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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. Africa FAO Irrigable Soil Classes (GIS Coverage) [NBId0017_101]
The African Irrigable Soils dataset is part of the FAO Irrigation and Water Resource Potential for Africa. The base map used was the UNESCO/FAO Soil Map of the World (1977), scale 1:5000000 and Miller ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.0. [Africa_Soil_Profiles_Database_Ver1_0]
The Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.0, was compiled by ISRIC - World Soil Information as a project activity for the Globally integrated- Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) project (www.africasoils.net/data/legacyprofile). ...


8. Agricultural, Geographic and Population data for Counties in the Contiguous United States [EOSWEBSTER_US_County_Data]   CHILD METADATA
Annual crop data from 1972 to 1998 are now available on EOS-WEBSTER. These data are county-based acreage, production, and yield estimates published by the National Agricultural Statistics ...


9. Alaska State Soil Survey Database (SSSD); NRCS [EARTH_LAND_SCS_AK_Soil_DB]
The Alaska State Soil Survey Database (SSSD) is a digital data set with all attribute data for twelve (12) national cooperative soil survey projects throughout Alaska. They include physical ...


10. Analysis Products on Soil and Soil Types [NRCS_NRI_SotL_SOIL_TYPE]
The maps on soils and soil types show percent of land area of specific soils - Alfisols Andisols Aridisols Entisols Gelisols Histosols Inceptisols Mollisols Oxisols Spodols Ultisols Vertisols There ...


11. Analysis of salt deposits, soil profiles and soil chemistry from the Darwin Glacier region to determine the glacial history of the area [K150_1978_1979_NZ_1]
The soil on old surfaces (those exposed to weathering for long periods of time) and in particular the salt deposits expected to occur within these soils was investigated in the Darwin Glacier region ...


12. Analysis of soil cores from the Asgard Range to determine ice movement in the history of the valley system [K150_1982_1983_NZ_2]
Moraines in the Asgard Range were cored to look for buried soils and other evidence of ice movement at an earlier period in the history of the valley system. A posthole borer was used to drill holes ...


13. Billa Billa Fallow Management Experiment, Queensland, Austrailia [QWRI.BillaBilla]
The Billa Billa Folow Management Experiment was initiated in 1983. The soil parent material at the site consists of cretaceous sediments (lithic sandstone). The native vegetation was cleared in 1971. ...


14. Borehole Geophysical Logs in Surficial Sediments of Canada [CANADA_GSC_BoreholeGeophysicLog]
The Terrain Geophysics Section of the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) owns and operates "slim hole" geophysical sondes and recording equipment for use in PVC-cased boreholes in unconsolidated overburden. ...


15. Borehole and environmental protection descriptive and numerical data, Yamal Peninsula, Russia [GGD402]
This database of selected borehole records from the Yamal Peninsula, Russia, contains environmental descriptions (textual and numerical) of the units on the index map, and relevant borehole data. ...


16. Borehole permafrost data, Kumtor and Taragai Valleys, Tienshan, Kazakhstan [GGD499]
This dataset includes observations of the permafrost temperatures in the Inner Tien Shan were started in 1986 by Kazakhstan Alpine Permafrost Laboratory. Observations are carried out on more than ...


17. CONUS Soil Database for the Conterminous United States [PSU_CONUS_SOIL]
CONUS-SOIL is a multi-layer soil characteristics data set for the conterminous United States which has been specifically designed for regional and continental-scale climate, hydrology, and ecosystem ...


18. Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Agriculture [CANEMRCCRSLCA]
The agriculture map illustrates the varying potential of a specific area for agricultural production. Classes of land capability for agriculture are based on mineral soils grouped according to their ...


19. Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Forestry [CANEMRCCRSLCF]
The mapping of land capability for forestry is based on a national classification system comparable with the other Canada Land Inventory sectors. Land ...


20. Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Ungulates [Canada_NA_LandCapUngulates]
The mapping of land capability for ungulates follows a national system developed with the aid of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the game branches of the provinces. ...


