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1. 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. ...


2. 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 ...


3. China Dimensions Data Collection: Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_AGENDA21]
Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 consists of full-text program descriptions supporting China's economic and social development. The descriptions represent 69 programs covering legislation, ...


4. 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 ...


5. Population in Drylands - Total [geodata_1504]
The concept of drylands continues to be debated. In this data set, drylands are taken as areas with a potential hazard of desertification. The hyperarid zone is not subject to desertification and ...


6. Drylands - Percent of Total Area [geodata_1501]
The concept of drylands continues to be debated. In this data set, drylands are taken as areas with a potential hazard of desertification. The hyperarid zone is not subject to desertification and ...


7. Drylands - Total Area [geodata_1498]
The concept of drylands continues to be debated. In this data set, drylands are taken as areas with a potential hazard of desertification. The hyperarid zone is not subject to desertification and ...


8. Population in Drylands - Percent of Total Population [geodata_1507]
The concept of drylands continues to be debated. In this data set, drylands are taken as areas with a potential hazard of desertification. The hyperarid zone is not subject to desertification and ...


9. Participation in Treaties - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification [geodata_1574]
In 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) or so called Rio Earth Summit remmended the elaboration of a United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). ...


10. Senegal Desertification Hazard Model [NBId0163_101]
New-ID: NBI163 The Senegal Desertification Hazard (model) documentation File: SENEGAL7.IMG Code:146008-001 Raster Member The IMG file is in IDRISI format The Senegal Desertifcation Hazard ...


11. Terrastat - Land Resource Potential and Constraints Statistics at Country and Regional Level [terrastat]
Terrastat contains country statistics of soil, terrain, climatic and agricultural land use limitations, and potential extent. The designation employed and the presentation of material ...


12. Global Burnt Area (GBA 2000) [SAI_JRC_Cont_Afr_GBA2000]
According to a recent study from Hao and Liu [1994], the African continent, where about two-thirds of the biomass burning is due to savanna fires, contributes to 46 % of the ...


13. World Resources from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [WRI_WORLD_RESOURCES]
The latest World Resources reference is an authoritative assessment of the world's natural resources. The World Resources Institute (WRI), in collaboration with the United Nations Development ...


14. Desertification Atlas (Africa) Maps 1-17 [NBId0270_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


15. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


16. Desertification Atlas (Global) Maps 1-20 [NBId0288_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


17. Vegetation Quality Index for Europe [EEA_VQI]
The Vegetation Quality Index for Europe is one of the components of the sensitivity to desertification index. It is based four aspects of the vegetation: the fire risk, the protection provided against ...


18. 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 ...


19. 1KM NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 2B format [1KM.AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP2B]
The 1 km AVHRR Global Land Data set project is an international effort to acquire, archive, process and distribute the data of the entire ...


20. 1KM NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 2A format [1KM.AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP2A]
The 1 km AVHRR Global Land Data set project is an international effort to acquire, archive, process and distribute the data of the entire global land surface observed by the NOAA/AVHRR ...


21. LANDSAT 4/5 TM Raw Products [LANDSAT.TM.RAW]
Landsat TM data are available from December 1982 to February 1983 (Landsat 4) and from April 1984 onwards (Landsat 5). Most of the ESA archive has been acquired and processed at receiving ...


22. LANDSAT 4/5 Thematic Mapper (TM) System Corrected Pre-Flight Radiometric Correction and Cubic Convolution resampling Product [LANDSAT.TM.SCPRCC]
Landsat TM data are available from December 1982 to February 1983 (Landsat 4) and from April 1984 onwards (Landsat 5). Most of the ESA archive has been acquired and processed at receiving ...


23. LANDSAT 4/5 Thematic Mapper System Corrected Pre-Flight Radiometric Correction and Nearest neighbour resampling product [LANDSAT.TM.SCPRNN]
Landsat TM data are available from December 1982 to February 1983 (Landsat 4) and from April 1984 onwards (Landsat 5). Most of the ESA archive has been acquired and processed at receiving ...


24. LANDSAT MSS Raw Data Product [LANDSAT.MSS.RAW]
Most of the ESA archive has been acquired and processed at receiving stations in Fucino (Italy), Kiruna (Sweden) and Maspalomas (Gran Canaria, Spain). However, the archive ...


25. LANDSAT MSS System Corrected, absolute and statistical correction (SCAS) Product [LANDSAT.MSS.SCAS]
Most of the ESA archive has been acquired and processed at receiving stations in Fucino (Italy), Kiruna (Sweden) and Maspalomas (Gran Canaria, Spain). However, the archive ...


26. NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 1B format [AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP1]
SHARP is the ESA-Earthnet format for AVHRR and TOVS data. It stands for Standard-family HRPT Archive Request Product. It adopts the internationally-recognised Standard-Family Tape Format ...


27. NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 2A format [AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP2A]
SHARP is the ESA Earthnet format for AVHRR and TOVS data generated to provide an easy data access for the international Remote sensing user community. SHARP-1 consists of two volumes: ...


28. NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 2B format [AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP2B]
SHARP is the ESA Earthnet format for AVHRR and TOVS data generated to provide an easy data access for the international Remote sensing user community. SHARP-1 consists of two volumes: ...


29. The Global FIRE Product, 1992-1993, from JRC [SAI_JRC-Global_FIRE]
Fire is a process, which given the right vegetation and meteorological conditions, can be found in almost any part of the globe. In order to understand and quantify the impact of fire ...


30. The Regional Burnt Area Product for Central Africa, 1993-1994, from JRC [SAI_JRC_Cent_Afr_Burnt_Product]
Justification, scientific objective and geographical domain: The mapping of burnt areas on a regional basis can form an important source of information for determining estimates ...


31. The Regional FIRE Product for Central Africa, 1993-1996, from JRC [SAI_JRC_Cent_Afr_FIRE_Product]
The mapping of active fires from NOAA-AVHRR data is an important source of in- formation for a number of projects both within MTV and externally. The Central African region is an area ...


32. The Regional Mainland Southeast Asian FIRE Product, 1992-1993, from JRC [SAI_JRC_Asian_FIRE_Product]
Comparatively little is known empirically about the vegetation fire regime of Southeast Asia when viewed at larger scales. This is despite the importance of fire as an agent of regional ...


33. Jornada-Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER) [lter_JRN]
The Jornada Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project focuses on changes in the distribution of soil resources as an index of the impact of vegetation change--desertification--on semiarid lands. ...


34. IAI-Data-CRN_012_Covalschi_hs: Regional and local controls of vegetation spatial-heterogeneity in the Patagonian steppe [IAIDIS742]   PARENT DIF
The objective of this study was to determine regional and local controls of vegetation spatial-heterogeneity in the Patagonian steppe. We considered two possible factors, rainfall and ovine herbivory. ...


35. IAI-Science-ISP-2-032-Ecosystem Processes: Overgrazing, Grass Transpiration, and Soil-Water Balance [IAIDIS480]   PARENT DIF
This dataset refers to Final Report of the ISP round 2 project number 032, which has the name "DESERTIFICATION AND ECOSYSTEM PROCESSES: OVERGRAZING, GRASS TRANSPIRATION, AND SOIL-WATER BALANCE". Rangelands ...


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