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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. Congaree Swamp National Monument Spatial Vegetation Data; Cover Type/Association Level of the National Vegetation Classification System [usgs_nps_congareeswampspatial]
The National Park Service (NPS), in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division (BRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has implemented a program to "develop a uniform hierarchical ...


3. NLDAS VIC Land Surface Model L4 Monthly 0.125 x 0.125 degree V002 (NLDAS_VIC0125_M) at GES DISC [GES_DISC_NLDAS_VIC0125_M_V002]
This data set contains a series of land surface parameters simulated from the VIC land-surface model (LSM) for Phase 2 of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-2). The data are in ...


4. NLDAS VIC Land Surface Model L4 Monthly Climatology 0.125 x 0.125 degree V002 (NLDAS_VIC0125_MC) at GES DISC [GES_DISC_NLDAS_VIC0125_MC_V002]
Abstract: This data set contains a series of land surface parameters simulated from the VIC land-surface model (LSM) for Phase 2 of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-2). The ...


5. Major Land Resource Areas [MLRA]
Often extending for thousands of acres, land resource units are geographic areas that are delineated by common patterns of soil, climate, water resources, and land use characteristics. ...


6. 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 ...


7. PPS Arctic Norway [org.polarresearch-621]
The PPS Arctic Norway project is the Norwegian contribution to the circumpolar IPY core project PPS Arctic (Present day processes, Past changes, and Spatiotemporal variability of biotic, abiotic and ...


8. NLDAS VIC Land Surface Model L4 Hourly 0.125 x 0.125 degree V002 (NLDAS_VIC0125_H) at GES DISC [GES_DISC_NLDAS_VIC0125_H_V002]
This data set contains a series of land surface parameters simulated from the VIC land-surface model (LSM) for Phase 2 of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-2). The data are in ...


9. Southwest Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse (SWEPIC) [USGS_SBSC_SWEPIC]
The Southwest Exotic Plant Mapping Program (SWEMP) is a collaborative effort between the United States Geological Survey and federal, tribal, state, county and NGO partners in the southwest. This ...


10. Vegetation Map of the SICS area [USGS_SOFIA_vegmap]
The map shows the 8-class vegetation cover developed from Landsat TM data used for the SICS area. This map was created specifically for surface-water flow velocity indexing within hydrodynamic models ...


11. Vegetation and fuels data collected in 2010 and 2011 from historical emergency stabilization & rehabilitation seedings (1990 – 2003) on BLM lands within the Great Basin [USGS_FRESC_FireChronosequenceDB]
ABSTRACT: Data are contained in a Microsoft Access database consisting of 27 data tables. Tables provided include emergency stabilization and rehabilitation (ESR) projects sampled, study plot characteristics, ...


12. Comprehensive Monitoring Plan for Snail Kites and Apple Snails in the Greater Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_SnailKites_AppleSnails]
The endangered snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis) is a wetland-dependent raptor feeding almost exclusively on a single species of aquatic snail, the Florida apple snail (Pomacea paludosa). The viability ...


13. NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey Studies [Planning Stage] [NASA_Decadal_Survey_Place_Holder]
[These missions are in the planning stage. Please monitor the project web sites for mission updates] [Source: NASA's Science ...


14. Vegetation studies: Grazing and Long-term change [Macq_Is_JJ_001]
Data comprise records of vegetation change on Macquarie Island as a result of grazing by rabbits and possible effects of climatic change. Data include presence and absence of species, together with ...


15. LBA REGIONAL CARBON IN LIVE VEGETATION, 0.5-DEGREE (OLSON) [lba_olson]
This data set is a subset of Olson et al. (1985, 2000) "Major World Ecosystem Complexes Ranked by Carbon in Live Vegetation." This subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere ...


16. LBA REGIONAL VEGETATION AND SOILS, 1-DEGREE (WILSON AND HENDERSON-SELLERS) [lba_veg_soils]
This data set is a subset of a global vegetation and soils data set by Wilson and Henderson-Sellers (1985a). The subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment ...


17. Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Antarctic Terrestrial Ecosystems [RiSCC]: the periantarctic region [ASAC_1015]
This project is looking at how subantarctic plants and ecosystems will respond to climate change. Global warming is already causing changes in terrestrial ecosystems, and the effects on terrestrial ...


