...


12. A Global Forest Cover Data Set from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [Global_Forest_Cover]
Mounting global concern over the conservation status of the world's biodiversity, especially at ecosystem and species levels, has led tocalls for increasing the extent of protected areas ...


13. African Mammals Databank [IAE_AfricanMammals]
The African Mammals Databank is a GIS-based databank on the distribution and conservation of all the big and medium-sized mammals over the whole African continent. The databank has been ...


14. Analysis Products on Cropland [NRCS_NRI_SotL_CROPLAND]
The maps using data from the preliminary 1997 NRI for croplands deal with a variety of areas. These areas range from specific cultivated croplands, to erosion on cropland and changes in cropland. ...


15. Analysis Products on Irrigation [NRCS_NRI_SotL_IRRIGATION]
The Irrigation maps are split into two section. The first set of maps are from the preliminary 1997 NRI data. The following set are from 1992 and earlier data. Both sets of maps deal ...


16. Analysis Products on Soil Quality [NRCS_NRI_SotL_SOIL_QUALITY]
The Salinity Influenced Soils on Non-Federal Land, 1992 map shows soils considered 'Salinity Influenced' on all non-Federal land. One blue dot equals 10,000 acres of cropland, potential cropland, ...


17. Analysis Products on Soil and Soil Types [NRCS_NRI_SotL_SOIL_TYPE]
The maps on soils and soil types show percent of land area of specific soils - Alfisols Andisols Aridisols Entisols Gelisols Histosols Inceptisols Mollisols Oxisols Spodols Ultisols Vertisols There ...


18. Analysis Products on Urbanization [NRCS_NRI_SotL_URBANIZTION]
The Urbanization maps contain preliminary 1997 NRI data as well as 1992 and earlier data. Some of the maps look at the amount of change in developed land area. The land may have been previously ...


19. Analysis Products on Water Quality [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WATER_QUALITY]
All of the maps, figures and tables for NRI's water quality are taken from publications. Many of the publications discuss the use of fertilizer, pesticide, or manure. Several of the maps are taken ...


20. Analysis Products on Wetlands [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WETLANDS]
The Wetland maps use 1992 and earlier data. These maps show the location of different types of wetlands. The wetlands may be on crop, pasture, range, forest, developed or rural land. Some of the ...


21. Analysis Products on Wildlife Habitat [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WILDLIFE]
The NRI's Wildlife Habitat contains one map, Threatened and Endangered Species, 1995 This map shows the number of threatened and endangered plant and animal species by county. There is also a table, ...


22. Animal Diversity Web [um_animaldiversityweb]
The Animal Diversity Web is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan. Students learn considerable detail about ...


23. Ashland Wildlife Research Area Grouse Survey [USDA0136]
To determine density of drumming male grouse on study area. Data are currently used by FS scientists, University of Missouri and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Collection Organization: ...


24. Biodiversity Data Sourcebook from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_149]
This sourcebook of biodiversity data was released in part as a contribution to the First Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Bahamas, ...


25. Biophysical Resource Appraisal Support System (BRASS), Soil and Climate Data Worldwide [USDA0190]
This database management system is comprised of spatial and tabular data of global soils and climate data sets. A model estimates soil moisture and temperature regimes. A five minute ...


26. CDBS 2.0, Daily Climate from the USDA National Water and Climate Center [USDA0142]
This dataset supports NRCS resource conservation activities nationwide. This includes wetlands determinations, soil erosion, water quality, grazing lands, chemical run-off and many other applications. ...


27. Central Pennsylvania Risk Rating Plots, USDA/FSG [USDA_FS86]
Intially used for short-term impacts of gyspy moth on forest and to refine hazard rating systems developed by Herrick and Gansner. Plots were subsetted in 1986-subset was used to monitor long-term ...


28. Centralized Database - CDBS 2.0, from the USDA National Water and Climate Center [USDA0192]
CDBS 2.0 contains snow, water, climate, and related hydrologic information for the U.S., Carribean, and South Pacific. Some datasets are regional (snow and water). It is a national dataset physically ...


29. Conservation Reserve Program Database [USDA0428]
The "Conservation Reserve Program Database" provides information on U.S. lands undergoing conservation treatments. Data include number of contracts enrolled by fiscal year and sign-up period; average ...


30. Conservation Reserve Program Statistics [USDA0015]
The "Conservation Reserve Program Statistics" database contains information on the number of contracts and acres enrolled by fiscal year from 1986 to 1993 and for sign-up periods 1 to 12. It also ...


31. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) [WCMC_155]
WCMC has provided services to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species CITES since 1980, computerising the trade records of species listed in the CITES Appendices, as ...


