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1. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


2. 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 ...


3. Landscape Evolution in Transantarctic Mountains [TAM_Geomorph]
The main objective in geomorphology is to understand how the landscapes evolve over time. This sets the limits and constraints to much of other geological research and is central in deciphering the ...


4. Geologic Map and Digital Database of the Porcupine Wash 7.5 minute Quadrangle, Riverside County, California, USGS OFR 01-30 [USGS_OFR01-30]
The data set for the Porcupine Wash quadrangle has been prepared by the Southern California Areal Mapping Project (SCAMP), a cooperative project sponsored jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and ...


5. HDDS_Baseline_Adhoc [HDDS_Baseline_Adhoc]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Emergency Operations, in support of the Department of Homeland Security, provides imagery and resources for use in disaster preparations, rescue and relief operations, ...


6. Advanced Solid-state Array Spectroradiometer (ASAS) [asas]
The Advanced Solid-state Array Spectroradiometer (ASAS) data collection contains data collected by the ASAS sensor flown aboard NASA aircraft. A fundamental use of ASAS data is to characterize and ...


7. GTOPO30 Hydro 1K [gtopo30_hydro_1k]
HYDRO1k is a geographic database developed to provide comprehensive and consistent global coverage of topographically derived data sets, including streams, drainage basins and ancillary layers derived ...


8. Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010 (GMTED2010) [gmted2010]
The USGS and the NGA have collaborated on the development of a notably enhanced global elevation model named the GMTED2010 that replaces GTOPO30 as the elevation dataset of choice for global and continental ...


9. Heat Capacity Mapping Mission (HCMM) [hcmm]
The mission was the first of a series of NASA Applications Explorer Missions and is also known as AEM-A. Day/night coverage over a given area occurred at intervals ranging from 12 to 36 hours with ...


10. Heat Capacity Mapping Mission Digital Source [hcmm_digital_source]
The HCMM Digital Source dataset includes approximately 2400 scenes of recovered digital data with a resolution of 100 dpi. The original scenes are 715 km wide and vary in length from 715 to 3,000 ...


11. IKONOS-2 [ikonos]
Since its launch in September 1999, GeoEye's IKONOS satellite has provided a reliable stream of image data since January 2000, which has become the standard for commercial high-resolution satellite ...


12. Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (IFSAR) Alaska [USGS_EDC_IFSAR]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Program (NGP) developed the Alaska Mapping Initiative (AMI) to collaborate with the State and other Federal partners to acquire 3-dimensional ...


13. NLCD 1992/2001 Retrofit Land Cover Change Product [nlcd_1992_2001_retrofit]
Developments in mapping methodology, new sources of input data, and changes in the mapping legend for the 2001 National Land Cover Database (NLCD2001) will confound any direct comparison between NLCD2001 ...


14. NLCD 2001 Version 2 [nlcd_2001_ver_2]
National Land Cover Database 2001 (NLCD2001) is a 16-class (additional four classes in Alaska only) land cover classification scheme that has been applied consistently across all 50 United States ...


15. National Land Cover Database 2006 (NLCD2006) [nlcd_2006]
National Land Cover Database 2006 (NLCD2006) is a 16-class land cover classification scheme that has been applied consistently across the conterminous United States at a spatial resolution of 30 meters. ...


16. Natural Resources Conservation Service SD State Farm Service Agency Color Slide Scans [USGS_EDC_NRCS]
The unique landscape of South Dakota, known for its diverse wetlands and large areas of native prairie, provides critical habitat for many of the nation’s migratory birds, including grassland birds.


17. Orbview-3 [orbview_3]
OrbView-3 satellite images were collected around the world between 2003 and 2007 by Orbital Imaging Corporation (now GeoEye) at up to one-meter resolution. The OrbView-3 data set includes 180,000 ...


18. Return Beam Vidicon (RBV) Film Only [rbv_film_only]
The Return Beam Vidicon (RBV) operated on Landsat satellites 1 and 2, and acquired approximately 1,600 sub-scenes at 80 meter resolution. The initial RBV sensor configuration used three independent ...


19. SRTM Water Body Data [srtm_water_body]
The SRTM Water Body Data files are a by-product of the data editing performed by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to produce the finished SRTM Digital Terrain Elevation Data Level ...


20. Spaceborne Imaging Radar C-band (SIR-C) [sir_c]
Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C (SIR-C) is part of an imaging radar system that was flown on board two Space Shuttle flights (9 - 20 April, 1994 and 30 September - 11 October, 1994). The USGS distributes ...


21. USGS AirMOSS - Chamela, Mexico [airmoss_chamela_mexico]
North American ecosystems are critical components of the global carbon cycle, exchanging large amounts of carbon dioxide and other gases with the atmosphere. Net ecosystem exchange (NEE) quantifies ...


22. USGS Global Fiducials [usgs_global_fiducials]
The Global Fiducials Library (GFL) is a long-term archive of images from U.S. National Imagery Systems which represents a long-term periodic record for selected scientifically important sites. The ...


