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1. NOAA Atlantic Cetacean Survey 1992; Sightings [seamap3]   PARENT METADATA
An Atlantic Ocean ship survey was conducted by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center in 1992 to study marine mammals and pelagic apex predators. The primary area of operation was in the Blake Plateau ...


2. NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1993 (W); Sightings [seamap15]   PARENT METADATA
A winter marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1993 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. The ...


3. NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1994; Sightings [seamap19]   PARENT METADATA
A spring marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1994 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the diversity, distribution and estimate abundance of marine mammals in ...


4. NOAA Northern Gulf of Mexico Cetacean Survey 1998; Sightings [seamap31]   PARENT METADATA
A continental shelf cetacean survey in northern Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1998 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Minerals Management Service to examine the distribution and estimate ...


5. NOAA Oceanic Gulf of Mexico Cetacean Survey 2000; Sightings [seamap21]   PARENT METADATA
A spring cetacean survey in the northern U.S. Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 2000 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Minerals Management Service to examine cetacean abundances in both ...


6. NOAA Oceanic Gulf of Mexico Cetacean Survey 2001; Sightings [seamap23]   PARENT METADATA
A spring cetacean survey in the northern U.S. Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 2001 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center and Minerals Management Service to examine cetacean abundances in both ...


7. South Florida Bottlenose Dolphin Photo-identification Cooperative [seamap226]   PARENT METADATA
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is responsible for monitoring the populations of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the southerastern United States waters. The main goals of ...


8. NOAA Caribbean Sea Cetacean Survey 1995; Sightings [seamap11]   PARENT METADATA
A Caribbean cetacean survey was conducted in 1995 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters, especially in the Caribbean ...


9. NOAA Gulf of Mexico Marine Mammal Survey 1992; Sightings [seamap13]   PARENT METADATA
A spring marine mammals survey in Gulf of Mexico was conducted in 1992 by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. The ...


10. Lake Tahoe, USA Riparian Assessment: Ground Cover Classification [LT_Ground_H2O]
The Lake Tahoe Riparian Assessment interpreted the 1996 digital image files to classify ground cover in the 14 riparian corridors. Ground cover was classified in the following categories: coniferous, ...


11. Spatial Distribution of the Baldwin and Barton Beach Rorippa subumbellata populations: A preliminary survey [BBR_Survey]
In an attempt to preserve as well as expand the existing populations of Rorippa subumbellata (Tahoe Yellow cress) located within and surrounding the exclosures at Baldwin Beach, modification and expansion ...


12. 106-Mile Dumpsite Oceanographic Project (Mid Atlantic Bight); Surface Drifters and Hydrographic Measurements; NOAA/NOS [OES_CEOB_106_MILE]
The 106-Mile Dumpsite Oceanographic project is response to the Ocean Dumping Act (http://www.epa.gov/history/topics/mprsa/02.htm) which directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...


13. 1997 UN List of National Protected Areas [iucn_protected_areas]
This prototype database has been developed by UNEP-WCMC in collaboration with a number of partners. The IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and UNEP-WCMC have collaborated since the ...


14. A Global Forest Cover Data Set from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [Global_Forest_Cover]
Mounting global concern over the conservation status of the world's biodiversity, especially at ecosystem and species levels, has led tocalls for increasing the extent of protected areas ...


15. A Global Representative System of Marine Protected Areas [AU_grsmpa]
Four volumes identifying priorities for establishing new marine protected areas and improving management of existing ones in each of the world's 18 major marine ...


16. A Map of Coral Reef Regions around the World form Reef Relief [CORAL_RELIEF]
REEF RELIEF is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to Preserve and Protect Living Coral Reef Ecosystems through local, regional and global efforts. In August 1998,Coral Forest joined this ...


17. A Missouri Survey for Climbing Milkweed and Pale Gerardia [BRD001]
Report Prepared by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Jerry Presley, Director, under Cooperative Agreement No. 14-45-0009-94-1019, with the National Biological Service A Missouri survey for ...


