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1. 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 ...


2. 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 ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. 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 ...


10. Pre-LBA ISLSCP Initiative I Data [Pre-LBA_ISLSCP-I]
This data set contains hydrology, soils, radiation, cloud, and vegetation data from the International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP) Initiative I. The ISLSCP data sets should ...


11. Southern Appalachian Assessment (SAA) Online Geospatial Database [SAMAB_SAA]
The Southern Appalachian Assessment (SAA) was a cooperative multi-agency effort to assess the environmental condition of the Southern Appalachian region. The SAA was described as the ecological equivalent ...


12. ISLSCP II AVHRR ALBEDO AND BRDF, 1995 [ISLSCP2_AVHRR_ALBEDO]
This Albedo and BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) data set contains three files containing BRDF parameters, white- sky albedo and black-sky albedo at solar noon for three bands ...


13. ISLSCP II C4 VEGETATION PERCENTAGE [ISLSCP_C4_1DEG]
The photosynthetic composition (C3 or C4) of vegetation on the land surface is essential for accurate simulations of biosphere-atmosphere exchanges of carbon, water, and energy. C3 and C4 plants have ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. ISLSCP II ECOSYSTEM ROOTING DEPTHS [ISLSCP_EROOT]
The goal of this study was to predict the global distribution of plant rooting depths based on data about global aboveground vegetation structure and climate. Vertical root distributions influence ...


17. ISLSCP II CARBON DIOXIDE FLUX AT HARVARD FOREST AND NORTHERN BOREAS SITES [FLUXNET_POINT]
Carbon dioxide flux and meteorological data for the Harvard Forest, MA (1992-95) and BOREAS Northern Study Area, Old Black Spruce (Alberta, Canada; 1994-95) FLUXNET sites are provided as examples ...


18. ISLSCP II GLOBAL RIVER FLUXES OF CARBON AND SEDIMENTS TO THE OCEANS [RIVER_CARBON_FLUX]
The River Carbon Flux data set represents estimates for the riverine export of carbon and of sediments. This data set includes the amounts of carbon and of sediments that are discharged to the oceans ...


19. ISLSCP II GPPDI, NET PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY (NPP) CLASS B POINT DATA [GPPDI_NPP_POINT]
The Global Primary Production Data Initiative (GPPDI) was set up as a Focus 1 activity of the IGBP Data and Information System, a coordinated international program to improve worldwide estimates of ...


20. ISLSCP II IGBP NPP OUTPUT FROM TERRESTRIAL BIOGEOCHEMISTRY MODELS [ISLSCP_MODEL_NPP]
This data set contains modeled annual net primary production (NPP) for the land biosphere from seventeen different global models. Annual NPP is defined as the net difference of annual carbon uptake ...


21. ISLSCP II CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS FROM FOSSIL FUELS, CEMENT, AND GAS FLARING [ISLSCP_CO2_EMISSIONS]
This data set contains decadal (1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990 and 1995) estimates of gridded fossil-fuel emissions, expressed in 1,000 metric tons C per year per one degree latitude by one degree longitude. ...


22. ISLSCP II EDGAR 3 GRIDDED GREENHOUSE AND OZONE PRECURSOR GAS EMISSIONS [ISLSCP_EDGAR_ATMOS]
The EDGAR (Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research) database project is a comprehensive task carried out jointly by the National Institute for Public Health (RIVM) and the Netherlands Organization ...


23. ISLSCP II GLOBAL PRIMARY PRODUCTION DATA INITIATIVE GRIDDED NPP DATA [ISLSCP_GPPDI_NPP_GRDDED]
Net Primary Production (NPP) is an important component of the carbon cycle and, among the pools and fluxes that make up the cycle, it is one of the steps that are most accessible to field measurement. ...


24. ISLSCP II UNH/GRDC COMPOSITE MONTHLY RUNOFF [ISLSCPII_COMP_RUNOFF]
The University of New Hampshire (UNH)/Global Runoff Data Centre (GRDC) composite runoff data combines simulated water balance model runoff estimates derived from climate forcing with monitored river ...


25. ISLSCP II FASIR-ADJUSTED NDVI BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETER FIELDS, 1982-1998 [ISLSCP_II_FASIR_BIOPHYS]
The Fourier-Adjusted, Sensor and Solar zenith angle corrected, Interpolated, Reconstructed (FASIR) adjusted Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data set and derived biophysical parameter ...


26. 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, ...


27. 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 ...


28. ISLSCP II GLOBAL SEA ICE CONCENTRATION [ISLSCP_SEA_ICE_EXTENT]
This International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP) Initiative II data set is based on the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 Scanning Multichannel ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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 ...


31. 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) ...


32. 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, ...


33. 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 μm) and ...


34. ISLSCP II NORTHERN HEMISPHERE MONTHLY SNOW COVER EXTENT [ISLSCP_SNOW_COVER_XDEG]
This ISLSCP data set is derived from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid Weekly Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent product which combines snow cover and sea ice ...


35. 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 ...


36. ISLSCP II SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE [ISLSCP_SEA_SURFACE_TEMP]
Sea surface temperature (SST) is an important indicator of the state of the earth climate system as well as a key variable in the coupling between the atmosphere and the ocean. Accurate knowledge ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. ISLSCP II SNOW-FREE, SPATIALLY COMPLETE, 16 DAY ALBEDO, 2002 [ISLSCP_II_snofree_16day_albedo]
This data set contains 9 files for snow-free, spatially complete 16-day global black-sky albedos at local solar noon, white-sky albedos and quality information based on MODerate Resolution Imaging ...


42. Daily Global Area Coverage (GAC) Images for Africa from the NOAA AVHRR Radiometers, 1982-1992, from SAI/JRC [SAI_JRC-AVHRR_GAC_AFRICA_LAND]
General information about NOAA-AVHRR can be queried by interested users in the category 'Sensor' and 'Source'. Some basic information is given hereafter. The Advanced Very ...


43. Major World Ecosystem Complexes Ranked By Carbon In Live Vegetation: A Database, CDIAC NDP-017 [CDIAC_NDP17]
This package contains a computerized database used to generate a global vegetation map of 44 different land ecosystem complexes comprising seven broad groups. The database and accompanying ...


44. North American Lilac Phenology Data Since 1956 online [LILAC_PHENOLOGY]
Yearly date of first leaf and first bloom for lilac shrubs (Syringa chinensis clone and Syringa vulgaris) for 1126 locations in the United States and Canada. Schwartz and Reiter (2000): Onset of ...


45. 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 ...


46. Processing of Radar Altimeter Network Data as part of the Large-scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia [RALNET_LBA]
RALNET-LBA is a data sharing objective aimed at the Land Surface Hydrology component of LBA. Its contents are the direct output of the "Altimetric Remote Sensing of the Amazon: Contribution to Surface ...


47. Earth Update CD-Rom : encyclopedic real-time source for Earth science data, careers, and activities. Written in Macromedia Director for ease of use. [earth_update]
Earth Update is an interactive, real-time display system of Earth images and data designed for Museums and Schools and now available to the general public as a "realtime museum on a disk"! Running ...


48. 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 ...


49. Chernobyl Radioactive Fallout on the Biosphere of Biwa Lake [BIWALAKECHERNOBYLCONTAMINATION]
Trends and temporal changes on the radioactive nuclides on Osaka region and in the ecosystem of Biwa Lake located in approximately center of Japan, which were caused by the Chernobyl nuclear accident ...


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