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1. Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_AGLANDS_CROP2000]
The Global Croplands dataset represents the proportion of land areas used as cropland (land used for the cultivation of food) in the year 2000. Satellite data from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...


2. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_HFD]
Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid based upon the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction's (IRI) Weighted Anomaly of Standardized Precipitation ...


3. Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_MRD]
Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global drought mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provide a baseline estimation of population ...


4. Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_PELRD]
Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of drought hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at ...


5. Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_TELRD]
Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global drought total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon the Sachs ...


6. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 Environmental ...


7. Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TREATYSTAT_12]
The Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release contains comprehensive information on country participation in multilateral environmental agreements through August 2012. The data were produced ...


8. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts that are compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for ...


9. 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2010]
The 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 163 countries on environmental performance based on twenty-five indicators grouped within ten core policy categories addressing environmental health, ...


10. 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012]
The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), ...


11. 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2014]
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


12. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000]
The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the ...


13. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


14. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


15. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


16. Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites - Permeable Reactive Barrier Data [ASAC_1300_PRB]
The contamination of soils by heavy metals is a problem that faces communities the world over. Contamination is of particular concern when it is mobilised into ground and surface waters, where it ...


17. African Water Stress Study for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_AFRICA]
Outputs from a Water Balance and Transport Model (WBM/WTM) were used to determine the spatial distribution of renewable water supply, expressed as the sum of local runoff and river corridor discharge. ...


18. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_DAMS]
The Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (Revision 01) contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The dams were geospatially ...


19. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Reservoirs, Revision 01 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_RESERVOIRS]
The Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) Database, Version 1.1 contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The reservoirs were ...


20. Analytical methods used to measure chemical and physical properties of Davis Station wastewater and marine sediments. [Davis_STP_Chemistry_Methods]   PARENT DIF
This document details the analytical methods used to determine a range of chemical and physical properties of the wastewater effluent from Davis Station and of marine sediments collected from shallow ...


21. Batch ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_BATCHIX]
A series of ion-exchange batch equilibrium experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


22. Column breakthrough ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_COLUMNSIX]
A series of ion-exchange column breakthrough experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


23. Field trial of WTP ion-exchange columns using Amberlite IRC748 during the Thala Valley clean-up [AAS1300_PW_FIELDTRIALIX]
Ion-exchange columns were used in the WTP (water treatment plant) for water treatment during the clean-up of the Thala Valley tip - data collected during the operation were used as a field trial to ...


24. Antarctic State of the Environment Bibliography [SOE_Bibliography]
State of the Environment bibliography, compiled by Ewan McIvor. Contains 51 records. The fields in this dataset are: author year journal title volume pages publisher place of publication copy on ...


25. Sewer outflow composition and flow rates for the Australian Antarctic Division, Kingston. [SOE_sewer_kingston]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The composition and quantity of the Australian Antarctic Division's sewer outflow. TYPE OF INDICATOR There ...


26. Stormwater outflow composition for the Australian Antarctic Division, Kingston [SOE_stormwater_kingston]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The composition of the outflow from the Australian Antarctic Division's stormwater system. TYPE OF INDICATOR ...


27. Survey data for Thala Valley Clean Up Project 2003/4 [TVCleanupSurvey0304]
Survey information on the Thala Valley landfill clean up site from the summer season of 2003/2004 - final survey of site before departure, including stockpile sites - survey of all points where samples ...


28. Survey report 1978/79 Glaciology department Author - B.A.Murphy [survey_1978-79_1]
Taken from sections of the report: Introduction: The following report is a detailed summary of the surveying and mapping tasks undertaken in the Vestfold Hills and MacRobertson Land regions of the ...


29. Total potable water consumption (litres) [SOE_potable_water]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator identifies the total amount of potable water consumed per person per day on each station. The figures are reported monthly to the Building Services Supervisor at ...


30. Casey Station GIS Dataset [gis11]
The Casey Station dataset represents man-made facilities around Australia's Casey Station and its immediate environs. Detailed attributes are held for the data including buildings, site services, ...


31. Casey Station GIS Dataset update from various sources [gis17]
The Australian Antarctic Data Centre's Casey Station GIS data were originally mapped from Aerial photography (January 4 1994). Refer to the metadata record 'Casey Station GIS Dataset'. Since then ...


