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1. Collaborative Research: Integrative Study of Marine Ice Sheet Stability & Subglacial Life Habitats in W Antarctica - Lake & Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling (LISSARD) [anandakrishnan_0838763]
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The LISSARD project (Lake and Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling) is one of three research ...


2. Data from a 3 m sediment core collected west of Pidgeon Island in the Windmill Islands, Antarctica [Diatoms_long_core]   PARENT DIF
A sediment core was collected from the western side of Pidgeon Island, (66.3216 S, 110.445 E) at a water depth of 82.0 m. This sediment core (PG 1411-2) was recovered using a release-controlled piston ...


3. Physical-Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate Handbook CRCnetBASE 2000 [CRCnetBASE2000]
Taken from the preface to the CD. &Physical-Chemical Properties and Environmental Fate& Handbook CRCnetBASE 2000 includes over 600 chemicals, a 20 percent increase from the previous version, which ...


4. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


5. Past and Present Freshwater Lake Environments on Macquarie Island [ASAC_539]
Samples were collected between 1998 and 1992 on Macquarie Island from existing water bodies and from exposed lake sediments up to 14,000 years old. The dataset comprises a taxa list of 131 non-marine ...


6. Sedimentary Processes in the Fjord-like Embayments of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills [ASAC_705]
Ellis Fjord is a small, fjord-like marine embayment in the vestfold Hills, eastern Antarctica. Modern sediment input is dominated by a biogenic diatom rain, although aeolian, fluvial, ice-rafted, ...


7. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2000-01 - AM02 seawater and sediment samples, plus AWS data [ASAC_1164_AM02_Other]   PARENT DIF
AM02 borehole drilled December 2000. Several Niskin water bottle samples collected in ocean cavity. 1.44 m sediment core collected from seafloor at 780 m below sea level. Ongoing Automatic Weather ...


8. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2001-02 - AM01 [ASAC_1164_AM01]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
AM01 borehole drilled mid-January 2002. Profiling measurements conducted over a period of one week. Long term monitoring instruments installed 2002-01-16. AM01b borehole drilled mid-December 2003. ...


9. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2001-02 - AM02 [ASAC_1164_AM02]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
AM02 borehole drilled December 2000. Profiling measurements conducted over a period of one week. Long term monitoring instruments installed 2001-01-06. Consult Readme ...


10. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2003-04 - AM01b [ASAC_1164_AM01b]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
AM01b borehole drilled mid-December 2003. Profiling measurements conducted over a period of a few days. Video recording of borehole walls and sea floor benthos. Sediment sample collected from sea ...


11. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2003-04 - AM01b - video footage [ASAC_1164_AM01b_video]   PARENT DIF
AM01b borehole drilled mid-December 2003. Profiling measurements conducted over a period of a few days. Video recording of borehole walls and sea floor benthos. Sediment sample collected from sea ...


12. Ice shelf - ocean interaction in the cavity beneath the Amery Ice Shelf [ASAC_1164]   CHILD DIFs
---- Public Summary from Project ---- Most of the snow falling on inland Antarctica drains via large ice streams and floating ice shelves to the sea where it lost by iceberg calving or as melt beneath ...


13. Chesapeake Bay Program Watershed Model Scenario Output Database [CBP_WSM43]
The Watershed model is an application of HSPF (Hydrologic Simulation Program - Fortran ) run on a unix workstation. The model divides the 64,000 square mile Chesapeake Bay drainage basin into 87 model ...


14. Geochemical Analysis of Soils and Sediments, Coeur d'Alene Drainage Basin, Idaho: Sampling, Analytical Methods, and Results, USGS OFR 00-139 [USGS_OFR01139]
This report was prepared to document the chemical composition of sediments and soils in the Coeur d'Alene (CdA) drainage basin in northern Idaho. These compositions are of interest because of the ...


15. Heavy Minerals from the Palos Verdes Margin, Southern California: Data and Factor Analysis, USGS OFR 00-153 [USGS_OFR01-153]
Heavy or high-density minerals in the 63-250-um (micron) size fraction (very fine and fine sand) were analyzed from beach and offshore sites to determine the areal and temporal mineralogic distributions ...


16. Bacterial demethylation of methylmercury in the South Florida Ecosystem [USGS_SOFIA_mmarvin]
Methylmercury (MeHg) degradation was investigated along an eutrophication gradient in the Florida Everglades by quantifying 14CH4 and 14CO2 production after incubation of anaerobic sediments with ...


17. Great Lakes National Program [epa_glnp]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency maintains the Great Lakes Program which has among other components Human Health, Contaminated Sediments, ecosystem studies, monitoring, lakes, pollution prevention, ...


18. Surficial Geology Polygons for Mount Desert Island, Maine [coa_surficialgeology]
Surficial geology polygons for Mount Desert Island. Coded for surficial materials with a text description. The data was developed for planning and ecological research and to interact with other spatial ...