18. SCAR Spatial Data Model and Feature Catalogue [DB_Feature_Catalogue]
The SCAR Spatial Data Model has been developed for Geoscience Standing Scientific Group (GSSG). It was presented to XXVII SCAR, 15-26 July 2002, in Shanghai, China. The Spatial Data Model is one ...


19. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


20. Annotated Atlas of the Vascular Flora of Macquarie Island - 1979 [mi_vascular_plants_census_1979]
The atlas shows the known distribution and abundance of each vascular species on Macquarie Island immediately prior to the commencement of control measures against rabbits in 1978. It gives a baseline ...


21. Bryophyte species composition over moisture gradients in the Windmill Islands, East Antarctica; development of a baseline for monitoring climate change impacts [ASAC_1313_Baseline]   PARENT DIF
This metadata record describes supplementary material to accompany the listed publication, and the data described in the paper and the supplementary material relates to AAS (ASAC) project 1313, as ...


22. Can remote sensing be used to map vegetation and monitor community change in Antarctica? [ASAC_2392]
This dataset consists of Hyperion satellite imagery, as well as GPS ground truthing of vegetation quadrats. The aims of this project were: 1. to produce a spectral library of the major subantarctic ...


23. Differential GPS data collected at Heard Island 2003/04 for the Regional Sensitivity to Climate Change in Terrestrial Ecosystems (RiSCC) program [ASAC_1015_HIGPS03_04]
Metadata notes for RiSCC Heard Island 2003_04 season (ASAC 1015) - DGPS data and Base Station data DGPS data are described below, and associated data files listed. 1. Three Island study - Phenology ...


24. Distribution and Dynamics of Vegetation in Relation to Natural Disturbance Factors, Heard and McDonald Islands [ASAC_423]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 423 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of the referenced papers: Eight species ...


25. Heard Island 1986-1987 Scientific Expedition Report [Heard_86-87_Report]
Heard Island Expedition, 16 November 1986 to 21 January 1987, report written by Rod Ledingham, Officer in Charge. Taken from the report: The 1986-87 expedition was the second in a series of three ...


26. Heard Island Vegetation GIS Dataset [heard_vegetation_gis]
Heard Island and McDonald Islands, vegetation layer. This is a polygon dataset stored in the Geographical Information System (GIS). The data represents approximately the areas of vegetation cover ...


27. Heard Island Vegetation Survey 1986-1987 and 1987-1988 [Heard_veg_survey_86-88]
Vegetation surveys were conducted on Heard Island during the 1986/87 and 1987/88 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE). A stratified sampling approach was adopted. Given the limited ...


28. Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Coastal Orthophoto Mosaic derived from Non-Metric Photography [photo_mosaic_laurens_or]
The orthophoto mosaic is a rectified georeferenced image of the Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula Coastal Area. Distortions due to relief and tilt displacement have been removed. Orthophotos were derived ...


29. Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Mapping from Orthophoto Mosaic derived from Non-Metric Photography [photo_mosaic_laurens_or_TopoMapping]
The Heard Island, Laurens Peninsula, Topographic Data was mapped from Ortho-rectified non-metric photography. The data consists of Coastline, Crater, Volcano, Island, Lagoon, Water Storage and Watercourse ...


30. Heard Island: Baseline Data for Monitoring Longterm Change. (a) Vegetation Mapping from Orthophotos. [HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
Vegetation mapping from orthophotos derived from non-metric photography for the north eastern, south eastern, south, west and north west coastal areas of Heard Island. More information about the ...


31. Heard Island: Terrestrial Biology: Documenting vegetation change on Heard Island. [ASAC_1181]   CHILD DIFs
2000-01 fieldwork undertaken Heard Island 53 deg. 05 min. S., 73 deg. 30 min. E. Field area covered: southeast end of island from Long Beach to Gilchrist Beach. 150 GPS control points collected on ...


32. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (b) Vegetation mapping from non-rectified aerial photographs and satellite imagery with accompanying data. [HI_VEG_NON_ORTHO_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
The majority of the coastal areas of Heard Island have had their vegetation mapped using orthophotos (HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP). For the remaining areas, five sets of shapefiles cover the vegetation mapping ...


33. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (c) Orthophotos used for vegetation mapping. [HI_VEG_ORTHOPHOTOS_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
The vegetation mapping project used a set of 1987 and 1980 orthophotos and orthophoto mosaics for mapping and screen-digitising (see "Quality" section). Contact AADC for access to these. A shapefile ...


34. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (f) 35mm photos (terrestrial) from fixed photo-points, 2003-2004. [HI_VEG_PHOTOPOINTS_2]   PARENT DIF
The 35mm photos were taken by Dr Jenny Scott between December 2003 and February 2004 using two Nikon FM-2 SLR cameras with 50mm and 28mm lenses. The photos are part of a longterm fixed-point photo-monitoring ...


35. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (g) Vegetation 'signature points' with accompanying 35mm terrestrial photos. [HI_VEG_VEGSIGNATURES]   PARENT DIF
The data consist of 35 'Vegetation Signature' geo-located points and 34 x 35mm terrestrial photos (scanned images) of the vegetation at the actual points, for use in remote sensing research. The ...


36. Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. [HI_VEG_OVERALL]   CHILD DIFs
The production of a detailed vegetation dataset which can act as a sound baseline for detection of change has been a longterm process and has now been completed. There are seven &child& metadata ...


37. Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. (d) 35mm photos (terrestrial) used for vegetation mapping. [HI_VEG_PHOTOS_VEGMAP]   PARENT DIF
These photos consist of 581 scanned 35mm colour slides (each approximately 2.2 MB) taken on Heard Island by Dr Jenny Scott (JJS) between December 1986 and February 2004. Areas covered are Gilchrist ...


38. Heard Island: baseline vegetation data for monitoring longterm change. (e) 35mm photos (terrestrial) from fixed photo-points, 1986-2000. [HI_VEG_PHOTOPOINTS_1]   PARENT DIF
The 35mm photos were taken by Dr Jenny Scott in December 1986-January 1987, October 1987-February 1988 and October 2000. The photos represent the first time series of a longterm fixed-point photo-monitoring ...


39. Latitudinal Gradient Project - Australian contributions [LGP]
This record relates to the Australian component of the Latitudinal Gradient Project. The LGP is largely a New Zealand, US and Italian venture, but a small contribution has been made by Australian ...


40. Macquarie Island - GPS vegetation survey [Macca_vegsur_gis]
This metadata record describes Simone Ingham's survey of vegetation sampling sites on Macquarie Island in the summer of 2001/2002. The Biolab base station needs to be accurately surveyed from the ...


41. Macquarie Island Baseline Invertebrate Survey 1994 [KFDBAM_ANU]
Records from 69 sites, covering the whole island. Sites stratified by topography (2 classes: slopes or drainage lines), altitude (4 classes: 0-100 m, 100-200 m, 200-300 m, 300m+), vegetation type ...


42. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


43. Macquarie Island Vegetation and Drainage Structure Data Set [MIvegmap]
The data for this map were collected as part of two ASAC projects - 488 and 956, of which Patricia Selkirk was the chief investigator. Macquarie Island (54 degrees S 159 degrees E) is a subantarctic ...


44. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


45. NLDAS Noah Land Surface Model L4 Hourly 0.125 x 0.125 degree V002 (NLDAS_NOAH0125_H) at GES DISC [GES_DISC_NLDAS_NOAH0125_H_V002]
This data set contains a series of land surface parameters simulated from the Noah land-surface model (LSM) for Phase 2 of the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS-2). The data are ...


46. Photos of quadrat locations for data collection of ASAC project 1313 in ASPA 135 [ASAC_1313_ASPA135_Photos]   PARENT DIF
Photos of quadrat locations for vegetation transects at site ASPA 135. Three photos per page, showing: broad quadrat location within site (left), quadrat locaiton in relation to metal marker fixed ...


47. Quaternary, Geomorphological and Botanical Studies in the Northern Prince Charles Mountains [ASAC_290]
The aim was to study the glacial history, geomorphology and plant distribution in the Prince Charles Mountains, particularly in the ice-free region around Beaver and Radok Lakes (Amery Oasis). More ...


48. Relationship between soil and plant geography on Clark Peninsula [ASAC_1083]
New soil studies in the cold suggest that in the terrestrial ecosystems of the coastal regions of the antarctic continent soil formation and chemical weathering occur to a greater extent than previously ...


49. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


50. RiSCC Research Support Bibliography [RISCC_Bibliography]
RiSCC Research Support Bibliography compiled by RiSCC group members. There is 1 record in this bibliography. This bibliography contains references to the RiSCC program (Regional Sensitivity to Climate ...


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