23. Vegetation Drought Response Index (VegDRI) [vegdri]
The National Drought Mitigation Center produces VegDRI in collaboration with the US Geological Survey's (USGS) Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS), and the High Plains Regional ...


24. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]   PARENT METADATA
Romania, an eastern European country, is severely affected by a variety of natural hazards. These include frequent earthquakes, floods, landslides, soil erosion, and drought all of which have major ...


25. Erosional Landforms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01217]   PARENT METADATA
The hydrologic system, which includes all possible paths of motion of Earth's near-surface fluids including air and water, is largely responsible for the variety of landforms found on the continents. ...


26. Faults [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01203]   PARENT METADATA
Through the study of faults and their effects, much can be learned about the size and recurrence intervals of earthquakes. Faults also teach us about crustal movements that have produced mountains ...


27. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]   PARENT METADATA
Even a casual, untrained observer will see evidence that opposing forces have formed the Hawaiian Islands. The massive and lofty volcanoes have been scoured, abraded, and lacerated by streams and ...


28. Landslides, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01199]   PARENT METADATA
The slopes above streams and rivers are subjected to a variety of processes that cause them to recede and retreat from the river or stream channel. These processes, collectively called mass wasting, ...


29. Landslides, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01372]   PARENT METADATA
This set expands the topics included in Set 1 and includes (in addition to landslides) rockfalls, rock avalanches, mud flows, debris flows, slumps, creep, and sinkholes. The photos were taken in California, ...


30. Seismic Creep [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01216]   PARENT METADATA
Seismic creep is the constant or periodic movement on a fault as contrasted with the sudden erupture associated with an earthquake. It is a usually slow deformation of rock resulting from constant ...


31. Summary Report of Community-Based Environmental and Species Observations from the Bering Sea Sub-Network, 2008-2009 - sum_report_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009 [sum_report_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009]
The Bering Sea Sub-Network (BSSN) is comprised of a set of coastal communities representing six indigenous cultures: three in the Russian Federation and three in the United States. The objective of ...


32. Survey Data of Community-Based Environmental and Species Observations from the Bering Sea Sub-Network, 2008-2009 - survey_data_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009 [survey_data_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009]
The Bering Sea Sub-Network (BSSN) is comprised of a set of coastal communities representing six indigenous cultures: three in the Russian Federation and three in the United States. The objective of ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. East Coast, CDIAC NDP-043A [CDIAC_NDP43A]
This data base may be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) and non-GIS data bases to assess the risk of coastlines to erosion or sea level rise. The data base ...


39. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. Gulf Coast, CDIAC NDP-043B [CDIAC_NDP43B]
This Numeric Data Package (NDP) contains a digital database that describes the U.S. Gulf Coast. The database integrates point, line, and polygon data for the U.S. Gulf Coast into 0.25 latitude by ...


40. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast, CDIAC/NDP043C [CDIAC_NDP043C]
[Adapted from the online documentation] The Numeric Data Package (NDP-043C) consists of a digital data base that may be used to identify coastlines along the U.S. West Coast that are at risk to sea-level ...


41. A Global 1x1 Degree Distribution of Atmospheric-Soil CO2 Consumption by Continental Weathering and Riverine HCO3 Yield, CDIAC/DB1012 [CDIAC_DB1012]
This database (DB-1012) contains estimates of the net flux of atmospheric-soil carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the Amiotte Sucjet and Probst model(1993) and the associated bicarbonate river flux ...


42. AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_ECV2014]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time ...


43. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series ...


44. AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_WC2013]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's WorldClim data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average for BIO1 temperature as well as time series ...


45. Airborne-SAR Remote Sensing in Canada [CANEMRCCRSAIR_SAR]
The synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is in service on board a Convair 580 aircraft. Operating at C and X bands, the C/X-SAR is a sensor developed for use by the research and development community. ...


46. Airborne/MEIS Images [CANNRCANCCRSAFIMEIS]
MEIS is a high-resolution multispectral electro-optical imaging sensor that was originally developed by the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS). It is complimented by a DS 1260 MSS sensor (digital ...


47. Alaskan Geologic Field Notebooks; USGS, Anchorage [EARTH_CRUST_USGS_AK_NOTEBOOKS1]
These notebooks are the original field records of geologic observations made by USGS geologists working in Alaska. They contain field stations, sample numbers, rock types and descriptions, terrain ...


48. Analysis Products on Cropland [NRCS_NRI_SotL_CROPLAND]
The maps using data from the preliminary 1997 NRI for croplands deal with a variety of areas. These areas range from specific cultivated croplands, to erosion on cropland and changes in cropland. ...


49. Analysis Products on Water Quality [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WATER_QUALITY]
All of the maps, figures and tables for NRI's water quality are taken from publications. Many of the publications discuss the use of fertilizer, pesticide, or manure. Several of the maps are taken ...


50. Antarctic ice sheet history and stability: baseline palaeoclimate research on the Pagodroma Group, Prince Charles Mountains. [ASAC_1220]
Detailed sedimentary information and palaeontological samples were collected from Battye Glacier Formation, of the Pagodroma Group in the Prince Charles Mountains, an area where little information ...


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