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1. Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_visitor_data]   PARENT METADATA
In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands. This dataset ...


2. State of the Environment Database of Antarctic related indicators [DB_SOE]
Antarctica is the world's greatest remaining wilderness area. It plays a significant role in many global environmental issues such as wind and water currents and world weather patterns. State of ...


3. Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) Dataset From Landsat [CIESIN_SEDAC_HBASE_V1_1.0]
The Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) Dataset from Landsat is a global map of HBASE derived from the Global Land Survey (GLS) Landsat dataset for the target year 2010. The HBASE ...


4. Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) Dataset From Landsat [CIESIN_SEDAC_GMIS_V1_1.0]
The Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) Dataset From Landsat consists of global estimates of fractional impervious cover derived from the Global Land Survey (GLS) Landsat dataset for the target ...


5. 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, ...


6. CMS: Estimated Deforested Area Biomass, Tropical America, Africa, and Asia, 2000 [CMS_Pantropical_Forest_Biomass_1337_1]
This data set provides estimates of pre-deforestation aboveground live woody biomass (AGLB) at 30-m resolution for deforested areas of tropical America, tropical Africa, and tropical Asia for the ...


7. LBA-ECO CD-04 Logging Damage, km 83 Tower Site, Tapajos National Forest, Brazil [CD04_LOGGING_DAMAGE_1038_1]
This data set contains the results of a survey of logging damage in a 18 ha plot (300 m N-S, 600 m E-W) east (upwind) of the eddy flux tower at km 83, Tapajos National Forest, Para, Brazil. Data collected ...


8. LBA-ECO CD-34 Landsat Fractional Land Cover Analysis, Manaus, Brazil: 2004-2005 [CD34_AMAZON_LANDSAT_1176_1]
This data set provides the results of fractional land cover analysis for nonphotosynthetic vegetation (NPV) from two Landsat images of Manaus, Brazil, for October 14, 2004, and for July 29, 2005. ...


9. LBA-ECO LC-05 Biomass and Soil Properties of Fragmented Forests, Amazonas, Brazil [LC05_BDFF_BIOMASS_SOILS_1040_1]
This data set reports (1) total aboveground dry biomass based on detailed estimates of all live and dead plant material, (2) results from repeated surveys of aboveground biomass allowing the calculation ...


10. LBA-ECO LC-09 Land Cover Transitions Maps for Study Sites in Para, Brazil: 1970-2001 [LC09_TRANSITION_MATRICES_1098_1]
This data set includes classified land cover transition maps at 30-m resolution derived from Landsat TM, MSS, ETM+ imagery and aerial photos of Altamira, Santarem, and Ponta de Pedras, in the state ...


11. LBA-ECO LC-13 GIS Coverages of Logged Areas, Cauaxi, Para, Brazil: 1996, 1998 [LC13CAUAXI_890_1]
This data set contains GIS coverage constructed from measurements taken of four logged areas in Cauaxi, Para, Brazil. Logged areas were selectively harvested either using conventional logging techniques ...


12. LBA-ECO LC-13 GIS Coverages of Logged Areas, Tapajos Forest, Para, Brazil: 1996, 1998 [LC13TAPAJOS_893_1]
This data set contains GIS coverages constructed from measurements taken of logged areas in the Tapajos National Forest region of Para, Brazil in 1996 and 1998 (Asner et al., 2004). Coverages include ...


13. LBA-ECO LC-14 Modeled Deforestation Scenarios, Amazon Basin: 2002-2050 [LC14_AMAZON_SCENARIOS_1153_1]
This data set provides the results of the two modeled scenarios for future patterns of deforestation across the Amazon Basin from 2002 to 2050. This larger defined Amazon Basin (PanAmazon area) includes ...


14. LBA-ECO LC-21 Selective Logging Activity in the Brazilian Amazon: 1999-2002 [LC21_SELECTIVE_LOGGING_1172_1]
This data set provides the results of analyses of Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) images for selective logging activity in the Brazilian states of Para, Mato Gross, Rondonia, Roraima, ...


15. LBA-ECO LC-22 Post-deforestation Land Use, Mato Grosso, Brazil: 2001-2005 [LC22_POST_DEFORESTATION_LULC_1099_1]
This data set provides (1) areal estimates of deforestation events (>25 ha) that were identified from 2001-2004 in Mato Grosso by the Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE) as part of the Program ...


16. LBA-ECO LC-24 Cadastral Property Map of Uruara, Para, Brazil: ca.1975 [LC24_CADASTRAL_MAP_PARA_1042_1]
This data set contains a shapefile of a digitized map of the land parcel information of the original properties of the Uruara colonization site, Para, Brazil, acquired from the Instituto de Colonizacao ...


17. LBA-ECO LC-24 Historical Roads of the Legal Amazon: 1968-1993 [LC24_HISTORICAL_ROADS_AMAZON_1043_1]
This data set contains ESRI shapefiles of historical roads (basin-wide federal and state roads) in nine Brazilian states for the Legal Amazon: Amazonas, Para, Acre, Rondonia, Roraima, Tocantins, Amapa, ...


18. LBA-ECO LC-24 Landsat ETM+ Forest Cover Classification, Uruara, Para, Brazil: 1999 [LC24_ETM_DEFORESTATION_MAP_1054_1]
This data set contains a 1999 Landsat ETM+ mosaic image land of cover classification showing forested and deforestation areas in Uruara, Para, Brazil. This image may be overlain with the cadastral ...


