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1. 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 ...


2. China Dimensions Data Collection: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_FUNDGIS_1.0]
China Dimensions Data Collection: 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, ...


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


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 Dimensions Data Collection: 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. 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 ...


11. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


12. AAliens in Antarctica tourist and scientist numbers 2007 - 2008 [Aliens_in_Ant_Visitor_Numbers]   PARENT METADATA
One Excel worksheet is provided. This contains estimates of the number of scientists (including their support personnel) landing at ice-free locations in Antarctica. Estimates were derived from station ...


13. 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 ...


14. Aliens in Antarctica - General Visitor Survey and Visitor Clothing Survey data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_survey_data]   PARENT METADATA
In principle all Antarctic visitors in the 2007/2008 southern summer season received a questionnaire called the General Visitor Survey (GVS) about previous use of their clothing and other equipment, ...


15. Aliens in Antarctica - Seed Identifications data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_seed_identifications]   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 file lists ...


16. Aliens in Antarctica - project to study exotic species and visitors in the Antarctic [ASAC_2904]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2904 See the link below for public details on this project. International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica will assess the threat of humans ...


17. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 - ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change [ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change]   PARENT METADATA
Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit numbers (data owned by and provided to the ...


18. 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 ...


19. Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants. [ASAC_2933]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. See the child records for access to the datasets. Public While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, ...


20. Development of Fluvioglacial Landforms in the Larsemann Hills, Eastern Antarctica [ASAC_570]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 570 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: The Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica, ...


21. Long-term Changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability, Macquarie Island [ASAC_2317]
The project is a longterm monitoring program which commenced in 1980. The aim was to monitor vegetation and erosion changes on Macquarie Island (tall tussock vegetation on the steep coastal slopes, ...


22. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


23. 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. ...


24. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


25. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Amphipod and Isopod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_Amphipod.Isopod_Kingston2007]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


26. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Brown Ostracod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_BrownOstracods_Kingston2007]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


27. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Juvenile Gastropod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetaToxicityMarine_JuvenileGastropods_Kingston2007]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


28. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


29. 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 ...


30. Understanding the impact of change on Australia's World Heritage subantarctic islands [ASAC_3095]   CHILD METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3095. Public Global warming and the impact of feral animals or weedy plant species are causing changes in terrestrial sub-Antarctic ecosystems. We ...


31. 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 ...


32. Africa FAO Irrigable Soil Classes (GIS Coverage) [NBId0017_101]
The African Irrigable Soils dataset is part of the FAO Irrigation and Water Resource Potential for Africa. The base map used was the UNESCO/FAO Soil Map of the World (1977), scale 1:5000000 and Miller ...


33. Africa Irrigation Potential, Best soils, 1987 [NBId0211_101]
The Africa Irrigation Potential data set, which represents the best soils suitable for upland, is part of the FAO Irrigation and Water Resources Potential Database. The main input maps ...


34. Africa Water Balance high/lowland crops, 1987 [NBId0203_101]
The Africa Water Balance data set which is prepared by watershed and by country, belongs to the group of "Irrigation and Water Resources Potential" study. It covers 55 countries and 25 ...


35. 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 ...


36. Desertification Atlas (Africa) Maps 1-17 [NBId0270_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


37. Desertification Atlas (Global) Maps 1-20 [NBId0288_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


38. Kenya Coastal Zone - Mining, Towns, Industry, Utilities [NBId0136_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 ...


39. 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), ...


40. 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 ...


41. Percent Urban Cover, Africa [NBId0045_101]
New-ID: NBI45 Percent Urban Cover for Africa. Revised FNOC Percent Urban Cover Dataset Documentation File: AFURBAN.IMG Code: 100082-004 Raster Member The IMG file is in IDRISI format The ...


42. Rwanda Society-Environment Project [NBId0262_101]
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY RWANDA SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT PROJECT The objective of the project is to address natural resources management (NRM) issues in Rwanda through a collaborative program of training, ...


43. Senegal Desertification Hazard Model [NBId0163_101]
New-ID: NBI163 The Senegal Desertification Hazard (model) documentation File: SENEGAL7.IMG Code:146008-001 Raster Member The IMG file is in IDRISI format The Senegal Desertifcation Hazard ...


44. Depleted Mangrove Forest in the Coastal Zone of Cambodia [BANd0202_113]
Depleted Mangrove Forest in Koh Kong of Cambodia. It is classified into 2 classes; 1= Mangrove forest and 2 = Shrimp farm


45. Historical Landsat MSS datasets - Chiang Mai deforestration [BANd0155_113]
Forest Non-forest classification of Landsat MSS images (1975, 79, 84, 85) of Chiang Mai Province in Northern Thailand illustrating the deforestration problem.


46. American Alligator Ecology and Monitoring for CERP [USGS_SOFIA_rice_alligators_04]
This project will accomplish several tasks with a combination of field data collection, GIS mapping, and computer simulation. Our main objectives are designed to answer questions critical to restoration ...


47. Automated Hydrologic Monitoring Data for Disney Wilderness Preserve, Florida [Firesinwetlands_automatedhydrologicmondata]
Daily water level data collected from a subset of 43 automated locations on the Preserve, most within wetland systems.


48. Automated Hydrologic Monitoring Data for Disney Wilderness Preserve, Florida - DWP_Firesinwetlands_automatedhydrologicmondata [DWP_Firesinwetlands_automatedhydrologicmondata]
Daily water level data collected from a subset of 43 automated locations on the Preserve, most within wetland systems.


49. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer, USGS-CERP liaison with USACE [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_usace]
The objectives of this project are: 1. support of Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan/REstoration COordination and VERification (CERP/RECOVER) by USGS participation in CERP PDT and RECOVER meetings ...


50. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer: USGS-CERP liaison with SFWMD [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_sfwmd]
This management and coordination effort supports several of the initiatives listed in the DOI science plan. The USGS representative will participate in CERP and RECOVER meetings and share information ...


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