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1. LTER Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - Mollusc pop size dist monitoring: Fall 2001 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size dist. based on collections from GCE marsh, mon sites 1-10 [page12_LTER_GCE_INV_GCEM_0301b]   PARENT METADATA
This data set is the Fall 2001 report of infaunal and epifaunal mollusc species size distributions at the GCE-LTER marsh sites used for population monitoring. Infaunal and epifaunal molluscs were ...


2. LTER Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - September 2002 surface water phytoplankton productivity for 10 Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER sampling sites - page12_LTER_GCE_PHP-GCEM-0302d [page12_LTER_GCE_PHP-GCEM-0302d]   PARENT METADATA
Water samples were collected by Niskin bottle or by hand from just beneath the surface during low tide surveys at or near 10 GCE-LTER sampling sites in September 2002. The incorporation of radiolabelled ...


3. 1998 Hurricane Mitch Honduras Habitat Data for the Islas de la Bahia and Northern coastal region. [usgs_nwrc_islasdelabahia]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland (including seagrass habitat) and upland habitats in the northern coastal areas of Honduras affected by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998. The ...


4. A Bibliography of Fisheries Biology in North and South Dakota [usgsbrdnpwrcb00000013_Version 30SEP2002]
This bibliography lists as many fisheries biology and related references as possible from North Dakota and South Dakota waters for use by fishery biologists. Selected references from contiguous states ...


5. A Checklist of Manitoba Spiders (Araneae) with Notes on Geographic Relationships [usgs_npwrc_manitobaspiders_Version 16JUL97]
An annotated list of spider species is compiled from museum collections and several personal collections. This list includes 483 species in 20 families; 139 species are new provincial ...


6. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast, CDIAC/NDP043C [CDIAC_NDP043C]
[Adapted from the online documentation] The Numeric Data Package (NDP-043C) consists of a digital data base that may be used to identify coastlines along the U.S. West Coast that are at risk to sea-level ...


7. A GIS dataset of bird nests mapped in the Windmill Islands by Frederique Olivier and Drew Lee during the 2002-2003 season [BIRDSCASEY0203]
Very little information is known about the distribution and abundance of snow petrels at the regional scale. This dataset contains locations of bird nests, mostly snow petrels, mapped in the Windmill ...


8. A Multi-scale Habitat Evaluation of Amphibians in the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley [nwrc_amphibianslowermiss]
Bottomland hardwood forests are floodplain forests distributed along rivers and streams throughout the central and southern United States. The largest bottomland hardwood ecosystem in North America ...


9. 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 ...


10. Accuracy and Precision of Estimating Age of Gray Wolves by Tooth Wear [usgs_npwrc_graywolves_Version 30APR2001]
We evaluated the accuracy and precision of tooth wear for aging gray wolves (Canis lupus) from Alaska, Minnesota, and Ontario based on 47 known-age or known-minimum-age skulls. Estimates of age using ...


11. Acute Toxicity of Fire-Control Chemicals, Nitrogenous Chemicals, and Surfactants to Rainbow Trout [usgs_npwrc_acutetoxicity_Version 06JUL2000]
Laboratory studies were conducted to determine the acute toxicity of three ammonia-based fire retardants (Fire-Trol LCA-F, Fire-Trol LCM-R, and Phos-Chek 259F), five surfactant-based fire-suppressant ...


12. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


13. Alien Plants Ranking System (APRS) Implementation Team [NPWRC_alienplantsrankingsystem_version 5.1, Version 30 Sep 2002]
The Alien Plants Ranking System (APRS) is a computer-implemented system to help land managers make difficult decisions concerning invasive nonnative plants. The management of invasive plants is difficult, ...


14. Alpha Status, Dominance, and Division of Labor in Wolf Packs. [usgs_npwrc_alpha_Version 16MAY2000]
The prevailing view of a wolf (Canis lupus) pack is that of a group of individuals ever vying for dominance but held in check by the "alpha" pair, the alpha male and the alpha female. Most research ...


15. 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 ...


16. American Wildcelery (Vallisneria americana) Ecological Considerations for Restoration [usgsbrdnpwrcb00000016_Version 16JUL97]
The success of vegetation management programs for waterfowl is dependent on knowing the physical and physiological requirements of the target species. Lakes and riverine impoundments that contain ...


17. 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, ...


18. Amphibians and Reptiles at Cape Cod National Seashore [gomc_157]
While we have good information on the occurrence of amphibians and reptiles in the National Seashore, there is much we do not know about their distribution, abundance, and population trends. Given ...


19. Analysis of Factors Affecting Distribution and Abundance of FL Scrub Lizard [BRD004]
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 ...


20. Apapane, Characteristics of Hawaiian Honeycreeper [brdpier0002]
The Apapane is the most abundant species of Honeycreeper and is perhaps best known for its wide-ranging flights in search of localized blooms of ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha) flowers, its primary ...


21. Application of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Measurement of Polychlorinated Biphenyls from Hydrophobic Solutions. [usgsbrdcerc_immunosorbentassay]
The objectives of this work were 1) to study the recovery and homogenity of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in solution prepared for ELISA by direct dilution of isooctane solutions; 2) to evaluate ...


22. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Data Base, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USFWS_AK_Wildlife1]
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is the most northern and one of the largest Refuges within America's National Wildlife Refuge System. The Arctic Refuge is managed by the U.S. ...


23. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Data; USGS, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AK_Wildlif_Ref1]
Digital land cover and terrain data of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) were prduced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation Systems Field Office, Anchorage, ...


24. Aspects of the Life History and Foraging Ecology of the Endangered Akiapolaau [brdpier0004]
Relative abundance, breeding ecology, annual survival, home range, and foraging ecology of the Akiapolaau (Hemignathus munroi), an endangered Hawaiian honeycreeper, were studied on the island of Hawaii. ...


