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1. Pacific Island Network Marine Fish Monitoring Dataset - Transects [PACN_FISH_TRANSECT]
The benthic marine community in the Pacific Island Network (PACN) is a complex ecologic system and a diverse taxonomic environment, including algae and corals and other invertebrates. Reef-building ...


2. 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 ...


3. 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 ...


4. Cooperative Striped Bass Tagging Program [brdlsc0006]
A coast wide tagging study was initiated in 1986 with the purpose of providing vital information on mortality and migration rates to those involved in management of Atlantic striped bass (Emergency ...


5. White Sturgeon Habitat in the Lower Columbia River [brdnbsc0001]
Estimates of spawning habitat for white sturgeons Acipenser transmontanus in the tailraces of the four dams on the lower 470 km of the Columbia River were obtained by using the Physical Habitat ...


6. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute-2000 [MBARI_VARS_2000]
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) uses high-resolution video equipment to record hundreds of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dives per year. In the first 20 years of ROV diving ...


7. Collection of Marine Birds of South Atlantic (OBIS South America, BRAZIL) [OBIS.MarineBirds_S.Atlantic]
This data set includes the results of the activities undertaken over some 110 years of development of the bird collection in Museu de Zoologia of Universidade de Sao Paulo (MZUSP), but refering only ...


8. Marine Biodiversity in Ilha Grande Bay, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (OBIS South America, BRAZIL) [OBIS.MarineBiodiversity_IlhaGrandeBay]
This data set includes the results of the Marine Rapid Assessment Protocol sampling activities undertaken in summer 2003 and winter 2004 at forty three different localities along Ilha Grande Bay, ...


9. Paranagua Bay - Plankton and Benthos Database (OBIS South America, BRAZIL) [OBIS.Paranagua_Bay]
Several plankton and benthos faunistic assessment have been performed in Paranagua Bay (Southern Brazil) in the last 20 years. This data source includes information on zooplankton and ...


10. Zooplankton assemblages from the Uruguayan coastal and estuarine ecosystems (OBIS South America, BRAZIL) [Zooplankton_Uruguay]
This study presents a first general analysis of the zooplankton assemblages from the Uruguayan coastal/estuarine ecosystems. The database considered comprised information from seven sites representing ...


11. MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Invertebrates [madagascar_invertebrates]
The Madagascar National Oceanographic Data Centre is attached to the University of Toliara. Some of the research achievements of the Oceanographic Data Centre are: a project for the protection of ...


12. Rapid Marine Biodiversity Assessment of the Abrolhos Bank, Bahia, Brazil (OBIS South America, BRAZIL) [Marine_RAP_38_Abrolhos_Bank]
The Abrolhos Bank, in Southern Bahia, Brazil, consists of a 200 km-wide expansion of the continental platform, covering about 46,000 square kilometers. There are extensive mangroves, seagrass and ...


13. National Fish Strain Registry Database [brdlsc0005]
The National Fish Broodstock Registry (NFBR) was initiated in 1991 as a cooperative project of the Fish and Wildlife Service division of Fish Hatcheries and the National Biological Service, Research ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. 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. ...


17. 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 ...


18. Comparison of the Uptake of Dioxin-Like Compounds by Caged Channel Catfish and Semipermeable Membrane Devices in the Saginaw River Michigan [usgsbrdcerc_dioxincompounds]
Elevated concentrations of planar, halogenated hydrocarbons have been linked to reproductive problems in a variety of fish-eating birds and mammals in the Great Lakes and in particular Saginaw Bay. ...


19. Demography and Movements of Apapane and Iiwi in Hawaii [brdpier0005]
Density, annual survival, philopatry, and movements of two species of Hawaiian honeycreepers, the Apapane (Himatione sanguinea) and the Iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea), were studied at four sites on the ...


20. Demography and Movements of the Endangered Akepa and Hawaii Creeper [brdpier0006]
Populations of the endangered Akepa (Loxops coccineus coccineus) and Hawaii Creeper (Oreomystis mana) at four sites on the island of Hawaii. Mean monthly density (+/-) of Akepa was 5.74 +/- 0.87, ...