32. Contaminated Sites Database [DB_Contaminated_Sites]
This database has been developed to provide data for state of the environment reporting and as an aid for the management of contaminated sites in Antarctica. It contains known suspected and known ...


33. IMAGEAntarctica Database - A Catalogue of Antarctic Images by the Australian Antarctic Division [DB_IMAGEAntarctica]
The IMAGEAntarctica catalogue contains records of images held in the Australian Antarctic Division's Multimedia Image Library. The material predominantly depicts Australia's presence and activities ...


34. Marine Debris Bibliography [Marine_Debris_Bibliography]
Marine Debris Bibliography compiled by Frederique Olivier contains 210 records. The fields in this dataset are: Bibliography index Subset Date of Publication Author/s Title Source Area Keywords ...


35. Origins and Biological Accumulation of Small Plastic Particles in Fur Seals From Macquarie Island [plastics_fur_seals]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: One hundred and sixty four plastic particles (mean length 4.1 mm) recovered from the scats of fur seals (Arctocephalus spp.) on Macquarie Island were examined. ...


36. Rates of depletion of lubricant and fuel contaminants from Antarctic regions during natural attenuation and remediation procedures [ASAC_2915]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2915 See the link below for public details on this project. Petroleum contamination poses a major threat to Antarctic and subantarctic ecosystems ...


37. Impact of 20th Century Water-Management and Land-Use Practices on the Coastal Hydrology of Southeast Florida [USGS_SOFIA_impacts_20thcent]
The data are available as Arc/Info coverages from USGS Circular 1275. The Landuse coverages are in Florida State Plane Cordinate System, east zone, units feet, zone 3601, datum NAD27. All other coverages ...


38. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) [USGS_SOFIA_EDEN_proj]
The Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) is an integrated network of real-time water-level monitoring, ground elevation modeling, and water-surface modeling that provides scientists and managers ...


39. Geophysical Monitoring of the Southwest Florida Coast [USGS_SOFIA_geophys_mon_fy04]
Water management decisions that impact Everglades restoration efforts require high quality data and reliable hydrologic models. Traditionally these data for hydrologic models have been ...


40. Water Footprint [geodata_2161]
The water footprint is an indicator of water use that includes both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. The water footprint of an individual, community or business is defined ...


41. 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 ...


42. Global Demographic Data [EOSWEBSTER_Global_Demography]
The Global Demographic Data collection holds global gridded data products describing demographic information and water demand in relation to population data. Currently, water demand data are being ...


43. Treated Waste Water Reused [geodata_1021]
Reused treated wastewater corresponds to an annual quantity of treated wastewater that is reused. The treated wastewater is wastewater discharged from treatment plant (effluent).


44. Water Use - Total Water Withdrawal [geodata_1100]
Annual gross quantity of water produced and used for agricultural, industrial and domestic purposes. It does not include other in situ-uses :energy, mining, recreation, navigation, fisheries and the ...


45. GIS Coverage for the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Retrospective Database for Nutrients in Surface Water: Monitoring Locations [NAWQAHIS]
The retrospective database is a compilation of historical water-quality and ancillary data collected before NAWQA Study Units initiated sampling in 1993. This coverage contains the point locations ...


46. GIS Coverage of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Trace Elements Sampling Sites for the EPA Clean Air Mapping and Analysis Program (C-MAP) [NAWQA_TE]
This is a point coverage of the sampling sites for the U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Study-Unit investigations of Trace Elements for the conterminous United ...


47. GIS Coverage of the National Water-Quality Assessment Study-Unit Investigations in the conterminous United States (NAWQA) [NAWQA]
This is a coverage of the boundaries and codes used for the U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Study-Unit investigations for the conterminous United States, excluding ...


48. DISCOVERY-OEM: Ocean Ecosystems and Management [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00513]
Maintaining long-term food security in a changing environment is one of the greatest challenges to the sustainable exploitation of the Earth System, including its oceans. The well publicised collapses ...


49. Water Use - Domestic Water Withdrawal [geodata_0267]
Annual quantity of water use for domestic purposes. It is usually computed as the total amount of water supplied by public distribution networks, and usually includes the withdrawal by those industries ...


50. Water Use - Industrial Water Withdrawal [geodata_0268]
Annual quantity of water use by self-supplied industries not connected to any distribution network.


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