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1. Effects of Prescribed Fire on Sediment and Nutrient Loads in Southeastern U.S. Forests [USDA_effectsofprescribedfire]
We used the nutrient cycling model NuCM (Nutrient Cycling Model) as our platform for predicting stream and soil nutrient response after forest management with prescribed fire. Study sites were located ...


2. Forest Floor Fuel Estimates for the Eastern United States [USDA_forestfloorfuelestimates]
Foresters commonly separate forest floor or down woody materials (DWM) into three successive layers: (1) branches and logs (fine and coarse woody material), (2) litter, and ...


3. Apapane, Characteristics of Hawaiian Honeycreeper [brdpier0002]
The Apapane is the most abundant species of Honeycreeper and is perhaps best known for its wide-ranging flights in search of localized blooms of ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha) flowers, its primary ...


4. Demography and Movements of Apapane and Iiwi in Hawaii [brdpier0005]
Density, annual survival, philopatry, and movements of two species of Hawaiian honeycreepers, the Apapane (Himatione sanguinea) and the Iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea), were studied at four sites on the ...


5. Demography and movements of the Omao (Myadestes obscurus) [brdpier0007]
Density, age-specific survival, timing of breeding and molting, and movements of the Omao or Hawaiian Thrush (Myadestes obscurus) were studied at four sites on the island of Hawaii. Mean monthly ...


6. Dormant-Season Presciption Fires to Reduce Hazardous Fuel Loads on the South Carolina Coastal Plain [SFP_dormantseason]
In 1958 the Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Macon Fire Lab established a 40-acre study on the Francis Marion National Forest to compare the effectiveness of four fire return intervals, namely ...


7. Fuel Classification for the Southern Appalachian Mountains using Hyperspectral Image Analysis and Landscape Ecosystem Classification [USDA_SRC_fuelclassification]
This project uses a two-phase approach to model fuel loading in the region. The first phase involves the development of a fuels classification based on ground measurements and an existing Landscape ...


8. Fuel Model Algorithm Refinement and Model Validations for Eastern US Tree Species [USDA_fuelmodelalgorithm]
Field data are collected to evaluate for modeled estimates of live and dead aboveground woody forest biomass and develop correlations among fire-related vegetation and biophysical parameters. ...


9. Merged Counts and Diameters for the Midstory Trees in Rapides Parish, Louisianna [USDA_ForestService_midstoryRapidesParish]
From July 2001 through August 2004, we repeatedly measured midstory vegetation for all sites. The midstory is defined as trees and shrubs (arborescent vegetation) over 1.4 m tall and with a dbh between ...


10. Vegetation Species in Crater Lake National Park - Image-Based Vegetation Classification and Mapping [nps_clnp_species]
In the spring of 1992, the Pacific Northwest Region of the National Park Service contracted with Pacific Meridian Resources to develop and produce a comprehensive GIS vegetation land cover and geomorphic ...


11. Development of a Database to Support Multiscale Analysis of Westslope Cutthroat Trout [USDA_FS_westslopecutthroattrout]
We obtained, summarized, and spatially located site scale data on the occurrence and/or abundance of WCT and other species including brook trout, across a major portion of the WCT range. We specifically ...


12. Flammability of Native Understory Species in Pine Flatwood and Hardwood Hammock Ecosystems and Implications for the Wildland-Urban Interface. [USDA_FS_flammabilitynativeunderstoryspecies]
The data set contains morphological and flammability data on 10 shrub species commonly growing in pine flatwoods and hardwood hammocks. Morphological data include height, width, leaf area, dried-weight ...


13. Frequency and Season of Prescription Fires to Reduce Hazardous Fuel Loads on the Lower Piedmont of Georgia [SFP_frequencyseasonpresfires]
In 1989 a study to quantify the long-term response to various return intervals of dormant- and growing- season prescription fires was installed on the Hitchiti Experimental Forest in Jones Co. Georgia, ...


14. Long Term Site Responses to Various Winter Prescribed Burning Schedules in Southern Pine Flatwoods [SFP_longtermsiteresponses]
The study was established in 1958 on the Osceola National Forest in north Florida by the Macon Fire Lab to determine the optimum prescribed burning rotation in the palmetto/gallberry fuel complex ...