21. Demography and movements of the Omao (Myadestes obscurus) [brdpier0007]
Density, age-specific survival, timing of breeding and molting, and movements of the Omao or Hawaiian Thrush (Myadestes obscurus) were studied at four sites on the island of Hawaii. Mean monthly ...


22. Determining age and sex of Oma'o (Myadestes obscurus) [brdpier0008]
Methods to determine the age and sex of 'Oma'o (Myadestes obscurus) were developed on the basis of 66 museum speciments and 149 live 'Oma'o captured in mist nets on the island of Hawaii. 'Oma'o in ...


23. Diets of Owls and Feral Cats in Hawaii [brdpier0009]
The feral house cat (Felis catus), Hawaiian Short-eared Owl or Pueo (Asio flammeus sandwichensis), and Common Barn Owl (Tyto alba) are important predators of birds and introduced rodents in Hawai'i. ...


24. Efficiency Of Adaptive Cluster Sampling for Estimating Density of Wintering Waterfowl [brdlsc0007]
An evaluation of adaptive cluster sampling was based on a simulation experiment where samples were drawn from an enumeration of three species of waterfowl wintering in central Florida. The initial ...


25. Embryotoxicity of Great Lakes Lake Trout Extracts to Developing Rainbow Trout. [usgsbrdcerc_GreatLakeslaketrout]
Planar halogenated hydrocarbons (PHHs), such as polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans, and biphenyls are present in aquatic systems, and are known to produce adverse effects in fish. This ...


26. MAHA Stream Order Fish Community Study [BRD_LSC003_MAHA]
The research establishes a national repository for fishieries data and management practices to improve technical understanding of the status, trends, causes, and effects of changes in native fish ...


27. Maryland Miniroute Project [brdpwrc0005]
Survey of population change and trend of breeding birds in Maryland. Geographic Description: Maryland and Delaware Methodology: Roadside survey route of birds. Starts at a random point. 15 stops ...


28. North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) [brdpwrc0004]   CHILD DIFs
The North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS), which is coordinated by the Biological Resources Division and Canadian Wildlife Service, is a primary source of population trend and distribution information ...


29. Persistent Environmental Contaminants in United States Fish and Wildlife [usgsbrdcerc_perscontam]
Contaminant concentrations in freshwater fish and birds were periodically measured. Fish were selected for monitoring aquatic ecosystems because of their tendency to accumulate pesticides and other ...


30. Physical and Biological Factors Associated with Avian Cholera in Wetland Ecosystems [brdnwhc0002]


31. Potential Effects of Interspecific Competition on Neosho Madtom (Noturus placidus) Populations [usgs_brd_cerc_d_neoshomadtom]
Previous research on the distribution of Neosho madtoms, which are Federally-listed as threatened, indicated a positive relationship between density of Neosho madtoms and cumulative density of other ...


32. Tolerance of an Albino Fish to Ultraviolet-B Radiation [usgs_brd_cerc_d_albino_fish]
Albino and pigmented medaka Oryzias latipes was exposed to simulated solar ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation to determine if albino medaka were less tolerant of UVB radiation than medaka pigmented with ...


33. Arctic Ocean Chuckchi Sea August 1953-1954 Zooplankton vertical stratified collections on board of the Russian R/V Lomonosov, program ANII A-65 [UAF_ArcticRussianplankton]
Zooplankton collections were made to investigate assess interannual changes in species composition, abundance and distribution of the zooplankton in the Chuckchi Sea, one of the biologically lesser ...


34. ETI CD - Bats of the Indian Subcontinent [ETI_Bats]
This CD-ROM contains a first treatise on all 119 species of bat currently known from the Indian Subcontinent, published by ETI and the Harrison Institute (UK). The geographical scope includes India, ...


35. Macro and megabenthic communities in the High Arctic Basin: Initial Findings [UAF_macromegabenthicommunities]
This dataset investigates the macro- and megabenthos of the Canada Basin, which is one of the biologically least known areas of the Arctic deep sea. Macro-infauna was collected with 11 box cores ...