21. China County Data Collection of Agricultural and Geographic Datasets [EOSWEBSTER_China_County_Data]   CHILD METADATA
The agricultural and geographic datasets included on the China County Data collection were compiled in the early 1990s for use as inputs to the DNDC (Denitrification-Decomposition) model at UNH. DNDC ...


22. City Land Capability for Agriculture - Canada Land Inventory (1:50 000) [Canada_GeoGratis_CityLandAg]
City Land Capability for Agriculture, Canada Land Inventory 1:50 000 was only produced for the cities listed below. The agriculture map illustrates the varying potential ...


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


24. Correlations of history Victoria Land Coast soil surveys and soil chemistry and surveys of the soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys (Wright, Victoria and Taylor Valleys) [K150_1972_1973_NZ_1]
The soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys were examined by the NZ Soil Bureau as early as 1959 with an extensive survey of the Taylor Valley. Further areas of the Victoria Land Coast from as far south ...


25. DRYAD - a database of trees and shrubs [DRYAD_TREE_SHRUB_DB]
This web site allows users to stipulate the criteria they are looking for in their search of trees and shrubs. The user can choose from subcatagories under: Type Size Growth rate Leaf flushing period ...


26. Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region. [CNDP-ESP_GEOANT-UAM_Geomorphology-Soils-Permafrost]   PARENT METADATA
In English: Data on geomorphology, soils and permafrost in the Antarctic Peninsula region from projects of the research group on geology of the University Autonoma of Madrid (GEOANT). General geomorphology, ...


27. Digital Soil Information for England and Wales [LandIS]
The National Soil Resources Institute incorporates the former Soil Survey and Land Research Centre and as a result maintains all the published and unpublished paper soil reports and maps for England ...


28. Energy balance and thermal regime on the soil surface: Livingston Island [CNDA-ESP_ANT93-1000-CO2]
In English: The energy exchange between soil and atmosphere in polar summer regions is an efficient process to thawing active layer. In this project we have controlled different meteorological (air ...


29. Engineering-Geocryological Investigations, Bovanenkovo Gas Field, Yamal, West Siberia, Russia [GGD628]
Data are presented from approximately 300 engineering-geocryological boreholes (12 m deep). Parameters for each borehole include ground type, cryostructure, soil moisture every 0.5 m, density in dry ...


30. Engineering-geocryological Investigations, Zapolyarnoye-Urengoy, Western Siberia, Russia [GGD191]
This data set consists of data from approximately 300 engineering-geocryological boreholes, of approximate 12 m depth. The following parameters were collected for each borehole: ground type, cryotextures, ...


31. European Soil Database V2 Raster Library -1km x 1km [EUSOILS_ESDB]
The European Soil Database (ESDB) is the main source of information from which most other data information and services are derived. For instance, the European Soil Database v2 Raster Library contains ...


32. Examination of the accumulation of dust and organic debris in the vicinity of Scott Base, McMurdo Station and around Hut Point Peninsula [K150_1982_1983_NZ_3]
The effects of long continued human occupation of Antarctic soils and the environment was studied in the areas surrounding Scott Base, McMurdo Station and Hut Point peninsula. The accumulation of ...


33. Examination of the soils and moraines in the Convay Range and Coombs Hills areas to determine their relationship to the glacial history of the area [K150_1982_1983_NZ_1]
The soils north of the Mackay Glacier were investigated for their age and relationship to the glacial history of Antarctica. The main areas of field work were to the west of the Fry Glacier in the ...


34. Examination of the soils on high level surfaces in the McMurdo Dry Valleys and on Ross Island [K150_1977_1978_NZ_1]
The soils on high level surfaces in Victoria Land were examined for evidence of deposition origin. The areas visited include New Harbour, the Wright Valley, several valleys in the Western Asgard Range, ...


35. Flood Disasters in Canada [Canada_GSC_FloodDisastersCdn]
This database contains summary information on 168 Canadian flood disasters that occurred between 1900 and June 1997. The database is not, by any means, a complete list of flood events in Canada since ...


36. Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Data Available on the WWW [GLOBE_DATA]
GLOBE is a worldwide network of students, teachers and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment. ...


37. Ground-Penetrating Radar Soil Suitability Map of the Conterminous United States [USDA_NRCS_RSSM]
This project identified soil landscapes in the conterminous United States where ground-penetrating radar (GPR) applications in the upper meter of soil are likely to be successful and provided a more ...


38. Gunpowder Watershed Clearinghouse Data Products [TU_CSM_GWC]
The Gunpowder Watershed Clearinghouse is supported by the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC), Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), and Towson University. It is hoped that this endeavor will ...


39. ICRAF-ISRIC Soil VNIR Spectral Library [ICRAF_AfSIS_SVSLIB]
The ICRAF-ISRIC Soil VNIR Spectral Library contains visible near infrared spectra of 4,438 soils selected from the Soil Information System (ISIS) of the International Soil Reference and Information ...


40. Investigation of the soils in the Ellsworth Mountains: soil profile descriptions and soil samples [K150_1979_1980_NZ_1]
The soil development in the Ellsworth Mountains was studied to investigate the distribution and chemistry of the salts within the soil, the nature of the chemical weathering processes in the soils, ...


41. Land Capability for Agriculture - Canada Land Inventory (1:50 000) [Canada_GeoGratis_LndCapbilityAg]
The agriculture map illustrates the varying potential of a specific area for agricultural production. Classes of land capability for agriculture are based on mineral soils ...


42. Micropedological and Mineralogical Characterization of Soil Genesis in the Southwestern United States [USDA0281]
Dataset identifies the chemical mineralogical and micromorphological changes that take place during weathering and soil formation in the Southwestern United States. Collection Organization: University ...


43. Mineralization of Organic Nitrogen in Soil Under Plow and No-tillage Management [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.MinOrgN]
(adapted from Project summary) Problem: Cultivation of soils has caused large decreases in content of soil organic matter and this has raised concerns about sustainble use of agricultural lands ...


44. Morrow Plots, Long Term Agriculutral Experiment, Illinois [UI.Morrow]
The exact origin of the Morrow plots on the campus of the University of Illinois is obscure, but they are reputed to be the oldest continuous agronomic research study in the USA. Some evidence indicates ...


45. National Soil Database - Detailed Soil Surveys [CANEMRCCRSSOC]
This dataset includes a complete project/pedigree file (mandatory); standard coverage for the soil theme (mandatory), may include hydro theme (for base data) and annotheme (only where these data have ...


46. National Soil Database - Soil Landscapes of Canada [CANEMRCCRSGSLMC]
Contents: - a complete project/pedigree file - standard coverage for the soil theme - the PAT (Polygon Attribute File) for the soil theme is extended to include the link ...


47. Ontario Timber Inventory [Canada_GeoGratis_OnTimbInventor]
The Ontario Land Inventory (OLI) was a program of the Ontario Government which provided a statement of the land resource of the province and on its capability to meet some of the needs of society. ...


48. Ontario Timber Inventory (OTI) Level-I Digital Data [Canada_GeoGratis_OTILev1DigiDat]
Data currently available in the Ontario Timber Inventory include Canada Land Inventory, Great Lakes Mosaic, Earth Observation Imagery, National Atlas Base Map Data, National ...


49. Organic and Mineral Fertilizers I, N and C Balances, Long Term Soil Organic Matter Database, Switzerland [SAR.RAC.Fertilize2]
This experiment began in 1975 at a cool temperate site with brown calcereous, slightly hydromorphic soil. Before the experiment began the soil had been cultivated for at least 20 years according to ...


50. Permafrost-related micrometeorology and soil temperatures, Qingzang Plateau, China [GGD486]
These data sets include Surface Meteorological Data (D100, D105, Tanggula Pass, Wetland), Ground Temperature (D100, D105, Tanggula Pass, Wetland), Soil Moisture Data, Evaporation, and soil physical ...


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