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1. WISSARD Hot Water Drill System design and overall description [Hot_Water_Drill_Systems_NSF_PLR_1146554]
A new, clean, hot-water drill system (HWDS) was developed by the ANDRILL Science Management Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, for use in the Whillans Ice Stream Subglacial Access Research Drilling ...


2. ISLSCP II CONTINUOUS FIELDS OF VEGETATION COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_CONTVEG]
The objective of this study was to derive continuous fields of vegetation cover from multi-temporal Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data using all available bands and derived Normalized ...


3. ISLSCP II EARTH RADIATION BUDGET EXPERIMENT (ERBE) MONTHLY ALBEDO, 1986-1990 [ISCLSCP_II_ERBE_ALBEDO]
The goals of the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) are (1) to understand the radiation balance between the Sun, Earth, atmosphere, and space and (2) to establish an accurate, long-term baseline ...


4. ISLSCP II FASIR-ADJUSTED NDVI, 1982-1998 [ISLSCP_II_FASIR_NDVI]
The Fourier-Adjusted, Sensor and Solar zenith angle corrected, Interpolated, Reconstructed (FASIR) adjusted Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 17-year, ...


5. ISLSCP II GIMMS MONTHLY NDVI, 1981-2002 [ISLSCP_II_GIMMS_NDVI]
The Global Inventory Modelling and Mapping Studies (GIMMS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 22-year satellite record of monthly changes in terrestrial ...


6. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL CROPLANDS COVER, 1700-1992 [ISLSCP_II_HCROPLAND]
The Historical Croplands Cover data set was developed to understand the consequences of historical changes in land use and land cover for ecosystem goods and services. In particular, this data set ...


7. ISLSCP II HISTORICAL LAND COVER AND LAND USE, 1700-1990 [ISLSCP_II_HLANDCOVER]
The Historical Land Cover and Land Use data set was developed to provide the global change community with historical land use estimates. The data set describes historical land use changes over a 300-year ...


8. ISLSCP II IGBP DISCOVER AND SIB LAND COVER, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP2_IDSLC]
This data set describes the geographic distributions of 17 classes of land cover based on the International Geosphere-Biosphere DISCover land cover legend (Loveland and Belward 1997) and the 15 classes ...


9. ISLSCP II LEAF AREA INDEX (LAI) FROM FIELD MEASUREMENTS, 1932-2000 [ISLSCP_II_ORNL_LAI]
Leaf Area Index (LAI) data from the scientific literature, covering the period from 1932-2000, have been compiled at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) ...


10. ISLSCP II MODIS (COLLECTION 4) ALBEDO, 2002 [ISLSCP_II_MODIS_ALBEDO_2002]
The MODIS BRDF/Albedo Product (MOD43B) provides measures of clear sky surface albedo every 16 days. Both white-sky albedo (bihemispherical reflectance) and black-sky albedo (directional hemispherical ...


11. ISLSCP II MODIS (COLLECTION 4) IGPB LAND COVER, 2000-2001 [ISLSCP_II_MODISLC]
The objective of the MODIS Land Cover Product is to provide a suite of land cover types useful to global system science modelers by exploiting the information content of MODIS data in the spectral, ...


12. ISLSCP II MONTHLY SNOW-FREE ALBEDO, 1982-1998, AND BACKGROUND SOIL REFLECTANCE [ISLSCPII_SNOWFREE_ALBEDO]
This data set contains monthly average snow-free surface shortwave albedo calculated for the period 1982-1998 and estimates of background soil/litter reflectances in the visible (0.4-0.7 ??m) and ...


13. ISLSCP II NOAA 5-YEAR AVERAGE MONTHLY SNOW-FREE ALBEDO FROM AVHRR [ISLSCP_II_NOAA_ALBEDO_5yr]
The objective of this work was to produce a monthly climatology of broadband surface albedos for use in global numerical weather prediction models at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction ...


14. ISLSCP II POTENTIAL NATURAL VEGETATION COVER [ISLSCP_II_POT_VEG]
This data set was developed to describe the state of the global land cover in terms of 15 major vegetation types, plus water, before alteration by humans. It forms a complement to the historical croplands ...


15. ISLSCP II UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND GLOBAL LAND COVER CLASSIFICATIONS, 1992-1993 [ISLSCP_II_UMD_LC]
The objective of this study was to create a land cover map derived from 1 kilometer AVHRR data using all available bands and derived Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and a full year of ...


16. 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, ...


