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1. Water Levels, Barrow, Alaska, NGEE Areas A, B, C and D for 2012, 2013, 2014, Final Version, 20150324 [Water_Levels_Barrow_Alaska_NGEE_Areas_A_B_C_D_2012_2013_2014_Final_20150324]
Ice wedge polygonal tundra water levels were measured at a total of 45 locations representing polygon centers and troughs during three summers. Early season water levels, which were still affected ...


2. Plant Root Characteristics and Dynamics in Arctic Tundra Ecosystems, 1960-2012 [Plant_Root_Characteristics_Dynamics_Arctic_Tundra_Ecosystems_1960-2012]
Plant roots play a critical role in ecosystem function in arctic tundra, but root dynamics in these ecosystems are poorly understood. To address this knowledge gap, we synthesized available literature ...


3. Sea Ice in the Belcher Islands, Nunavut, Canada - sea_ice_in_the_belcher_islands_nunavut_canada [sea_ice_in_the_belcher_islands_nunavut_canada]
This data set contains interviews of three hunters from Sanikiliaq, Belcher Islands, in the territory of Nunavut, Canada. The hunters describe their observations of sea ice conditions around the Belcher ...


4. Snowchange Oral History - Work Among the Kolyma River Indigenous Societies in Siberia, Russia - snowchange_oral_history_work_among_kolyma_river_indig_societies_siberia_russia [snowchange_oral_history_work_among_kolyma_river_indig_societies_siberia_russia]
This data set includes oral history accounts from Indigenous people participating in the Snowchange project in Siberia, Russia. It provides geographic and environmental information from residents ...


5. plant and animal propagules inadvertently carried into the Antarctic - FATE [FATE]
Data were collected on three sites, see under Purpose. For Falklands Islands there are observations and countings of species, and data on soil respiration (2004, 2005). For all three sites climate ...


6. 1:250,000 Scale Quadrangles of Land Use/Land Cover GIRAS Spatial Data in the Conterminous U.S. [EPA_GIRAS]
This is land use/land cover digital data collected by USGS and converted to ARC/INFO by the EPA. This data is useful for environmental assessment of land use patterns with ...


7. 2008 carbon, water, and Energy balance Unburned site [2008_carbon_water_and_energy_balance_unburned_site]
Fluxes of C, water, and energy as measured at an eddy covariance met tower. Data are half-hourly averages collected June-August 2008


8. 2008 carbon, water, energy balance moderately burned site [2008_carbon_water_energy_balance_moderately_burned_site]
This data set contains eddy covariance met tower data from 2008 at moderately-burned site in the Anaktuvuk River Burn.


9. 2008 carbon, water, energy balance severely burned site [2008_carbon_water_energy_balance_severely_burned_site]
This data set contains eddy covariance met tower data from severely burned site in the Anaktuvuk River burn.


10. 2011 Toolik Field Station Avian Point Count Data [2011_Toolik_Point_Counts]
Weekly point count surveys were conducted at nineteen points along four routes near Toolik Field Station from late May to late July in 2011 using the methods described by the Alaska Landbird Monitoring ...


11. A 30-Year Record of Surface Mass Balance (1966-95) and Motion and Surface Altitude (1975-95) at Wolverine Glacier, Alaska [USGS_OFR_2004_1069]
Scientific measurements at Wolverine Glacier, on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, began in April 1966. At three long-term sites in the research basin, the measurements included snow depth, ...


12. A New High-Resolution National Map of Vegetation Ecoregions Produced Empirically Using Multivariate Spatial Clustering [ORNL_MGC]
A parallel supercomputer was used to divide the conterminous 48 states of the United States into 1000, 2000, 3000, 5000, and 7000 ecoregions with relatively homogeneous values of elevation, edaphic, ...


13. Adaptive strategies of lichen species to cold environments: Antarctica and the Mediterranean high mountains. [CNDA-ESP_ANT94-0905_LIQ_05]   PARENT METADATA
In English: At the beginning of the 1990's our ecophysiological research on Antarctic lichens was focussed on adaptations to cope with low temperatures. We assumed that low ...


14. Africa Olson World Ecosystems [NBId0022_101]
New-ID: NBI22 OLSON WORLD ECOSYSTEMS DATASET DOCUMENTATION File: AFWE20.IMG Code: 100032-001 Raster Member This IMG file is in IDRISI format Olson World Ecosystems data base is part of Global ...