15. Merged Fuel Weights [SFP_mergedfuelweights]
We evaluated how several management schemes change fuel conditions, vegetation, and insect populations in three upland forest types across four sites (loblolly pine, mixed pine (2 sites), and a young ...


16. Merged Overstory Measured in Rapides Parish, Louisiana [UAF_mergedoverstoryRapidesParish]
April 2001 through February 2005 overstory data for forested sites. Data included are trees per ha, basal area per ha (m2/ha), outside bark stem volume per ha (m3/ha), average d.b.h. (cm), average ...


17. Merged Understory measured in 2001-2004 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana [USDA_FS_mergedunderstoryRapidesParish]
This is the data file for the understory plant community in our JFSP Project 2000. The data were collected from July 2001 through August 2004. We repeatedly estimated percent cover of understory ...


18. Ranking the Flammability of Southern Landscape Plants [USDA_FS_flammabilitysouthernplants]
The data set contains morphological and flammability data on 34 shrub species commonly planted in the southern United States. Morphological data include height, width, leaf area, dried-weight by ...


19. Stand replacement prescribed burning for fuel reduction and regeneration of Table Mountain/Pitch Pine stands in the Southern Appalachian Mountains [SFP_standreplacement]
Ridgetop pine communities of the southern Appalachian Mountains have historically been maintained by lightning- and human caused fires. Because of fire suppression for several decades, these stands ...


20. Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Study, Nebraska [USDA.ARS.SWCRU.CropSysTrial2]
(adapted from Project Summary) PROBLEM: Soil and water conservation concerns have been and continue to be the major driving forces in agricultural production in the western Corn Belt. In addition, ...


21. Rotation and Nitrogen Fertilization Effects on Changes in Soil Carbon and Nitrogen [USDA0098]
The dataset consists of data resulting from an experimental study involving seven cropping systems (three monoculture, two 2-year, and two 4-year rotations) with three rates of N fertilizer. Data ...


22. Policy Impact Codes, 1979, 1986, 1989 [USDA0025]
The "Policy Impact Code 1979, 1986, 1989" contains information on classifications for 2,443 non-metro counties (according to the 1979 definition) or 2,357 non-metro counties (according to the 1983 ...


23. ZIPFIP - Census Computer Program [USDA0039]
The ZIPFIP is a computer program that allows the user to edit, display, create market area, determine distances between any two places in the 48 contiguous States and aggregate all of the information. ...


24. Data Dictionary Directory [USDA0141]
Information on research project title, principle investigators, experimental variables, units, measurements/collection, variable definition, models being used or developed, links with other SGCP projects, ...


25. Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project [ICBEMP]
The mission of The Interior Columbia Ecosystem Management Project (ICBEMP) is to develop a scientifically sound and ecosystem based strategy for forest and rangelands administered by the Forest Service ...


26. Jornada Experimental Range Physical Attributes [MSU0046]
The "Jornada Experimental Range Physical Attributes" database consolidates information about boundaries, topography, roads, fencelines, enclosures, rain gauges, wells and pipeline locations, and vegetation ...


27. Paper Recycling and the Long-range Timber Outlook [USDA0387]
The "Paper Recycling and the Long-range Timber Outlook" dataset contains historical and projected figures on paper recycling and its impact on timber supply. The purpose of this dataset is to provide ...


28. Financial Characteristics of Horticultural Farms [USDA0312]
The statistical information in the "Financial Characteristics of Horticultural Farms" dataset provides an overview of farm business financial performance (such as income statements, balance sheets, ...


29. Production, Supply, and Distribution (PS&D) View [USDA0494]
"Production, Supply, and Distribution (PS&D) View" is a menu-driven software system that graphs and displays balance sheet variables for 60 agricultural commodities in the USDA Production, Supply, ...


30. U.S. Fresh-Market Fruit Exports, 1978-91 [USDA0347]
Data in "U.S. Fresh-Market Fruit Exports, 1978-91" pertain to U.S. exports of fresh-market fruit to Canada and the rest of the world. Prior to 1990, and especially during the mid-1980s, U.S. exports ...