25. Assessing Breeding Populations of Ducks by Ground Counts. [usgs_npwrc_ducks_Version 07JAN98]
Waterfowl inventories taken during the breeding season are recognized as a basic technique in assessing the number of ducks per unit area. That waterfowl censusing is still an inexact technology leading ...


26. Assessing Contaminant Sensitivity of Endangered and Threatened Species Toxicant Classes. [usgs_brd_cerc_d_contamsens]
Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is charged with determining if the ...


27. Assessment of Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Genetic Diversity in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) [LSC_AtlanticSalmon]
The eastern coastal rivers of North America have historically supported anadromous populations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Numbers of these animals have declined due to overfishing and loss ...


28. Atlantic Offshore Seabird Dataset Catalog [USGS_PWRC_Atlantic_Seabird_Dataset]
ABSTRACT: Several bureaus within the Department of Interior compiled available information from seabird observation datasets from the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf into a single database, with ...


29. Audubon Christmas Bird Counts [brdpwrc0006]
Audubon link: "http://www.audubon.org/" The first Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs) were conducted in 1900 in response to a suggestion made in the National Audubon Society's magazine Bird-Lore. Twenty-seven ...


30. Avian Research and Monitoring Support [usgsbrdfresc0014]
Several programs exist to provide medium and long-term assistance to the management agencies, but many biologists, especially in remote areas, still need short-term technical assistance. This project ...


31. Avian Use of Purple Loosestrife Dominated Habitat Relative to Other Vegetation Types in a Lake Huron Wetland Complex [usgs_npwrc_purpleloostrife_Version 04JUN99]
Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria), a native of Eurasia, is an introduced perennial plant in North American wetlands that displaces other wetland plants. Although not well studied, purple loosestrife ...


32. Benthic communities in the New London sidescan mosaic study area, USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_NLBENTHS]   PARENT METADATA
This data layer, which focuses on benthic communities, was developed as part of a cooperative project between the University of New Haven, the Connecticut DEP, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Benthic ...


33. Benthic community samples collected by H. L. Sanders (1956) in Long Island Sound, USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_SANDERS]   PARENT METADATA
This data layer, which focuses on benthic communities, was developed as part of a cooperative project between the University of New Haven, the Connecticut DEP, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Benthic ...


34. Benthic community samples collected by Pellegrino and Hubbard (1983) in Long Island Sound, USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_PELLEGRI]   PARENT METADATA
This data layer, which focuses on benthic communities, was developed as part of a cooperative project between the University of New Haven, the Connecticut DEP, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Benthic ...


35. Benthic community samples collected by Reid, et al (1979) in Long Island Sound, USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_REIDETAL]   PARENT METADATA
This data layer, which focuses on benthic communities, was developed as part of a cooperative project between the University of New Haven, the Connecticut DEP, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Benthic ...


36. Benthic community samples in Long Island Sound collected by P.L. McCall (1975), USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_MCCALL]   PARENT METADATA
This GIS layer, which focuses on benthic communities, was developed as part of a cooperative project between the University of New Haven, the Connecticut DEP, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Benthic ...


37. Benthic community sediment samples in Long Island Sound collected by D. Franz (1976), USGS OFR 00-304 [USGS_OFR_00304_FRANZ]   PARENT METADATA
This GIS layer, which focuses on benthic communities, was developed as part of a cooperative project between the University of New Haven, the Connecticut DEP, and the U.S. Geological Survey. Benthic ...


38. Big Bend National Park Bird Point Count [usgs_nwrc_bbendpt]
This data set contains unlimited distance point count data that was collected from 70 sites in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Sites were located by using systematic sampling with a random start. Each ...


39. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries [USGS_PWRC_BioEco]
ABSTRACT: The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program is designed to assess and monitor the effects of environmental contaminants on biological resources, particularly those ...


40. Bird-habitat relationships in the shrubsteppe of Hanford National Monument [USGS_FRESC-464_Hanford_Avian_Habitat]
The Excel spreadsheet contains data from 318 point-count locations, including abundance of 8 focal avian species, field measurements of vegetative characteristics, and key cover type characteristics ...


41. Birds Checklists of the United States [usgsbrdnpwrc_d_birds_checklists_Version 12MAY03]
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 ...


42. Bottom Photographs from the Pulley Ridge Deep Coral Reef [USGS_OFR_2004_1228]
Pulley Ridge is a series of drowned barrier islands that extend over 100 km in 60-100 m water depths. This drowned ridge is located on the Florida Platform in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico about ...


43. 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 ...


44. Breeding Bird Census [brdpwrc0007]
Recognizing the importance of long-term studies for improving our understanding of changes in distribution and abundance patterns of avian communities, the former U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey ...


45. 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 ...


46. Butterflies and Moths of North America [BMNA_33]
The Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) project is ambitious effort to collect and provide access to quality-controlled data about butterflies and moths. The project is housed at Montana ...


47. Census of southern giant petrel nesting areas on Frazier Islands 12 December 2011 [frazier_sgp_12dec2011]
John van den Hoff (Australian Antarctic Division biologist) visited the Frazier Islands on 12 and 13 December 2011. He was assisted by Tim Gill (Field Training Officer), Dan Blight and Trevor Crews ...


48. Changes in Breeding Bird Populations in North Dakota: 1967 to 1992-93. [usgsbrdnpwrcd00000012_Version 31JUL97]
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), ...


49. 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 ...


50. Coastal Program [gomc_66]
The Coastal Program focuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's efforts in bays, estuaries and watersheds around the U.S. coastline. The purpose of the Coastal Program is to conserve fish and wildlife ...


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