15. AmeriFlux Gap-Filled Data from Selected Sites [NCAR_DS387.0]
AmeriFlux [http://ameriflux.lbl.gov/] is part of the larger network Fluxnet [http://daac.ornl.gov/FLUXNET/fluxnet.shtml] which endeavors to connect observations from regional ...


16. Antarctic Coastal Ecology [ACE]
Objectives: • To assess the structure and functioning of the Antarctic coastal ecosystem and the relationships between marine and terrestrial biota. • To assess the origin of organic ...


17. Antarctic Data from Italian Expeditions Concerning Research in Earth Sciences, Environmental, Cosmophysics, Biology, Medical Sciences [Southpole]
The Italian base in Antarctica is located at Terra Nova Bay inside the Ross sea (Lat. 74 41'42'S, Long. 164 07'23'E). The expeditions are done during the Antarctic summer and usually run from early ...


18. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Data Base, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USFWS_AK_Wildlife1]
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is the most northern and one of the largest Refuges within America's National Wildlife Refuge System. The Arctic Refuge is managed by the U.S. ...


19. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Data; USGS, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AK_Wildlif_Ref1]
Digital land cover and terrain data of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) were prduced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation Systems Field Office, Anchorage, ...


20. Atqasuk NIMS plot photographs 2011 [atqasuk_nims_plot_photographs_2011]
Photographs of every plot within the NIMS grid in Atqasuk, Alaska were taken once on August 8th for summer 2011. Photographs were taken directly above each plot using a push-cart system mounted onto ...


21. BALANS Land cover [BALANS_LandCover]
The BALANS land cover dataset has been assembled from satellite data from the IRS 1C/1D WiFS satellite. The reference data has been collected from national sources. Note that the ...


22. BIOME 6000 (v4.2): Vegetation Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000]
The Palaeovegetation Mapping Project (generally known as BIOME 6000: Prentice and Webb, 1998) was inaugurated in 1994 with the aim of providing global maps describing the vegetation patterns at 6000±500 ...


23. BIOME 6000: Reconstructed Biomes from Palaeoecological Data [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_2001-046]
The Global Palaeovegetation Mapping (BIOME 6000) Project is a community-wide collaboration inaugurated in 1994 under the joint auspices of four of the elements of the International Geosphere-Biosphere ...


24. Barrow Atqasuk ITEX Community [barrow_atqasuk_itex_community]
These files contain data representing the community composition and structure of ITEX plots at Barrow and Atqasuk in a text tab delimited format. The data presented were collected on the second summer ...


25. Barrow Atqasuk ITEX Community 1995-2008 [barrow_atqasuk_itex_community_1995-2008]
These files contain data representing the community composition and structure of ITEX plots at Barrow and Atqasuk in a text tab delimited format. The data presented were collected on the second summer ...


26. Barrow Atqasuk ITEX Plant [barrow_atqasuk_itex_plant]
These files contain data representing the periodic plant measures of all species within each plot in a text tab delimited format. The data presented are phenological development (date of leaf bud ...


27. Barrow Atqasuk ITEX Plant 1995-2008 [barrow_atqasuk_itex_plant_1995-2008]
These files contain data representing the periodic plant measures of all species within each plot in a text tab delimited format. The data presented are phenological development (date of leaf bud ...


28. Barrow NIMS grid LiDAR photographs 2011 [barrow_nims_grid_lidar_photographs_2011]
At the end of the summer 2011 we took LiDAR measurements to depict Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) of the tundra vegetation within the NIMS site in Barrow, Alaska. A set of photographs was taken at ...


29. Barrow NIMS plot photographs 2011 [barrow_nims_plot_photographs_2011]
Photographs of every plot within the NIMS grid in Barrow, Alaska were taken once on August 2nd for summer 2011. Photographs were taken directly above each plot using a push-cart system mounted onto ...


30. Biogeographical regions, Europe 2001 [EEA_BIOGEOG_REGION]
The Biogeographical regions of Europe dataset contains the official delineations used in the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and for the EMERALD Network set up under the Convention on the Conservation ...


31. Biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. [CNDA-ESP_LIQ_PAD]   CHILD METADATA
In English: This dataset contains information on the registered data on studies of the biology of lichen communities in Antarctica. This dataset is also the parent record ...


32. Biotic Responses to UV-B Radiation in Antarctica [JCADM_NL-NADC_BIOTIC_RESPONSES]
The significant impact of enhanced UV-B radiation on Antarctic marine organisms has been widely recognized. So far studies on Antarctic terrestrial organisms are few. The aim of the project is to ...