31. Conservation Reserve Program Database [USDA0428]
The "Conservation Reserve Program Database" provides information on U.S. lands undergoing conservation treatments. Data include number of contracts enrolled by fiscal year and sign-up period; average ...


32. Conservation Reserve Program Statistics [USDA0015]
The "Conservation Reserve Program Statistics" database contains information on the number of contracts and acres enrolled by fiscal year from 1986 to 1993 and for sign-up periods 1 to 12. It also ...


33. East European Situation and Outlook Tables [USDA0031]
The East European Situation and Outlook Tables contains data on major economic indicators, gross and net hard currency debt, grain imports and exports, area and production of major crops, livestock ...


34. LANDFIRE National Products [LANDFIRE]
LANDFIRE National products comprise a set of 20+ digital maps of vegetation composition and structure; wildland fuel (crown and surface); and current departure from simulated historical vegetation ...


35. USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Cropland Data Layer for the United States [USDA_NASS_CROPLAND]
The USDA, NASS Cropland Data Layer (CDL) is a raster, geo-referenced, crop-specific land cover data layer with a ground resolution of 30 meters. The CDL is produced using satellite imagery from the ...


36. Meteorological Data from the USDA ARS Oklahoma Micronetwork [ARS_OK_LW_micronet_1]
The U.S.D.A. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has measured hydrologic conditions in the Little Washita Watershed in southwestern Oklahoma since 1961. In 1994, the ARS began monitoring the meteorological ...


37. Developing Rapid Instrumental Methods for Measurement of Soil Quality Parameters [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.RapidMeasure]
(adapted from project description) Problem: The need to assess impact of conventional and sustainable agricultural practices on soil quality requires development of routine procedures that can rapidly ...


38. Influence of Tillage Management on Soil Quality and Fate of Agricultural Nitrogen [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.TillMngt]
(adapted from project description) Problem: The use of no-tillage cropping systems has increased as their advantages in sustainable crop production have been documented. This includes better maintenance ...


39. Revised Prices Received and Paid Indexes, U.S., from USDA/NASS [USDA0038]
"Revised Prices Received and Paid Indexes, U.S., 1975-93" is a dataset that contains monthly and annual average indexes for prices received and prices paid by farmers, Untied States, ...


40. Current World Market and Trade Reports, USDA/FAS [USDA_FAS_TRADE]
"Current World Market and Trade Reports" provide the latest analysis and data on a number of agricultural commodities, outlining the current supply, demand and trade estimates both for ...


41. Monitoring U.S. Agricultural Exports: The Export Sales Reporting System, USDA/FAS [USDA_FAS_EXPORT]
"Monitoring U.S. Agricultural Exports: The Export Sales Reporting System" provides a constant stream of up-to-date information on the quantity of U.S. agricultural commodities that are ...


42. USDA Crop Explorer: Global Crop Condition and Commodity Production Analysis from the USDA/Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division (PECAD) [USDA0557]
The Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division (PECAD) of USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is responsible for global crop condition assessments and estimates of area, yield, ...


43. Hatchery Production Annual, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service [USDA0475]
The "Hatchery Production Annual" is a full-text file that contains U.S. Commercial hatchery data on a number of broiler=type and egg-type chicks hatched, presented by month ...


44. MODIS Active Fire Detections for North America [USDA_modisfire]
This coverage represents year 2004 MODIS fire detections for the geographic area covering the lower 48 states and Alaska. The detections are obtained using both TERRA MODIS ...


45. National Forests in Texas, USDA Forest Service [MSU0037]
To provide assistance to forest pest management research in Texas. Collection Organization: USDA Forest Service Collection Methodology: ...


46. State Soil Geographic (STATSGO) Database [MSU0035]
The "State Soil Geographic (STATSGO) Database" is one of three soil geographic databases established by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation ...


47. Walnut Production, USDA/ERS, from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service [USDA_ZWP-BB]
To provide statistics about the U.S. walnut industry. "Walnut Production" is a full-text report that presents annual and forecasted production data ...


48. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


49. 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. ...


50. Analysis Products on Irrigation [NRCS_NRI_SotL_IRRIGATION]
The Irrigation maps are split into two section. The first set of maps are from the preliminary 1997 NRI data. The following set are from 1992 and earlier data. Both sets of maps deal ...


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