19. trace metal in Antarctic ecosystems, larsemann Hills, East Antarctica [ECA067]
Sediments, mosses and algae, collected from lake catchments of the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, were analyzed to establish baseline levels of trace metals (Ag, As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Ni, Sb, Pb, ...


20. Trace elements in sediments from Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica [ECA071]
The concentrations of trace metals Be, Bi, Cd, Cr, Mn, Ni, Pb, Sn, Zn , aluminum and iron were determined in sediments collected in Antarctica (Terra Nova Bay}Ross Sea . Samples were analyzed by atomic ...


21. Radiocarbon age of organic carbon bound in diatom frustules [Diatom_bound_organic_C_14C_age]
This data set is comprised of radiocarbon ages derived from organic carbon that is bound in diatom frustules found in sediment cores from the Southern Ocean. The sediments were analyzed ...


22. Radiocarbon ages of sterols and of total organic carbon from Weddell Sea and Gerlache Strait sediments [Seds_14C_compound_classes_TOC]
Sterols in a core from the Schollaert Drift, Gerlache Strait, Antarctica can be used successfully to determine the ages of sediment horizons. It has, however, not been possible to extend ...


23. Molecular and stable carbon isotopic characterzation of PAH contaminants at Mc Murdoc station, Antarctica [ECA006]
Some studies were carried out next to McMurdo Station (the largest scientific base in Antarctica). The more interesting area is Winter Quarters Bay, in consideration of its contamination problems. ...


24. Radiocarbon ages of individual fatty acids from Ross Sea sediments [Ross_Sea_seds_14C_fatty_acids]
The researchers have measured the radiocarbon contents of individual solvent-extractable short-chain (C14, C16, and C18) fatty acids isolated from Ross Sea surface sediments. The corresponding ...


25. Ross Embayment till provenance from sand petrography [Ross_Embayment_till_provenance]
Sand petrographic data were collected on the 500-2000 micron fraction of LGM-age till from the Ross Embayment. Moraine samples from the Beardmore, Byrd, Darwin/Hatherton Glaciers, ...


26. Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative Database from the Academy of Natural Sciences [NAS_DPDC]
The Diatom Paleolimnology Data Cooperative (DPDC) is a web-accessible database of diatom and associated ecological and paleolimnological data relevant to study of global change. It contains ...


27. NOAA National Status and Trends Biological Effects of Toxic Contamination in Sediments from Long Island Sound and Environs [NOS_biologicaleffects]
Long Island Sound is one of several coastal regions selected for study under the Intensive Bioeffects monitoring surveys of NOAA's National Studies and Trends (NS&T) Program ...


28. Studies on the anaerobic sediments and underlying cyanobacterial mats from the McMurdo Ice Shelf [K081_1996_2000_NZ_2]
The pond ecosystems of the McMurdo Ice Shelf contain abundant growths of algae and cyanobacteria. The role of the anaerobic sediments underlying the cyanobacterial mats was investigated. Sediment ...


29. Surficial sediment data from USGS Field Activity 04019 [CZM_moris_sedgrabs_pt]
This data set includes the locations, identifiers, grain-size data and(or) textural descriptions of surficial sediments collected at stations based on topographic and backscatter data of the seafloor ...


30. The development of anaerobic enrichment cultures and measurements of the rates of methanogenesis, the turnover of 14C acetate and the degradation of substrates from sediment samples from Bratina Island [K141_1992_1994_NZ_1]
Life in ponds and tidal lagoons of the McMurdo Ice Shelf is dominated by benthic cyanobacterial mats. Anaerobic conditions occur beneath these productive mats. A study was conducted to investigate ...


31. Casco Bay Estuary Partnership Monitoring Programs [gomc_99]   CHILD DIFs
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership is working to protect and restore the Casco Bay ecosystem and watershed while sustaining compatible human uses. The stakeholder-developed "Casco Bay Plan" ...


32. INVENTORY OF DDT IN SEDIMENTS [SED_DDT]
Adapted from the introduction INVENTORY OF DDT IN SEDIMENTS by Deirdre J. McDermott and Theadore C. Heesen DDT is one of the most important of the known contaminants ...


33. CC_SEDDIST.SHP: Surficial Sediment Distributions off Eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts [CZM_moris_cc_seddist_poly]
This data set shows the distribution of surficial sediments offshore of northern and eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This interpretation is based on data collected with a multibeam sea floor mapping ...


34. RAFA04011_SEDDATA.SHP: Surficial Sediment Data Collected during USGS Cruise R/V RAFAEL 04011 off of Eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts [CZM_moris_cc_rafa04011_seddata_pt]
This data set includes the locations, identifiers, grain-size data and(or) textural descriptions of surficial sediments collected at 89 stations on topographic and backscatter data of the sea floor ...


