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1. Benthic Habitat Atlas of Coastal Texas [NOAA_texasatlas]
The Benthic Habitat Atlas contains shallow-water habitat information for over 190 miles of Texas coastal bays. Users can access individual maps in an Internet viewer and download and print them as ...

2. IABIN Data Integration and Analysis Gateway (DIAG) [DIAG]
The IABIN Data Integration and Analysis Gateway (DIAG) is a gateway within Data Basin that provides a custom view of content in the system for IABIN users. This gateway is intended to showcase the ...

3. Web-based Interspecies Correlation Estimation (Web-ICE) Application [EPA_Web-ICE]
The Web-based Interspecies Correlation Estimation (Web-ICE) application estimates acute toxicity to aquatic and terrestrial organisms for use in risk assessment. [Summary provided by the EPA.]

4. Burning Risk Advisory Support System (BRASS) [TAMU_BRASS]
The Burning Risk Advisory Support System (BRASS) provides continuous means for forest and grassland managers to assess vegetation and weather to support decisions related to prescribed burning and/or ...

5. Phytomass Growth Model (PHYGROW ) - A Grazing and Range Land Assessment Model [TAMU_PHYGROW]
Phygrow is a daily time step computation engine that models above ground herb and shrub growth, forage consumption, and hydrologic processes. It is capable of modeling growth dynamics of many plant ...

6. WAPLS - Windows Console Program for Inferring Environmental Variables [ncl_ac_uk_WAPLS]
WAPLS is a Windows console program for inferring environmental variables from species assemblages using weighted averaging partial least squares regression.

7. EstimateS - Statistical Estimation of Species Richness and Shared Species from Samples [EstimateS]   PARENT SERF
EstimateS 7.5 is a free software application for Windows and Macintosh operating systems that computes a variety of biodiversity functions, estimators, and indices based on biotic sampling data. Some ...

8. Spatial Decision Support Knowledge Portal [INSTITUTE_REDLANDS_SDS]
The SDS Knowledge Portal is developed to help people involved in a spatial decision process (decision makers, practitioners, researchers) gain a holistic view of the spatial decision process and better ...

9. NOAA's Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Tool (RVAT) [NOAA_RVAT]
NOAA's Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Tool (RVAT) is an interactive online tool that helps identify people, property, and resources that are at risk of injury, damage, or loss from hazardous incidents ...

10. Pest Watch [PSU_PESTWATCH]
Pest watch is a northeastern regional view over space and time of dynamic information useful for managing insects or diseases. This web site provides an interactive GIS application for managing and ...

11. The USGS National Map Viewer [USGS_National_Map]   CHILD SERFs
The National Map viewer is the USGS's geographic information system (GIS) application which is designed to provide easy access to geospatial information. The viewer is a Web-enabled portal to all ...

12. Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES): A GIS Application for Assessing, Mapping, and Quantifying the Social Values of Ecosystem Services [USGS_SolVES]
In response to the need for incorporating quantified and spatially explicit measures of social values into ecosystem services assessments, the Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center (RMGSC), in ...

13. Invasive Species Forecasting System [NASA_ISFS]
The NASA Office of Earth Science and the US Geological Survey are working together to develop a National Invasive Species Forecasting System for the early detection, remediation, management, and control ...

14. Alien Forest Pest Explorer [FS_AFPE]
The Alien Forest Pest Explorer from the U.S. Forest Service is a GIS portal for the exploration of spatial data relating to non-indigenous forest pests. It can be used to generate customized maps ...

15. Living Oceans Online [Living_Oceans]
Living Oceans Online is a map-enabled Web site and Internet portal that the Towson University Center for GIS (TU-CGIS) developed for the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. The interactive ...

16. Dryad - An International Repository of Data Underlying Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Basic and Applied Biosciences [Dryad]
The Dryad Repository is a NSF funded project and a collaboration between the Metadata Research Center (MRC) and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). The goal of the project is to ...

17. Maryland's Environmental Resources and Land Information Network (MERLIN) [MD_MERLIN]
Maryland's Environmental Resources & Land Information Network (MERLIN) Online is an electronic atlas that allows a user to produce a custom "map" for any location in Maryland, including their choice ...