18. A Missouri Survey for Climbing Milkweed and Pale Gerardia - brdsar0015 [brdsar0015]
Report Prepared by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Jerry Presley, Director, under Cooperative Agreement No. 14-45-0009-94-1019, with the National Biological Service A Missouri survey for ...


19. A Multi-scale Habitat Evaluation of Amphibians in the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley [nwrc_amphibianslowermiss]
Bottomland hardwood forests are floodplain forests distributed along rivers and streams throughout the central and southern United States. The largest bottomland hardwood ecosystem in North America ...


20. 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 ...


21. A Study of Forest Influences on Streamflow in the Ridge and Valley Province of Pennsylvania, USDA/FS [USDA_FS80]
This is part of a cooperative research program evaluating "best management practices", atmospheric deposition impacts on water quality, hydrologic response, nutrient cycling, and water yields from ...


22. Administrative Map of Morocco; 1993 [CE1d0043_173]
This coverage represents polygon features that describe the administrative boundaries. Original Map name: Carte Administrative. Originating center: Division de la Cartographie - Direction de la conservation ...


23. Africa Administrative Units (GIS Coverage of Administrative Boundaries) [NBId0007_101]
New-ID: NBI07 This dataset shows adminstrative boundries of Africa at continental, national, second and third levels in lat/long. The Administrative units Dataset documentation Files: ADMINLL.E00 ...


24. Africa Data Sampler (ADS): Digital Data Sets for Africa Available from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [ADS_WRI]
The following information was abstracted from a WRI Publications announcement: Africa Data Sampler (ADS) The ADS is an internationally comparable set of digital maps ...


25. Africa FAO Agro-Ecological Zones (GIS Coverage) [NBId0016_101]
New-ID: NBI16 Agro-ecological zones datasets is made up of AEZBLL08, AEZBLL09, AEZBLL10. The Africa Agro-ecological Zones Dataset documentation Files: AEZBLL08.E00 Code: 100025-011 AEZBLL09.E00 ...


26. Africa FAO Major Infrastructure and Human Settlements (GIS Coverage) [NBId0018_101]
New-ID: NBI18 The Africa Major Infrastructure and Human Settlements Dataset Files: TOWNS2.E00 Code: 100022-002 ROADS2.E00 100021-002 Vector Members: The E00 files are in Arc/Info Export format ...


27. Africa Major Human Settlements and Landuse, 1984 [NBId0208_101]
The Africa Human Settlements and Landuse data sets form part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project that covers the entire world but focuses here on Africa. The maps were prepared by Environmental ...


28. Africa Number of Wet Days per Year and Wind Velocity, 1984 [NBId0216_101]
The Africa Number of Wet Days per year and Wind Velocity data sets are part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project that covers the entire world but focused on Africa in this case. The maps were prepared ...


29. Africa Outline, Integrated Terrain Units, Agric. Landuse, Soils, Vegetation [NBId0001_101]
These datasets (Africa Outline, Agricultural Landuse, Africa Soils, Vegetation, Surface Hydrography, Hydrologic Basins, Desertification Hazard Model) are part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project ...


30. African Mammals Databank [IAE_AfricanMammals]
The African Mammals Databank is a GIS-based databank on the distribution and conservation of all the big and medium-sized mammals over the whole African continent. The databank has been ...


31. African Meteorology (GIS Coverage of Precipitation and Winds) [NBId0006_101]
New-ID: NBI06 Dataset covers mean annual rainfall distribution, number of wet days, wind speed and velocity. The Africa Meteorological Dataset documentation The Africa Meteorological dataset is ...


32. Alaska State Soil Survey Database (SSSD); NRCS [EARTH_LAND_SCS_AK_Soil_DB]
The Alaska State Soil Survey Database (SSSD) is a digital data set with all attribute data for twelve (12) national cooperative soil survey projects throughout Alaska. They include physical ...


33. Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas: Weeds Gone Wild [nps_d_alieninvaders]
The Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas site provides: (1) a comprehensive national listing of alien invasive species of natural areas in the U.S. (currently around 500 species); (2) a referenced ...


34. Alternative Tillage and Cropping Strategies for Subtropical Conditions [USDA.ARS.SARC.IFNRRU.AltTill]
(adapted from project summary) Problems: Subtropical growing conditions and the use of intensive plow tillage in South Texas promotes a net loss of soil carbon and plant nutrients. These losses ...


35. American Shad Riverine Habitat Requirements [BRD_LSC_AMERSHAD001]
Field evaluations of existing habitat suitability index (HSI) models for spawning adults, eggs, and larvae of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) were conducted in 1990-1992; initial models for juveniles ...


36. Amphibians - Number of Threatened Species [geodata_0449]
Threatened species are those listed as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU). CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (CR) A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence ...


37. Amphibians - Threatened Species as Percent of Species Evaluated [geodata_2028]
Threatened species are those listed as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU). CRITICALLY ENDANGERED (CR) A taxon is Critically Endangered when the best available evidence ...


38. Analysis Products on Cropland [NRCS_NRI_SotL_CROPLAND]
The maps using data from the preliminary 1997 NRI for croplands deal with a variety of areas. These areas range from specific cultivated croplands, to erosion on cropland and changes in cropland. ...


39. Analysis Products on Irrigation [NRCS_NRI_SotL_IRRIGATION]
The Irrigation maps are split into two section. The first set of maps are from the preliminary 1997 NRI data. The following set are from 1992 and earlier data. Both sets of maps deal ...


40. Analysis Products on Soil Quality [NRCS_NRI_SotL_SOIL_QUALITY]
The Salinity Influenced Soils on Non-Federal Land, 1992 map shows soils considered 'Salinity Influenced' on all non-Federal land. One blue dot equals 10,000 acres of cropland, potential cropland, ...


41. Analysis Products on Soil and Soil Types [NRCS_NRI_SotL_SOIL_TYPE]
The maps on soils and soil types show percent of land area of specific soils - Alfisols Andisols Aridisols Entisols Gelisols Histosols Inceptisols Mollisols Oxisols Spodols Ultisols Vertisols There ...


42. Analysis Products on Urbanization [NRCS_NRI_SotL_URBANIZTION]
The Urbanization maps contain preliminary 1997 NRI data as well as 1992 and earlier data. Some of the maps look at the amount of change in developed land area. The land may have been previously ...


43. Analysis Products on Water Quality [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WATER_QUALITY]
All of the maps, figures and tables for NRI's water quality are taken from publications. Many of the publications discuss the use of fertilizer, pesticide, or manure. Several of the maps are taken ...


44. Analysis Products on Wetlands [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WETLANDS]
The Wetland maps use 1992 and earlier data. These maps show the location of different types of wetlands. The wetlands may be on crop, pasture, range, forest, developed or rural land. Some of the ...


45. Analysis Products on Wildlife Habitat [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WILDLIFE]
The NRI's Wildlife Habitat contains one map, Threatened and Endangered Species, 1995 This map shows the number of threatened and endangered plant and animal species by county. There is also a table, ...


46. Analysis of Factors Affecting Distribution and Abundance of FL Scrub Lizard [BRD004]
The Florida scrub lizard (Sceloporus woodi), which is listed as a category 2 species of special concern by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, is endemic to scrub habitat and some open sandhill habitats ...


47. Animal Diversity Web [um_animaldiversityweb]
The Animal Diversity Web is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan. Students learn considerable detail about ...


48. Annual population counts at selected Adelie Penguin colonies within the AAT [SOE_seabird_candidate_sp_AP]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION Breeding populations of Adelie penguins at Davis, Mawson and Casey (including Shirley Island and Whitney Point). ...


49. Antarctic Digital Database [88124823222432]
The Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) is the premier source of vector topographic data for Antarctica. First published on CD-ROM in 1993, the current version is available for download from "http://www.add.scar.org/". ...


50. 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 ...


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