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1. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (g) Vegetation 'signature points' with accompanying 35mm terrestrial photos. [HI_VEG_VEGSIGNATURES]   PARENT DIF
The data consist of 35 'Vegetation Signature' geo-located points and 34 x 35mm terrestrial photos (scanned images) of the vegetation at the actual points, for use in remote sensing research. The ...


2. Contour Lines of the Pacuare Watershed - CR [CGIAR_CIAT_CONTOURPAC]
The digital map of contour lines of the Pacuare watershed in Costa Rica was part of Glenn Hyman's doctoral dissertation research at the University of Tennessee. The digital map was used as one component ...


3. ISLSCP II HYDRO1k Elevation-derived Products [ISLSCP_II_HYDRO1K]
This data set contains coarse scale elevation and elevation-based parameters at 1.0 and 0.5-degree spatial resolutions that were developed to support a wide variety of global modeling activities through ...


4. Heard Island: Baseline Data for Monitoring Longterm Change. (a) Vegetation Mapping from Orthophotos. [HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
Vegetation mapping from orthophotos derived from non-metric photography for the north eastern, south eastern, south, west and north west coastal areas of Heard Island. More information about the ...


5. ISLSCP II CONTINUOUS FIELDS OF VEGETATION COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_CONTVEG]
The objective of this study was to derive continuous fields of vegetation cover from multi-temporal Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data using all available bands and derived Normalized ...


6. ISLSCP II EARTH RADIATION BUDGET EXPERIMENT (ERBE) MONTHLY ALBEDO, 1986-1990 [ISCLSCP_II_ERBE_ALBEDO]
The goals of the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) are (1) to understand the radiation balance between the Sun, Earth, atmosphere, and space and (2) to establish an accurate, long-term baseline ...


7. ISLSCP II FASIR-ADJUSTED NDVI, 1982-1998 [ISLSCP_II_FASIR_NDVI]
The Fourier-Adjusted, Sensor and Solar zenith angle corrected, Interpolated, Reconstructed (FASIR) adjusted Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 17-year, ...


8. ISLSCP II GIMMS MONTHLY NDVI, 1981-2002 [ISLSCP_II_GIMMS_NDVI]
The Global Inventory Modelling and Mapping Studies (GIMMS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 22-year satellite record of monthly changes in terrestrial ...


9. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL CROPLANDS COVER, 1700-1992 [ISLSCP_II_HCROPLAND]
The Historical Croplands Cover data set was developed to understand the consequences of historical changes in land use and land cover for ecosystem goods and services. In particular, this data set ...


10. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL LAND COVER AND LAND USE, 1700-1990 [ISLSCP_II_HLANDCOVER]
The Historical Land Cover and Land Use data set was developed to provide the global change community with historical land use estimates. The data set describes historical land use changes over a 300-year ...


11. ISLSCP II IGBP DISCOVER AND SIB LAND COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_IDSLC]
This data set describes the geographic distributions of 17 classes of land cover based on the International Geosphere-Biosphere DISCover land cover legend (Loveland and Belward 1997) and the 15 classes ...


12. ISLSCP II LEAF AREA INDEX (LAI) FROM FIELD MEASUREMENTS, 1932-2000 [ISLSCP_II_ORNL_LAI]
Leaf Area Index (LAI) data from the scientific literature, covering the period from 1932-2000, have been compiled at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) ...


13. ISLSCP II MODIS (COLLECTION 4) ALBEDO, 2002 [ISLSCP_II_MODIS_ALBEDO_2002]
The MODIS BRDF/Albedo Product (MOD43B) provides measures of clear sky surface albedo every 16 days. Both white-sky albedo (bihemispherical reflectance) and black-sky albedo (directional hemispherical ...


14. ISLSCP II MODIS (COLLECTION 4) IGPB LAND COVER, 2000-2001 [ISLSCP_II_MODISLC]
The objective of the MODIS Land Cover Product is to provide a suite of land cover types useful to global system science modelers by exploiting the information content of MODIS data in the spectral, ...


15. ISLSCP II MONTHLY SNOW-FREE ALBEDO, 1982-1998, AND BACKGROUND SOIL REFLECTANCE [ISLSCPII_SNOWFREE_ALBEDO]
This data set contains monthly average snow-free surface shortwave albedo calculated for the period 1982-1998 and estimates of background soil/litter reflectances in the visible (0.4-0.7 ??m) and ...


16. ISLSCP II NOAA 5-YEAR AVERAGE MONTHLY SNOW-FREE ALBEDO FROM AVHRR [ISLSCP_II_NOAA_ALBEDO_5yr]
The objective of this work was to produce a monthly climatology of broadband surface albedos for use in global numerical weather prediction models at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction ...


17. ISLSCP II POTENTIAL NATURAL VEGETATION COVER [ISLSCP_II_POT_VEG]
This data set was developed to describe the state of the global land cover in terms of 15 major vegetation types, plus water, before alteration by humans. It forms a complement to the historical croplands ...


18. ISLSCP II UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND GLOBAL LAND COVER CLASSIFICATIONS, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP_II_UMD_LC]
The objective of this study was to create a land cover map derived from 1 kilometer AVHRR data using all available bands and derived Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and a full year of ...


19. The whole Hapex-Sahel experience data [HAPEX-DATA]
HAPEX-Sahel: the Hydrology-Atmosphere Pilot Experiment in the Sahel, 1990-1992. (The following text is an extract of : Geographical, biological and remote sensing aspects of the Hydrologic Atmospheric ...


20. Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. [HI_VEG_OVERALL]   CHILD DIFs
The production of a detailed vegetation dataset which can act as a sound baseline for detection of change has been a longterm process and has now been completed. There are seven &child& metadata ...


21. ISLSCP II Global Gridded Soil Characteristics [ISLSCP_SOILS_1DEG]
This data set provides gridded data for selected soil parameters derived from data and methods developed by the Global Soil Data Task, an international collaborative project with the objective of ...


22. ISLSCP II Total Plant-Available Soil Water Storage Capacity of the Rooting Zone [ISLSCP2_ROOT_STORAGE_CAPACITY]
This data set provides two estimates of the geographic distribution of the total plant-available soil water storage capacity of the rooting zone ("rooting zone water storage size") on a 1.0 degree ...


23. ISLSCP II Gauge-Based Analyses of Daily Precipitation over Global Land Areas [ISLSCP_GTS_PRECIP]
The objective of this work was to construct a long-term data set of daily precipitation on half degree and one degree latitude/longitude grids over the global land areas. The analyses are defined ...


24. ISLSCP II Global Precipitation Climatology Project Version 1, Pentad Precipitation [ISLSCP_PRECIP_PENTAD]
The Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) pentad version 1 precipitation data set includes global precipitation rates for 5-day, or pentad, periods. The data sets are derived from measured ...


25. ISLSCP II Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Consumption by Continental Erosion [ISLSCP_ATMOS_CO2_EROSION]
The Continental Atmospheric CO2 Consumption data set represents gridded estimates for the riverine export of carbon and of sediments based on empirical models. All data exist for the overall continental ...


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