35. Western Interior Seaway Drilling Project Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_1998-027]
This data set presents the results of a coordinated, multidisciplinary study of Cretaceous carbonate and clastic rocks in cores collected along an E-W transect across the old Cretaceous ...


36. Dataset of Marine Chemistry of Southern Ocean in CHINARE22 in 2005-2006 [SIO_LMEB_CHINRE22]
These samples were collected by CHINARE-22 in Przdy Bay,Antarctic during DCE 2005 and JAN 2006.There were 29 stations and 169 samples.Dissolved oxygen,Chlorophyll a,Silicate,Nitrate,Nitrite,Ammonium ...


37. Florida Bay Bottom Types map [USGS_SOFIA_Fbbtypes]
The map shows the bottom types for Florida Bay that resulted from site surveys and boat transects (summer 1996-January 1997) compared with aerial photographs (December 1994-January 1995) and SPOT ...


38. Florida Bay Salinity Data [USGS_SOFIA_Fbsaldat]
The raw data files contain a point ID, date of collection, salinity values in ppt, and longitude and latitude. For some dates water temperature, time of data collection, and conductivity in millisiemens ...


39. Coastal Circulation and Sediment Dynamics in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Part IV, Measurements of Waves, Currents, Temperature, Salinity, and Turbidity, June–September 2006 [USGS_OFR_2008_1295]
High-resolution measurements of waves, currents, water levels, temperature, salinity and turbidity were made in Hanalei Bay, northern Kaua?i, Hawai?i, during the summer of 2006 to better understand ...


40. Sea-Floor Sediment Heavy Metals Datasets [USGS_ABSC_BERING_METALS]
This is a database of references to surface-sediment heavy metal concentration data in the Bering and Chukchi Seas. It supports Pacific walrus research at the Alaska Science Center - Biological Science ...


41. Soil Geomorphic Record of Climate Change and Quaternary Landscape Evolution in Southern New Mexico (Chihuahuan Desert) [USDA0403]
The "Soil Geomorphic Record of Climate Change and Quaternary Landscape Evolution in Southern New Mexico (Chihuahuan Desert)" database tracks natural cycles of climate change and quaternary landscape ...


42. Storage and Retrieval of U.S. Waterways Parametric Data (STORET) [CIESIN0178]
The "Storage and Retrieval of U.S. Waterways Parametric Data (STORET)" was developed as a uniform data collection and reporting system for chemical, physical, and biological water quality data in ...


43. Japan Sea Late Quaternary Sediment Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_1998-045]
ODP Site 797 Latitude: 38.616 degrees N Longitude: 134.536 degrees E Bathymetry: 2862.2 m The site is slightly above the basin plain, which prevents turbidite deposition. Methods described in ...


44. Bay of Plenty Foraminiferal Data and SST Reconstruction [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2006-036]
We present sea surface temperature (SST) records with centennial-scale resolution from the Bay of Plenty, north of New Zealand. Foraminiferal assemblage-based paleo-SST estimates provide a deglacial ...


45. Ecuador Alluvial Sediment Gray Scale Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2000-004]
Ecuador Alluvial Sediment Gray Scale Data, used as long term El Nino proxy. Light-colored laminae of inorganic clastic sediments are indicitive of El- Nino-driven heavy precipitation events. Laguna ...


46. Early Holocene Gulf of California Time Series Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_96-025]
Location of core: JPC56 (27°28.16?N; 112°06.26?W). Recovered in 1990 during R/V Atlantis II Leg 125/8. Co-chief scientists: Lloyd D. Keigwin (WHOI) and Robert C. Thunell (USC, Columbia). Core JPC56 ...


47. The Distribution of Trace Metals in Florida Bay Sediments. [RSMAS_FJM-003]
The distribution of trace metals based on surface sediments collected at 40 stations across Florida Bay was done in June, November and February 2000-2001. Concentrations of Sc, V, Ba, Cd, Cr, Co, ...


48. Eocene/Oligocene Boundary Paleoproductivity Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_98-002]
Stable isotope and 14C dates for 5 cores in the central Arctic Ocean. Stable Isotope Data Files (*.data.txt): core depth, delta O-18 (Neogloboquadrina pachyderma sin.), delta ...


49. Santa Barbara Basin ODP 893A MIS 6/5 Stable Isotope and Biogenic Silica Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2002-027]
Planktonic foraminiferal d18O, pollen, and opal records from Santa Barbara Basin are used to evaluate climate changes in the northeast Pacific during marine isotope stages (MIS) 6 and 5. While the ...


50. ODP 980 Isotope and IRD Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2001-065]
ODP 980 Isotope and IRD Data Planktic and benthic isotopes and ice-rafted debris (IRD) data From ODP Core 980, North Atlantic Ocean, 55 29'N, 14 42'W, 2179m, used to reconstruct suborbital (1000-10,000 ...


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