33. British Columbia Endangered Species and Ecosystems Information [Canada_BCCDC_EndangeredSpecies]
The British Columbia Conservation Data Centre (CDC) systematically collects and disseminates information on species and ecosystems at risk in British Columbia. This information ...


34. Carbon Dioxide Concentration Measurements from Subnivean Environment [carbon_dioxide_concentration_measurements_from_subnivean_environment]
This is a data set collecting CO2 concentrations from different depths under the snow at our wet tussock tundra site near Toolik Lake. Included is a read me file. Data is not temperature corrected.


35. Characteristics of Preferred Foraging and Nesting for Tundra-Breeding Shorebirds [usgsbrdfresc0010]
The North Slope of Alaska is currently the scene of intensive oil exploration activities. Wells have been drilled recently in several previously untouched areas, and more activity ...


36. Climate Quality Index [EEA_CLIMATE_INDEX]
Structural analysis 1961-1990. Climate data in DISMED will be based on the aridity index, which requires a harmonized way of computing evapotransipration, that at present differs among ...


37. Climate change and Polar Terrestrial Ecosystems [Polar_Ecosystem_Global_Warming_Huiskes_IPY59_NL]   PARENT METADATA
Environmental manipulation studies are integral to determine impacts of climate warming. Chambers are predominantly used to assess summer warming on terrestrial biota, while changes during other seasons ...


38. Colville River Delta Landcover Data; USGS, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AK_Colville1]
Vector and digital data from the Colville River area in Alaska. Data contains land cover classifications derived from Landsat MSS data, aerial photography, and ...


39. Development of tree ring like proxy on arctic shrubs Cassiope tetragona to reconstruct polar climate [Cassiope_Arctic_Climate_Proxy_Weijers_IPY59_NL]
Annual stem length, annual number of leaves, annual average leaf length, annual total leaf length and leaf lifespan. All of Cassiope tetragona. These parameters were measured at three sites: Ny-Ålesund ...


40. Digital Map of European Ecological Regions [EEA_DMEER]
The Digital Map of European Ecological Regions DMEER- delineates and describes ecological distinct areas in Europe, on the basis of updated knowledge of climatic, topographic and geobotanical European ...


41. Diversity Changes in Soil Mesofauna (Springtails and Oribatid Mites) in the Subarctic (Abisko Swedish Lapland) [SOIL_INVERTEBRATES_ARCTIC_KRAB_IPY213_NL]
Northern peatlands have been globally important accumulators of carbon as plant litter and older soil organic matter. As climate changes, the decomposition rates of these peatlands and consequently ...


42. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


43. EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal [WRI_EarthTrends]
EarthTrends is an online collection of information regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. Committed to the principle that accurate information ...


44. Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network Coordinating Office - NatureWatch Data, Canada [Canada_EMANCO_NatureWatchData]
NatureWatch is a suite of community based or "citizen science" monitoring programs that are administered through a partnership between the Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network Coordinating ...


45. Ecology of aphids and their parasitoids in Svalbard [426_0_IPEV_FR]
UMR BiO3P has collected insects specimens (aphids, hymenopteran parasitoids) for genetic studies from the west coast of Spitsbergen (2004-2006 and 2009). Aphids populations dynamics has been also ...


46. Ecophysiological and floristic study of the lichen communities in Livingston Island. [CNDA-ESP_ANT89-0804-E_LIQ_01]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Scientific objectives: -Floristic study of Livingston Island. -Structure, succession and dynamism of the principal lichen and bryolichen communities. -Chorological study (distribution) ...


47. Ecoregions of the United States and the World USDA/FS/IMI [USDA_ECOREGIONS]
"Description of the Ecoregions of the United States" is a volume that was originally published in 1978 to provide a general description of the ecosystem geography of the Nation as shown on the 1976 ...


48. European Land Surface Conditions 6K Reconstruction [NOAA_NCDC_PALEO_96-022]
These biomes are interpolated from 2014 pollen surface samples, for the Present, and from 343 pollen sites for 6000 yr BP. The coverage is relatively well balanced for the modern data, but the region ...


49. Fine Root Production [fine_root_production]
Measurements of fine root production to date made during the growing seasons of 2010 and 2011 in plots of a factorial warming x accelerated snowmelt field experiment. Measurements were made using ...


50. Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) MODIS Active Fire Data [FIRMS_MODIS_Active_Fire_Data]
Web Fire Mapper is an internet based mapping tool that delivers locations of active fires in near real time. For selected regions and countries you can view an interactive map showing active fires ...


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