18. Refuge GAP Decision Support Tool [WYGISC_REFUGE_GAP]
The Refuge GAP Decision Support Tool is designed to mirror the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Land Acquisition Priority System for significant community biodiversity targets. This is a four-step ...

19. CiteBank - An Open Access Repository for Biodiversity Publications [CiteBank]
CiteBank is an open access platform to aggregate citations for biodiversity publications and deliver access to biodiversity related articles. CiteBank aggregates links to content from digital libraries, ...

20. DESI - Detection of Early-Season Invasives [USGS_DESI]
DESI?Detection of Early-Season Invasives is a software system for detecting early-season invasive plant species, such as cheatgrass. The report includes instructions for installing the software and ...

21. LifeDesks - Dynamic Web Environments For Online Management and Sharing of Biodiversity Research [LifeDesks]
LifeDesks is intended for teams of taxonomists to facilitate easy and fast data sharing. Individuals or teams can create taxon-based checklists and taxon pages. Taxon pages may include descriptions, ...

22. Ecological PDA [EcoPDA]
The TEAM Network is developing mobile technology with smart phones and PDAs (EcoPDAs) that can be used to gather scientific data in the field. These devices will greatly facilitate data collection ...

23. Gap Ecosystem Data Explorer Tool [GEDET]
The GAP Ecosystem Data Explorer Tool (GEDE) is a customized ArcView (ver. 3.2) project that displays and manipulates GAP data through a series of dialog boxes and avenue scripts. The GEDE Tool allows ...

24. The South Florida Ecosystem Portfolio Model [USGS_sFloridaPM]
There are intense development pressures in the lands outside of the Urban Development Boundary in Miami-Dade County, Florida, impacting both the Everglades and Biscayne National Parks. On-going land ...

25. LAND SURFACE MODEL (LSM 1.0) FOR ECOLOGICAL, HYDROLOGICAL, ATMOSPHERIC STUDIES [model_lsm_1.0]
The NCAR LSM 1.0 is a land surface model developed to examine biogeophysical and biogeochemical land-atmosphere interactions, especially the effects of land surfaces on climate and atmospheric chemistry. ...

26. DIVA-GIS: Geographic Information System for Biodiversity Research [DIVA_GIS]
DIVA-GIS can be used to analyze the distribution of organisms to elucidate and ecological patterns. It is aimed at scientists who cannot afford generic geographic information system (GIS) software, ...

27. Earth Science Data Interface [EarthScienceDataInterface]
The Earth Science Data Interface (ESDI) is the Global Land Cover Facility's (GLCF) web application for searching, browsing, and downloading data from their online holdings.

28. Antarctic Digital Database (ADD) [ADD]
The Antarctic Digital database (ADD) is a compilation of medium scale topographic data for the continent of Antarctica. It is derived from a wide variety of sources, and aims to provide the best currently ...

29. Arc Habitat Suitability Index Computer Software (ArcHSI) [USDA_FS_ArcHSI]
This user manual describes the Arc Habitat Suitability Index (ArcHSI), which is a geographical information system (GIS) model that estimates the ability of an area to meet the food and cover requirements ...

30. Habitat Suitability Modeling [NOAA_HSM]
Habitat suitability modeling (HSM) is a tool for predicting the suitability of habitat for a given species based on known affinities with environmental parameters. This technique was chosen for this ...

31. Systems Integration and Visualization of Yellowstone (SIVY) [SIVY]
The Systems Integration and Visualization of Yellowstone (SIVY) will deliver Earth system data products and information systems addressing Research, Application, and Education goals, to be benchmarked ...

32. MorphoBank [morphobank]
MorphoBank is a web application providing an online database and workspace for evolutionary research, specifically systematics (the science of determining the evolutionary relationships among species). ...

33. Protected Area Tools for ArcGIS [PAT]
The majority of the work that goes into a protected area gap assessment involves the spatial delineation and critical evaluation of habitats/species, protected areas, and risks to focal habitats. ...