19. LBA-ECO LC-39 MODIS Active Fire and Frequency Data for South America: 2000-2007 [LC39_MODIS_FIRE_SA_1186_1]
This data set, Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO) LC-39 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Active Fire and Frequency Data for South America: 2000-2007, provides ...


20. LBA-ECO ND-04 Secondary Forest Carbon and Nutrient Stocks, Central Amazonia, Brazil [ND04_C_NUTRIENT_STOCKS_1069_1]
This data set reports the carbon and nutrient stocks of above-ground vegetation and soil pools at three locations where post-pasture secondary forest recovery ranged from 0 to 14 years since abandonment. ...


21. LBA-ECO ND-11 Regeneration in Undisturbed and Logged Forests, NW Mato Grosso, Brazil [ND11_REGENERATION_965_1]
This data set reports the results of field surveys to determine: regeneration diversity and size distribution of plants in primary undisturbed forest; and regeneration diversity and size distribution ...


22. LBA-ECO TG-07 Soil Trace Gas Flux and Root Mortality, Tapajos National Forest [LBA_TG07_STGFARM_924_1]
This data set reports the results of an experiment that tested the short-term effects of root mortality on the soil-atmosphere fluxes of nitrous oxide, nitric oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide in ...


23. Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2): Global Human Influence Index (HII) Dataset (IGHP) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP2_HII_IGHP_2.0]
The Global Human Influence Index Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2) is a global dataset of 1-kilometer grid cells, created from nine global data layers covering human ...


24. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000_2000.00]
The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the ...


25. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL_1.0]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for International ...


26. China Dimensions Data Collection: China County-Level Data on Population (Census) and Agriculture, Keyed to 1:1M GIS Map [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_CTY_POPAG_GIS_1.0]
China County-Level Data on Population (Census) and Agriculture, Keyed To 1:1M GIS Map consists of census, agricultural economic, and boundary data for the administrative regions of China for 1990. ...


27. China Dimensions Data Collection: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_FUNDGIS_1.0]
Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 consists of vector maps of China and surrounding areas. The maps include roads, railroads, drainage systems, contours, populated places, ...


28. China Dimensions Data Collection: Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_AGENDA21_1.0]
Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 consists of full-text program descriptions supporting China's economic and social development. The descriptions represent 69 programs covering legislation, ...


29. Windmill Islands bryophyte communities surveyed 2000-2013 (13 years) [AAS_4046_NCC_Robinson]
East Antarctica has shown little evidence of warming to date with no coherent picture of how climate change is affecting vegetation. Here we show that vegetation in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica ...


30. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001_2001.00]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


31. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002_2002.00]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


32. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


33. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v1_1.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 data set describes globally-significant ecological patterns within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


34. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1700_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


35. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1800_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


36. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1900_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


37. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_2000_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


38. Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LULC_PUEXPANS_2030_1.0]
The Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030 presents spatially explicit probabilistic forecasts of global urban land cover change from 2000 to 2030 at a 2.5 arc-minute resolution. ...


39. Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2): Global Human Influence Index (HII) Dataset (Geographic) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP2_HII_GEOG_2.0]
The Global Human Influence Index Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2) is a global dataset of 1-kilometer grid cells, created from nine global data layers covering human ...


40. Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_V1_1.0]
The Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) was developed under the auspices of the CODATA Global Roads Data Development Task Group. The data set combines the best available roads ...


41. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11_1.01]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, Version 1.1 contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 ...


42. Microbial diversity in the SRE4 marine biodegradation experiment [SRE4_tRFLP_all]   PARENT METADATA
The diversity of the microbial communities in each treatment in the SRE4 in situ biodegradation experiment were examined using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism of the 16S rRNA gene. ...


43. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Rapid Land Cover Change [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_RLCC_1.0]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Rapid Land Cover Change provides data and information on global and regional land cover change in raster format for agriculture (cropland increase and disease), ...


44. AWFI - Wide Field Imaging Camera (CBERS 4) Imagery [INPE_CBERS4_AWFI_1]
The WFI - Wide Field Camera camera can make quick revisits to a certain area - usually in less than five days, aiming at support monitoring and surveillance activities. It complements other sensors ...


45. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Indicators [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_RIOJO_1.0]
The Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Development Indicators portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 35 Commission on Sustainable Development ...


46. CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_CCRDSv1_1.0]
The CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 contains 367 entries describing national-level road network data sets for 147 countries and four entries describing global data sets. It was produced ...


47. California Rivers Assessment Interactive Database [CA_ICE_CARiversAssesstInterDB]
The California Rivers Assessment (CARA) is a computer-based data management system designed to give resource managers, policy-makers, landowners, scientists and interested citizens rapid ...


48. MUX - MultiSpectral Camera (CBERS 4) Imagery [INPE_CBERS4_MUX_1]
CBERS-4 MUX - Multispectral Camera. This camera is built under Brazilian responsibility. It is a multispectral camera with four spectral band covering the wavelength range from blue to near infrared ...


49. Modeling Water Quality in the Tualatin River, Oregon, 1991-1997 [WRIR_01_4062]
The calibration of a model of flow, temperature, and water quality in the Tualatin River, Oregon, originally calibrated for the summers of 1991 through 1993, was extended to the summers of 1991 through ...


50. Modelling Carbon Sequestration in Forested Landscapes (CASFOR-II) [EFI_CASFOR_II]
The general objectives of the Modelling Carbon Sequestration in Forested Landscapes (CASFOR-II) project are to consist of A) the develop a general model for estimating carbon ...


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