36. ETI CD - Bird Remains Identification [ETI_Bird_Remains_Identification]
The identification of bird remains, in particular of pieces of feather, is of great importance to aviation. Bird collisions are hazardous, costing millions of dollars in damage worldwide. Correct ...


37. Albatross Bay Fish Data 1986-1988 [CSIRO_Albatross_fish]
7, four- to five-day cruises were undertaken using the vessel "Jacqueline D" in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria between August 1986 and November 1988, using a random stratified trawl ...


38. Albatross Bay Nearshore Fish Study 1991-1992 [CSIRO_Alabtross_nearshore]
Surveys of inshore fish catches, fish diets, and habitat and abiotic factors were carried out off the coast of Albatross Bay, south of the Embley River mouth, in 1991 and 1992. ...


39. Carnivore Re-Colonisation: Reality, Possibility and a Non-Equilibrium Century for Grizzly Bears in the Southern Yellowstone Ecosystem [NRMSC_carnivorerecolonisation]
Most large native carnivores have experienced range contractions due to conflicts with humans, although neither rates of spatial collapse nor expansion have been well characterized. In North America, ...


40. ETI CD - Birds of Europe 2.0 [ETI_birdseurope]
This outstanding CD-ROM is already in use by many bird watchers, students, and scientists. Compiled by European ornithologists, Birds of Europe is a comprehensive source of information on 447 bird ...


41. ETI CD - Bloch's Fishes [ETI_BlochFishes]
The importance of Marcus Elieser Bloch's "Allgemeine Natur-geschichte der Fische", even for modern ichthyology, can be easily demonstrated but hardly exaggerated. As Bloch's opus is of prime importance ...


42. Evaluation of Selected Histologic and Immunologic Biomarkers in Fish Collected for the BEST pilot program in the Mississippi [LSC_biomarkers]
This study is part of a larger project entifled Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) Program: Testing and Implementation of Selected Aquatic Ecosystem Indicators in the Mississippi ...


43. The Phenology of Space: Spatial Aspects of Bison Density Dependence in Yellowstone National Park [NRMSC_phenologyofspace]
The Yellowstone bison represents the only bison population in the United States that survived in the wild the near-extermination of the late 1800's. This population has been intensely monitored for ...


44. Use of Sulfur and Nitrogen Stable Isotopes to Determine the Importance of Whitebark Pine Nuts to Yellowstone Grizzly Bears [NRMSC_sulfurnitrogenstableisotopes]
Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is a masting species that produces relatively large, fat- and protein-rich nuts that are consumed by grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis). Trees produce abundant ...


45. Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program - South Atlantic [SEAMAP-SA]
Written by OBIS-USA using excerpts from MRRI and SEAMAP-SA Homepages MRRI staff, funded by the Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program - South Atlantic (SEAMAP-SA) of the National Marine ...


46. MARMAP Bongo Nets 1990-2009 [MARMAP_BongoNets]
Abundance and biomass of fish species collected during the day from 1973 to 1980 off the coast of the southeastern United States (Cape Fear, NC to Cape Canaveral, FL).


47. MARMAP Bottom Longline 1990-2009 [MARMAP_BottomLongline]
Abundance and biomass of fish species collected during the day from 1983 to 2000 off the coast of the southeastern United States (Cape Fear, NC to Cape Canaveral, FL). Bottom Longlines are constructed ...


48. MARMAP Fly Net 1990-2009 [MARMAP_FlyNet]
Abundance and biomass of fish species collected during the day from 1980 to 1987 off the coast of the southeastern United States (Cape Fear, NC to Cape Canaveral, FL). The 40/54 Fly Net (12.2-m headrope ...


49. MARMAP Isaacs-Kidd Midwater Trawl 1990-2009 [MARMAP_IsaacsKiddMidwaterTrawl]
Abundance and biomass of fish species collected during the day from February to August 1979 off the coast of the southeastern United States (Cape Fear, NC to Cape Canaveral, FL). The trawl consists ...


50. MARMAP Kali Pole 1990-2009 [MARMAP_KaliPole]
Abundance and biomass of fish species collected during the day from 1983 to 1986 off the coast of the southeastern United States (Cape Fear, NC to Cape Canaveral, FL). Kali poles are "off-bottom" ...


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