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1. Acadia National Park Vegetation Mapping Project - Accuracy Assessment Points [USGS_NPS_AcadiaAccuracy]
ABSTRACT: The U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) has produced a vegetation spatial database coverage (vegetation map) for the Acadia National Park Vegetation ...


2. ASF Global Radiometric Terrain Corrected SAR Data [ASF_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_SAR_Data]
ASF's SAR Radiometric Terrain Corrected (RTC) dataset gives terrestrial world-wide coverage; excluding Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, and Asia north of 60 degrees latitude. Users can analyze radiometry ...


3. Changes in Breeding Bird Populations in North Dakota: 1967 to 1992-93. [usgsbrdnpwrcd00000012]
Breeding bird populations in North Dakota were compared using surveys conducted in 1967 and 1992-93. In decreasing order, the five most frequently occurring species were Horned Lark (Eremophia alpestris), ...


4. 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 ...


5. Host Selection in the Forest Interior: Cowbirds Target Ground-Nesting Species [brdpwrc0018]
We investigated patterns of cowbird host selection in a large (1300 ha), unfragmented forest in eastern New York in 1992-3 to determine whether cowbird parasitism rates can be attributed tospecies-specific ...


6. Chesapeake Bay River Input Monitoring Program [USGS_RIMP]
The USGS Chesapeake Bay River Input Monitoring (RIM) Program was established to quantify loads and long-term trends in concentrations of nutrients and suspended material entering the tidal part of ...


7. Proportion of Land Area Covered by Forest [geodata_2238]
Forest: Land spanning more than 0.5 hectares with trees higher than 5 meters and a canopy cover of more than 10 percent, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ. It does not include land ...


8. Comparison of the Sedimentary Record of Fire with the Tree-Ring Record Within and Near Giant Sequoia Groves, Sierra Nevada, California [brdwerc0002]
The larger Sierra Nevada Global Change Research Program (SNGCRP) seeks to understand past, present, and possible future changes in Sierran forest structure, composition, and dynamics resulting from ...


9. IPCC Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_BASELINE]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset consists of population, human development, economic, water resources, land cover, land use, agriculture, food, ...


10. IPCC Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) Emissions Scenarios Data Set Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_SRES_EMSC_V11]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) Emissions Scenarios Dataset Version 1.1 consists of 40 global and regional greenhouse gases (GHGs) ...


11. Sierra Nevada Global Change Program [brdwerc0001]
The topographic and climatic diversity of the Sierra Nevada supports a wide variety of ecosystems, ranging from dry oak woodland to alpine. Since the distribution and abundance of plant and animal ...


12. Forests Certified by PEFC Chain of Custody - Area [geodata_2247]
PEFC's Chain of Custody certification is a mechanism for tracking certified material from the forest to the final product to ensure that the wood, wood fibre or non-wood forest produce contained in ...


13. Forests Certified by PEFC Chain of Custody - Number of Certifications [geodata_2246]
PEFC's Chain of Custody certification is a mechanism for tracking certified material from the forest to the final product to ensure that the wood, wood fibre or non-wood forest produce contained in ...


14. Forest Primary Designated Function - Conservation of Biodiversity [geodata_2201]
DESIGNATED FUNCTIONS (of Forest and Other wooded land) the designated function refers to the function or purpose assigned to a piece of land either by legal prescriptions or by decision of the land ...


15. Forest within Protected Areas [geodata_2202]
As part of FRA 2010, countries were asked to provide information on the area of forest contained in protected areas systems. This is not an easy task where spatially explicit information is missing ...


16. NACP MCI: CO2 Emissions Inventory, Upper Midwest Region, USA., 2007 [NACP_MCI_CO2_INVENTORY]
This data set provides a bottom-up CO2 emissions inventory for the mid-continent region of the United States for the year 2007. The study was undertaken as part of the North American Carbon Program ...


17. Forest Revenue [geodata_2203]
Public expenditure and revenue collection from forestry are measures of the financial flows between government and the forestry sector. In FRA 2010 forest revenue was defined to include all taxes, ...


18. PALSAR Global mosaic and Forest/Non-forest 50m [ALOS_PALSAR_Global_Mosaic_Forest_Non-forest_50m]
Four global mosaics of Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) Phased Arrayed L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) HH and HV polarization data were generated at 25 m spatial resolution using data ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. Forest Area [geodata_2136]
Forest area is the land spanning more than 0.5 hectares with trees higher than 5 metres and a canopy cover of more than 10 percent, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ. It does not include ...


22. Carbon Stock in Living Forest Biomass [geodata_2199]
CARBON STOCK The quantity of carbon in a ?pool?, meaning a reservoir or system which has the capacity to accumulate or release carbon. Examples of carbon pools are Living biomass (including Above ...


23. Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) - Fiji [USGS_GFOI_Fiji]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


24. LITERATURE-DERIVED PARAMETERS FOR THE BIOME-BGC TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM MODEL [white_parameters]
Ecosystem simulation models use descriptive input parameters to establish the physiology, biochemistry, structure, and allocation patterns of vegetation functional types, or biomes. For single-stand ...


25. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Bolivia [USGS_GFOI_Bolivia]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


26. CHARACTERISTICS OF AFRICAN SAVANNA BIOMES FOR DETERMINING WOODY COVER [gv_aws]
This data set includes the soil and vegetation characteristics, herbivore estimates, and precipitation measurement data for the 854 sites described and analyzed in Sankaran et al., 2005. Savannas ...


27. GLOBAL FOREST ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION DATA FOR CARBON BALANCE RESEARCH [LUYSSAERT_CARBON_FLUX]
A comprehensive global database has been assembled to quantify CO2 fluxes and pathways across different levels of integration (from photosynthesis up to net ecosystem production) in forest ecosystems. ...


28. GlobCover Land Cover (v2.2) [geodata_2059]
GlobCover Land Cover v2 is a global land cover map at 10 arc second (300 meter) resolution. Its 22 global land cover classes are defined within the UN Land Cover Classification System (LCCS). GlobCover ...


29. Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_NRPCHI]
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These ...


30. Growing Stock in Forest [geodata_1965]
Growing stock Volume over bark of all living trees more than X cm in diameter at breast height. Includes the stem from ground level or stump height up to a top diameter of Y cm, and may also include ...


31. 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 ...


32. 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. ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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, ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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. ...


38. Impact of Cowbird Parasitism on Major Host Species in Ontario [usgsbrdpwrc0015]
We compared the relative effect of cowbird parasitism on a large number (n = 12) of different host species at a very large spatial scale (the province of Ontario), using a large sample size of nests ...


39. Using Incubation Period Length as a Tool to Predict Host Impact [usgsbrdpwrc0014]
Three endangered species for which cowbird parasitism has been identified as a major factor in population decline have incubation periods > 14 days: Black-capped Vireo, Least Bell's Vireo, and Kirtland's ...


40. NACP Regional: Original Observation Data and Biosphere and Inverse Model Outputs [NACP_REGIONAL_OBS_MODEL_ORIG]
This data set contains the originally-submitted observation measurement data, terrestrial biosphere model output data, and inverse model simulations that various investigator teams contributed to ...


41. NACP Site: Terrestrial Biosphere Model Output Data in Original Format [NACP_SITE_MODEL_DATA_ORIG_FMT]
This data set contains the original model output data submissions from the 24 terrestrial biosphere models (TBM) that participated in the North American Carbon Program (NACP) Site-Level Synthesis. ...


42. 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 ...


43. NACP Site: Terrestrial Biosphere Model and Aggregated Flux Data in Standard Format [NACP_SITE_MODEL_FLUX_STD_FMT]
This data set provides standardized output variables for gross primary productivity (GPP), net ecosystem exchange (NEE), leaf area index (LAI), ecosystem respiration (Re), latent heat flux (LE), and ...


44. Other Wooded Land Extent [geodata_1748]
Forest/Other wooded land of naturally regenerated native species where there are clearly visible indications of human activities. Includes, but not limited to: selectively logged-over areas, areas ...


45. NACP Regional: National Greenhouse Gas Inventories and Aggregated Gridded Model Data [NACP_REGIONAL_MODEL_GHG_AGGR]
This data set provides two products that were derived from the recently published North American Carbon Program (NACP) Regional Synthesis 1-degree terrestrial biosphere model (TBM) and inverse model ...


46. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Borneo Island [USGS_GFOI_Borneo_Island]
The Forest Carbon Tracking Task (GEO FCT) has been established to support countries wanting to establish national forest-change, carbon estimation and reporting systems. It will facilitate access ...


47. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Brazil [USGS_GFOI_Brazil]
The Forest Carbon Tracking Task (GEO FCT) has been established to support countries wanting to establish national forest-change, carbon estimation and reporting systems. It will facilitate access ...


48. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Cambodia [USGS_GFOI_Cambodia]
The Forest Carbon Tracking Task (GEO FCT) has been established to support countries wanting to establish national forest-change, carbon estimation and reporting systems. It will facilitate access ...


49. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Cameroon [USGS_GFOI_Cameroon]
The Forest Carbon Tracking Task (GEO FCT) has been established to support countries wanting to establish national forest-change, carbon estimation and reporting systems. It will facilitate access ...


50. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Columbia [USGS_GFOI_Colombia]
The Forest Carbon Tracking Task (GEO FCT) has been established to support countries wanting to establish national forest-change, carbon estimation and reporting systems. It will facilitate access ...


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