17. PROVE LAND COVER AND LEAF AREA OF JORNADA EXPERIMENTAL RANGE, NEW MEXICO, 1997 [prove_landcover_lai]
Field measurement of shrubland ecological properties is important for both site monitoring and validation of remote-sensing information. During the NASA Earth Observing System Prototype Validation ...


18. SNEP Digital Spatial Data Catalog: Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [CEIC_SNEP]
The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project (SNEP) is an assessment of the Sierra Nevada ecoregion which was requested by Congress in 1992. Along with a scientific review of late-successional ...


19. SNF FOREST COVER BY SPECIES/STRATA [SNF_SITECOMP]
The purpose of the SNF study was to improve our understanding of the relationship between remotely sensed observations and important biophysical parameters in the boreal forest. A key element of the ...


20. Status of the Sierra Nevada: The Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project [USGS-DDS-43]
This publication consists of the online version of a CD-ROM publication, U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-43. The data for this publication total 175 MB on the CD-ROM and 167 MB for ...


21. 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. ...


22. The potential and actual threats of introduced organisms to sub-Antarctic islands - do subantarctic expeditions pose a risk for the introduction of alien species? [ASAC_1187_Aliens]   PARENT DIF
The main objective for this study was to establish whether subantarctic expeditions pose a risk for the introduction of alien species. Our main focus was the examination of the logistic operations ...


23. Field measurements of temperature, moisture and photosynthetic activity in three species of moss at Casey over a two week period in January 2003 [ASAC_1313_Moss_Field_Measurements]
Samples were collected at ASPA 135, at the melt lake, northeast side. This metadata record provides data collected during 2002/3 at Casey. Temperature sensors (i-buttons) were inserted into moss ...


24. LBA-ECO LC-23 VEGETATION FIRE DATA, RORAIMA , BRAZIL: 2003 [LC23_VFD_2003]
The ASTER high resolution satellite data are available for visible-near infrared (15m resolution), short wave infrared (30m), and thermal infrared (90m) bands. Two sets of imagery were collected over ...


25. SAFARI 2000 SOIL PROPERTIES, MOISTURE, AND TEMP., SKUKUZA AND MONGU, 1999-2001 [s2k_mongu_soil_prop]
Soil moisture and temperature profile sensors were deployed at flux tower sites in Mongu, Zambia and Skukuza, South Africa. In addition, thermal infrared sensors were deployed to monitor surface temperature ...


26. BOREAS TF-11 SSA Fen 1996 Water Surface Film Capping Data [BOREAS_TF11SFLM]
The BOREAS TF-11 team gathered a variety of data to complement their tower flux measurements collected at the SSA Fen site. The data described in this document were made by the TF-11 team at the SSA ...


27. Soil invertebrates of the Windmill Island region [AAS_4100_Soil_Invertebrates]
Samples were collected from: Clark Peninsula (ASPA 136) Bailey Peninsula (ASPA 135) Bailey Peninsula near Casey Station Robinson's Ridge Specific GPS coordinates are given in the download file. ...


28. Global change, biodiversity and conservation in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems on Heard and McDonald Islands: overall [ASAC_1174]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1174 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Australia's World Heritage listed subantarctic Heard and ...


29. 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 ...


30. Prevalence of viruses and parasites in populations of house mice on Macquarie Island [ASAC_1183]
Little information exists on risks of disease introduced into environments from exotic species. House mice remain prevalent on Macquarie Island, and may interfere with the subantarctic community there ...


31. Infrared building surface temperature, collected in the field with a thermal imaging camera [AAS_4134_Building_Temperatures]
These images are infrared thermal images of points in and around Casey station. Thermal images were taken using a Testo 881 Thermal Imaging Camera. The thermal imaging camera records infrared radiation ...


32. Interaction between Carbon and Sulfur Cycles in Antarctic Stratified Lakes and Fjords [ASAC_1166]
---- Public Summary from Project ---- The lakes and fjords of the Vestfold Hills region of Antarctica provide unique ecosystems for studying environmental changes in Antarctica over the past 8000 ...


33. Sensitivity and response of Antarctic moss and terrestrial algae to fuel contaminants [AAS_4100_Moss_Contaminants]
See the download file for the full, unedited summary - this version has been slightly modified in order to display correctly. Sample collection and test preparation This metadata record contains ...


34. Toxicity of single metals and metal mixtures to Antarctic Marine Copepods [AAS_4100_Toxicity_Copepods]
This metadata record contains the results of two bioassays testing the response of Antarctic marine copepods to both individual and combined metals via 14 day toxicity tests. The tests were conducted ...