34. Land Change Modeler for ArcGIS [CLARK_LCM]
The Land Change Modeler for ArcGIS is a software extension for analyzing and predicting landcover change and assessing the implications of that change for biodiversity. The Land Change Modeler is ...

35. California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis Model [CURBA]
The California Urban and Biodiversity Analysis (CURBA) model was developed as a tool to help urban planners to evaluate the possible effects of alternative urban growth patterns and policies on biodiversity ...

36. GENPRES: Generates Patch Occupancy Data and Analyzes Using Program MARK [USGS_GENPRES]
GENPRES estimates patch occupancy rates and related parameters. This work is in collaboration with Darryl MacKenzie, and is largely funded by the Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative (ARMI).

37. COMDYN: Computes Estimates of Species Richness Using Large Scale Data [USGS_COMDYN]
COMDYN was developed to estimate parameters associated with community dynamics using presence/absence data from 2 locations or time periods. The basic estimator for species richness underlying all ...

38. Grazing Land and Spatial Analysis Tool (GSAT) [USDA_GSAT]
Grazing Land and Spatial Analysis Tool (GSAT) is a decision support tool utilized to inventory grazing resources and animals (domestic and wild). This application is used to assess the relationship ...

39. NEWILD - Software for Species/Habitat Evaluation [USDA_FS_NED_NEWILD]
NEWILD is a computer program that assists in the access and evaluation of the information presented in the Species/Habitat matrices developed by DeGraaf et. al. NEWILD can be used to determine which ...

40. Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS) [UMASS_CAPS]
Conservation Assessment and Prioritization System (CAPS) is a computer software program designed to assess the ecological integrity and biodiversity value of every location based on natural community-specific ...

41. Hawth's Geospatial Analysis Tools [H_TOOLS]
Hawth's Analysis Tools is an extension for ESRI's ArcGIS (specifically ArcMap). It is designed to perform spatial analysis and functions that cannot be conveniently accomplished with out-of-the-box ...

42. Botanicus Digital Library [MBG_BDL]   PARENT SERF
The Missouri Botanical Garden seeks to improve access to scientific literature. The library have created Botanicus, a freely accessible, Web-based encyclopedia of digitized 18th and 19th century botanical ...

43. ReefBase: A global information system on coral reefs [ReefBase]
ReefBase is the world's premier online information system on coral reefs, and provides information services to coral reef professionals involved in management, research, monitoring, conservation and ...

44. LINK: ArcGIS Tools for Conservation Planning [USGS_LINK]
LINK is a set of Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) ArcGIS tools designed to analyze habitat patterns across a landscape. LINK is the latest product from a series of Decision Support ...

45. A Decision Support System for the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway [USGS_DDS_St._Croix]
The Riverway is at the center of intense economic, political, legal, recreational, and value conflicts because of its proximity to the growing metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. ...

46. Dabbling Duck Models [USGS_DDM]
Models depicting dabbling duck habitat were created by the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) to help facilitate planning for a subunit of a Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement ...

47. Graphical Vegetation Database Browser [USGS_VEG_FRONT]
The goal of the Graphical Vegetation Database Browser is to present Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (LTRMP) vegetation data in an intuitive, universally accessible manner that enhances the usefulness ...

48. Habitat Needs Assessment GIS Query Tool for the Upper Mississippi River System [USGS_HABITAT_NEEDS_ASSESSMENT]
The Habitat Needs Assessment (HNA) GIS Query Tool is an ArcView? GIS extension that was developed to assist with a habitat needs assessment for the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS) Environmental ...

49. Long Term Resource Monitoring Program Spatial Data Query and Visualization Tool [USGS_LTRMP_VIZ]
The Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (LTRMP) Spatial Data Query and Visualization Tool, (Query Tool) is being developed to facilitate the dissemination, display, and querying of Upper Mississippi ...

50. Simply Tagging - A Software Program To Estimate Population Size for Both Closed and Open Populations [PISCES_SimplyTagging]
Simply Tagging is a Windows program to estimate population size for both closed and open populations using mark-recapture methods, designed to be used by undergraduates and allows them to simulate ...

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