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1. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Mongu, Zambia, Africa [LANDVAL_MONGU]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


2. EOS Land Validation Core Site: Skukuza, Kruger NP, Republic of South Africa [LANDVAL_SKUKUZA]
The EOS Land Validation Core Sites are intended as a focus for land product validation over a range of biome types. These sites will provide a focus for satellite, aircraft, and ground data collection ...


3. SAFARI 2000 LAND COVER FROM AVHRR, 1-KM, 1992-1993 (HANSEN ET AL.) [s2k_land_cover-1km]
The data set consists of a southern African subset of the 1-km Global Land Cover Data Set Derived from AVHRR developed at the Laboratory for Global Remote Sensing Studies (LGRSS) at the University ...


4. Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Model Forcing and Data for the GEWEX Cloud System Study Data Integration for Model Evaluation (GCSS-DIME) [GISS_GCSS-DIME_ASTEX]
The Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) took place from 1 June through 25 June 1992 off the northwest coast of Africa near the Azores, Madeira and Canary Island groups. ...


5. Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 Enhanced Migration Files [CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_EMF]
The 1990 Census Block Statistics portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) contains population and housing data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 1990 Summary Tape File (STF1B). The population ...


6. SAFARI 2000 AVHRR-DERIVED LAND SURFACE TEMPERATURE MAPS, AFRICA, 1995-2000 [S2K_RS_AVHRRLST_IMAGERY]
Land Surface Temperature (LST) is a key indicator of land surface states, and can provide information on surface-atmosphere heat and mass fluxes, vegetation water stress, and soil moisture. A daily, ...


7. 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 ...


8. SAFARI 2000 AVHRR DAILY SITE (1.5 KM) AND 15-DAY REGIONAL (1.5- AND 6-KM) IMAGERY [S2K_RS_AVHRR_IMAGERY]
The Global Inventory Mapping and Modeling (GIMMS) group at NASA/GSFC provided SAFARI 2000 with remotely sensed satellite data products at the site and regional level. These AVHRR data contain two ...


9. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_LGUAG]
The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid. The area grids measure land areas ...


10. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Settlement Points [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_STLMNT]
The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid cells and associated datasets dated ...


11. Global Annual Average PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDEI_PM25]
Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data sets represent a series of annual average grids (2001-2010) of fine particulate matter (solid particles and liquid droplets) ...


12. Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Nitrogen Fertilizer Application [CIESIN_SEDAC_FERMANv1_NAPP]
The Nitrogen Fertilizer Application dataset of the Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1 Data Collection represents the amount of nitrogen fertilizer nutrients applied to croplands. The national-level ...


13. Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Nitrogen in Manure Production [CIESIN_SEDAC_FERMANv1_NMAN]
The Nitrogen in Manure Production dataset of the Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1 Data Collection represents the amount of nitrogen manure produced and present on the landscape. The manure ...


14. Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Phosphorus Fertilizer Application [CIESIN_SEDAC_FERMANv1_PAPP]
The Phosphorus Fertilizer Application dataset of the Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1 Data Collection represents the amount of phosphorus fertilizer nutrients applied to croplands. The national-level ...


15. Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Phosphorus in Manure Production [CIESIN_SEDAC_FERMANv1_PMAN]
The Phosphorus in Manure Production dataset of the Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1 Data Collection represents the amount of phosphorous in manure produced and present on the landscape. The ...


16. Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LULC_MANGROVES_2000]
The Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, 2000 data set is a compilation of the extent of mangroves forests from the Global Land Survey and the Landsat archive with hybrid supervised and unsupervised ...


17. 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 ...


18. 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 ...


19. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Density Grid [CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_POPDENS]
Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 2.5 arc-minute grid cells and associated datasets dated circa 2000. ...


20. IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_OBSERVED]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessement Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts Database contains observed responses to climate change across a wide range of systems ...


21. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration 1998-2007 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_CCHLOA]
The Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentrations 1998-2007 component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection represents a tabular time series of the chlorophyll-a concentrations for each grid ...


22. Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2): Global Human Footprint Dataset (Geographic) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP2_HF_GEOG]
The Global Human Footprint Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2) is the Human Influence Index (HII) normalized by biome and realm. The HII is a global dataset of 1-kilometer ...


23. Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, Version 2 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LECZ_URPLAEV2]
The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, Version 2 data set consists of country-level estimates of urban population, rural population, total population ...


24. National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III) [CIESIN_SEDAC_NAGDC_PLACEIII]
The Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III) data set contains estimates of national-level aggregations in urban, rural, and total designations of territorial extent and ...


25. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPL]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations data set combines information from a global data set developed by Declan Butler of Nature News and the Power Reactor ...


26. Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates [CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_IMR]
The Global Subnational Infant Mortality Rates consists of estimates of infant mortality rates for the year 2000. The infant mortality rate for a region or country is defined as the number of children ...


27. Poverty Mapping Project: Global Subnational Prevalence of Child Malnutrition [CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_GSPCM]
The Global Subnational Prevalence of Child Malnutrition dataset consists of estimates of the percentage of children with weight-for-age z-scores that are more than two standard deviations below the ...


28. Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance [CIESIN_SEDAC_LECZ_RAMSAR]
The Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance data set represents the results of an analysis using the boundaries for Ramsar sites designated under the Ramsar Convention ...


29. Synthetic Assessment of Global Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change: Maps and Data, 2005, 2050, and 2100 [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_SAGDVCC]
Synthetic Assessment of Global Distribution of Vulnerability to Climate Change: Maps and Data, 2005, 2050, and 2100 consist of maps and vulnerability index to climate change of 100 countries based ...


30. 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 ...


31. 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2008]
The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality and ...


32. 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, ...


33. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v1]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 data set describes globally-significant ecological patterns within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


34. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1700]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


35. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1800]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


36. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1900]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


37. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_2000]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


38. Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production from SRES Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios [CIESIN_SEDAC_MVA_ECCGFPSRES]
Effects of Climate Change on Global Food Production from SRES Emissions and Socioeconomic Scenarios is an update to a major crop modeling study by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS). ...


39. 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 ...


40. Global Agricultural Lands: Pastures, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_AGLANDS_PAS2000]
The Global Pastures dataset represents the proportion of land areas used as pasture land (land used to support grazing animals) in the year 2000. Satellite data from Modetate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...


41. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPCLA]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates data set consists of country-level estimates of total, urban, and rural populations and land area, ...


42. Spatio-temporal Characteristics of Rainfall in Africa, 0.25 degrees, from 1998-2012 [AFRICAN_RAINFALL_PATTERNS]
This data set describes rainfall distribution statistics over the African continent, including Madagascar. The rainfall estimates are based on data from the NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission ...


43. MODIS/Aqua Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 005 [MYD10L2C_C5_NRT]
The MODIS/Aqua Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 5km (MOD10L2C) data set contains snow cover and Quality Assessment (QA) data, latitudes and longitudes in compressed Hierarchical ...


44. MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 5km, Version 5 [MOD10L2C_C5_NRT]
The MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Coarse Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 5km (MOD10L2C) data set contains snow cover and Quality Assessment (QA) data, latitudes and longitudes in compressed Hierarchical ...


45. MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 500m, Version 5 [MOD10_L2_C5_NRT]
MODIS/Terra Near Real Time (NRT) Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 500m (MOD10_L2) contains snow cover and quality assurance (QA) data, latitudes, and longitudes in HDF-EOS format, along with corresponding ...


46. NPP Tropical Forest: Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972, R1 [KDE_NPP]
This data set contains one NPP data file and two climate data files (ASCII .txt format). The NPP file contains above- and below- ground biomass, litterfall, standing litter crop, and nutrient content ...


47. NPP Grassland: Towoomba, South Africa, 1949-1990 [TWM_NPP]
The NPP Database contains documented field measurements of NPP for global terrestrial sites compiled from published literature and other extant data sources. The NPP Database contains biomass dynamics, ...


48. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Population [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_POPULATION]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Population data sets provide baseline population information as one of the drivers of ecosystem change. The data helped in estimating the magnitude of regional ...


49. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Scenarios [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_SCENARIOS]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Scenarios provide useful insight into the complex factors that drive ecosystem change, estimating the magnitude of regional pressures on ecosystems and critical ...


50. Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_NRPCHI13]
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These ...


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