35. Diet results from Adelie penguins at Bechervaise Island and Whitney Point, 2012-2013 [AAS_4088_Adelie_Diet]
These spreadsheets provide the proportions of prey DNA sequences in the scats of Adelie penguins at Bechervaise Island and Whitney Point in East Antarctica. Samples were collected during two stages ...


36. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2010-11 - AM06 Aquadopp current meter data [ASAC_1164_AM06_Aquadopp]   PARENT DIF
AM06 borehole drilled January 2010. See the pdf file as part of the download for more information on the work carried out as part of this borehole.


37. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2010-11 - AM06 FSI-CTD profile data [ASAC_1164_AM06_CTD]   PARENT DIF
AM06 borehole drilled January 2010. Data collected in series of casts following completion of borehole. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats. A word document providing further ...


38. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2010-11 - AM06 caliper data [ASAC_1164_AM06_caliper]   PARENT DIF
AM06 borehole drilled January 2010. Profiling measurements conducted to test borehole diameter integrity.


39. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2010-11 - AM06 drilling parameters data [ASAC_1164_AM06_Drilling]   PARENT DIF
AM06 borehole drilled January 2010. Data collected in series of files following production of borehole. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.


40. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM06 Seabird MicroCAT CTD moorings at three depths in ocean cavity beneath the shelf [ASAC_1164_AM06_MicroCAT]   PARENT DIF
AM06 borehole drilled January 2010. Data being collected at annual re-visits to site. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats. A word document providing further information is ...


41. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2009-11 - AM05 caliper data [ASAC_1164_AM05_caliper]   PARENT DIF
AM05 borehole drilled December 2009. Profiling measurements conducted to test borehole diameter integrity.


42. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2009-11 - AM05 Aquadopp current meter data [ASAC_1164_AM05_Aquadopp]   PARENT DIF
AM05 borehole drilled December 2009. See the pdf file as part of the download for more information on the work carried out as part of this borehole.


43. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2009-11 - AM05 FSI-CTD profile data [ASAC_1164_AM05_CTD]   PARENT DIF
AM05 borehole drilled December 2009. Data collected in series of casts following completion of borehole. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats. A word document providing further ...


44. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2009-11 - AM05 drilling parameters data [ASAC_1164_AM05_Drilling]   PARENT DIF
AM05 borehole drilled December 2009. Data collected in series of files following production of borehole. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats.


45. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, AM05 Seabird MicroCAT CTD moorings at three depths in ocean cavity beneath the shelf [ASAC_1164_AM05_MicroCAT]   PARENT DIF
AM05 borehole drilled December 2009. Data being collected at annual re-visits to site. Consult Readme file for detail of data files and formats. A word document providing further information is ...


46. Presence/ Absence data for Azorella dieback at locations on Macquarie Island (2008/09 - 2012/13) [AAS_3095_4024_Azorella_Dieback]
This spreadsheet shows the location and health status of Azorella macquariensis plants in study plots across Macquarie Island between the summers of 2008/09 and 2011/1 2. These locations are presented ...


47. Remediation of petroleum contaminants in the Antarctic and subantarctic - pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil [ASAC_1163_pyrosequencing]
This dataset contains information obtained by pyrosequencing genomic DNA extracts from soil with PCR primers targeting the bacterial 16S gene (27F/519R) and fungal ITS region (ITS1/ITS4-B). The data ...


48. COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH; IPY: Ocean-Ice Interaction in the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica [Bindschadler_0732906]
Collaborative With: McPhee 0732804, Holland 0732869, Truffer 0732730, Stanton 0732926, Anandakrishnan 0732844 Title: Collaborative Research: IPY: Ocean-Ice Interaction in the Amundsen Sea Sector ...


49. Tracer test results and particle size analysis of Lower Permeable Reactive Barrier (PRB), Main Powerhouse site, Casey Station. [AAS_4029_Tracer_Particle]
A permeable reactive barrier (PRB) was installed downgradient of the Main Powerhouse at Casey Station in 2005 in order to contain and treat fuel contaminated water arising from a fuel spill that occurred ...


50. Amery Ice Shelf - hot water drill borehole, 2005-06 - AM03 caliper data [ASAC_1164_AM03_caliper]   PARENT DIF
AM03 borehole drilled December 2005. Profiling measurements conducted to test borehole diameter integrity.


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