32. Coral Reefs and Mangroves of the World from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_MAP]
World distribution of coral reefs and mangroves data from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre links to marine statistics, and maps showing coral reefs and mangroves. These are ...


33. Critical Habitat Sites in and Around the Tennessee River Gorge [UTC_criticalhabitat]
This study was conducted to identify critical habitat sites located in and around the Tennessee River Gorge. The purpose was to identify critical habitat sites by vegetation ...


34. Digital Soils Databases for the United States (SSURGO,STATSGO,and NATSGO) from USDA/SCS [USDA_SCS_DIGITAL_SOILS]
The Soil Conservation Service (SCS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established three digital soil geographic data bases representing different intensities of soil mapping for the ...


35. Effects of Nutrient Transport in Cropping Systems in Environmental Quality and Fertilizer Efficiency [USDA0519]
The purpose of "Effects of Nutrient Transport in Cropping Systems in Environmental Quality and Fertilizer Efficiency" is to assess dynamic nitrogen (N) transport in high-residue conservation-tilled ...


36. Elevated CO2: Effects on Tree (Orange Trees) and Insects: Temperature Interactions and Modeling Crop Response [USDA0529]
The purpose of the research data found in "Elevated CO2: Effects on Tree (Orange Trees) and Insects: Temperature Interactions and Modeling Crop Response" was to determine the long-term effects of ...


37. Financial Rate of Return on Cut Areas of the Fernow National Forest, USDA/FS [USDA_FS5]
"Financial Rate of Return on Cut Areas of the Fernow National Forest" includes 25 years of long-term data, the purpose of which is to determine the effects of financial rate of return stands in terms ...


38. Forest Health Monitoring Program (FHMP), USDA Forest Service [usdafs_d_fhmp]
The Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) program is a multi-agency, cooperative effort to determine the status, changes,and trends in all forest ecosystems in the United States on an annual basis. The ...


39. Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program, USDA Forest Service [USDA_FIA]
Note: This database covers the entire US forest regions. Each specific location has its own unique contact person. Please see "http://fia.fs.fed.us/". The Forest Inventory and Analysis program ...


40. Gaston County Water Quality and Water Quantity [USDA0111]
Comprehensive database on water quality for the county. Collection Organization: USDA-CES - Gaston County, NC Collection Methodology: Well sampling, water quality sampling, some digitized land ...


41. Genotypic Variation in Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Mature Ponderosa Pine Trees [USDA0562]
Data in "Genotypic Variation in Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Mature Ponderosa Pine Trees" consists of measurements of xylem water potential, soil moisture, gas exchange and carbon isotope discrimination ...


42. Geography, Land Use and Population data for Counties in the Contiguous United States [EOSWEBSTER_US_County_Data_4-5]   PARENT METADATA
Two datasets provide geographic, land use and population data for US Counties within the contiguous US. Land area, water area, cropland area, farmland area, pastureland area and idle cropland area ...


43. Jornada Experimental Range Soil Water [MSU0019]
The "Jornada Experimental Range Soil Water" data set contains information on the amount of soil water available to plants at various depths on major soil types on the Jornada Experimental Range near ...


44. Land Use Changes, 1970's [USDA0016]
The "Land Use Changes, 1970's" database contains paired sample data on land use change for the decade of the 1970's for 135 fast growing counties and selected cities in the United States. Counties ...


45. Major Land Resource Areas of the U.S. (MLRA) [MSU0026]
The Major Land Resource Areas of the U.S. (MLRA) contains natural resource information for the United States at a scale of 1:7,500,000. The MLRA and LRR (Land Resource Regions) boundaries are developed ...


46. Management of Soil, Water, and Nitrogen Resources to Protect Ground Water Quality [USDA0547]
The purpose of "Management of Soil, Water, and Nitrogen Resources to Protect Ground Water Quality" is to aid in the development of soil, water, and crop management practices to more effectively use ...


47. Marine Information from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_STATS]
The data made available include summary tables of marine statistics, and maps showing coral reefs and mangroves from a number of countries, generated from the global reef database. ...


48. Marine Turtle Nesting Database [unep_marineturtle]
Distribution of marine turtles in the Indian Ocean. Information was obtained from published and unpublished literature, and through liaison with turtle fieldworkers. It was intended that the database ...


49. NCDC Summary 3200 [USDA0285]
The dataset supports NRCS resource conservation activities nationwide. This includes wetlands determinations, soil erosion, water quality, grazing lands, chemical run-off and many other applications. ...


50. Official Soil Series Descriptions (OSED) - State [USDA0210]
Nationally-maintained database of information about official National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) - recognized and correlated soil series. The descriptions include typical soil profile descriptions, ...


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