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1. Airborne Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (AirMISR) Data from the Southern African Fire Atmosphere Research Initiative 2000 Field Campaign [AIRMISR_SAFARI]
The AIRMISR_SAFARI data were acquired on September 6, 7, 13 and 14, 2000 during the SAFARI 2000 campaign. The Southern African Fire Atmosphere Research Initiative (SAFARI) 2000 field campaign focused ...


2. IPCC IS92 Emissions Scenarios (A, B, C, D, E, F) Data Set Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_IS92_V11]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) IS92 Emissions Scenarios (A, B, C, D, E, F) Dataset Version 1.1 consists of six global and regional greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions scenarios ...


3. IPCC Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_BASELINE]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset consists of population, human development, economic, water resources, land cover, land use, agriculture, food, ...


4. Low Elevation Coast Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population Estimates, Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), Alpha Version [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMP_LECZ]
The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Estimates consists of country-level estimates of urban, rural and total population and land area country-wide and in the LECZ, if applicable. Additionally, ...


5. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts that are compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for ...


6. Bolus Herbarium Algal Specimen Database [uct_algae]
The Bolus Herbarium algal collection is the most comprehensive collection in South Africa. Though housing collections from the whole of the South African coastline and also from Namibia, ...


7. Natal Museum - Mollusc Collection (Bivalvia and Gastropoda) [NatalMuseum]
The Natal Museum's Department of Mollusca had its origins in the shell collection and library of Henry Burnup, a dedicated amateur who was honorary curator of molluscs until his death ...


8. South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity - Fish Collection [saiab]   PARENT DIF
The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) is a National Research Facility of the National Research Foundation (NRF). It was formerly known as the JLB Smith Institute of Ichthyology, ...


9. Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) - Seal Surveys [mcm_seals]
Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) is one of four branches of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. It is the regulatory authority responsible for managing all marine ...


10. Marine and Coastal Management - Copepod Surveys [mcm_copepods]
Marine and Coastal Management (MCM) is one of four branches of the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. It is the regulatory authority responsible for managing all marine and coastal activities. ...


11. iziko South African Museum - Crustacean Collection [iziko_Crustaceans]
The iziko South African Museum houses the most important crustacean (crabs, lobsters, shrimps, barnacles) collection in South Africa. Significant past contributions were made by K.H. Barnard, J.R. ...


12. iziko South African Museum - Fish Collection [IZIKO_Fish]
The iziko South African Museum has a comprehensive holdings comprising of identified bony and cartilaginous fish, mostly from Cape waters, but extending to Angola and Mozambique ...


13. iziko South African Museum - Marine Mammals Collection [IZIKO_Marine_Mammals]
The iziko South African Museum has a comprehensive collection of cetacean and Cape fur seal skeletal material. Skeletal material from other marine mammals is also held. Part of this collection ...


14. iziko South African Museum - Mollusc Collection [iziko_molluscs]
The iziko South African Museum's mollusc collection of southern African species is the second largest mollusc collection in southern Africa. Significant additions were made in the past ...


15. iziko South African Museum - Shark Collection [iziko_sharks]
This collection has global holdings. It includes numerous representatives of eight of the shark groups, most representatives of the Batoids and Chimaeras, including rare species. Significant ...


16. Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia [bclme_namibia]
The BCLME Programme is designed to improve the structures and capacities of Namibia, Angola and South Africa to deal with the environmental problems that occur across the national boundaries, in order ...


17. East London Museum - Mollusc Collection [elm_molluscs]
The East London (EL) Museum's major natural history collections are molluscs and birds.They also have smaller collections of other marine invertebrates, mammals, skeletons (mammals), reptiles, palaeontology, ...


18. Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife - Benthic survey on Aliwal Shoal (May 2004 - May 2005) (BAS) [ekznw_benthic]
Aliwal Shoal was declared a Marine Protected Area in 2004 and baseline data of the reef biota was required. This study was initiated by the Oceanographic Research Institute (ORI) based in Durban to ...


19. SAFARI 2000 MODIS L3 ALBEDO AND LAND COVER DATA, SOUTHERN AFRICA, DRY SEASON 2000 [s2k_modis_l3_albedo]
The Filled Land Surface Albedo Product for Southern Africa, which is generated from MOD43B3 Product (the official Terra/MODIS-derived Land Surface Albedo), is a subset of the global data set of spatially ...


20. SAFARI 2000 TOMS AEROSOL INDEX DATA, SOUTHERN AFRICA, DRY SEASON 2000 [S2K_RS_TOMS_AEROSOL]
Daily Aerosol Index (AI) data from Earth Probe (EP) Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) for the period of August 12-September 25, 2000 were processed and provided by the Atmospheric Chemistry ...


21. Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_visitor_data]   PARENT DIF
In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands. This dataset ...


22. ACE CRC and Australian Antarctic Division Climate Data Set - Mean monthly surface air pressure [climate_pressure]
This dataset consists of tabulations of mean monthly surface air pressure for most occupied stations in Antarctic and the Southern Ocean. Some South Pacific Island stations are also included, along ...


23. ACE CRC and Australian Antarctic Division Climate Data Set - Mean monthly surface air temperatures [climate_temps]
This dataset consists of tabulations of mean monthly surface air temperature for most occupied stations in Antarctic and the Southern Ocean. Some South Pacific Island stations are also included, along ...


24. SAFARI 2000 ANNUAL CO2 EMISSIONS FROM SOIL, 0.5-DEG GRID (RAICH AND POTTER) [s2k_co2_raichpotter]
The data set consists of a southern African subset of the "Global Patterns of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Soils on a 0.5 Degree Grid Cell Basis" (Raich and Potter 1996). Data files are provided ...


25. SAFARI 2000 MEAN CLIMATOLOGY, 0.5-DEG, 1930-1960, V. 2.1 (CRAMER AND LEEMANS) [s2k_cramers-leeman]
This data set is a subset of the global mean monthly climatology (Cramer and Leemans 1999). The subset is for the area of southern Africa within the following bounds: 5 N to 35 S and 5 E to 60 E. ...


26. SAFARI 2000 SEAWIFS IMAGES FOR SOUTHERN AFRICAN REGION, 1999-2001 [seawifs_region]
This data set contains Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor (SeaWiFS) imagery for the southern African region. These images are Level-1a swaths of the southern Africa region selected from global ...


27. CHARACTERISTICS OF AFRICAN SAVANNA BIOMES FOR DETERMINING WOODY COVER [gv_aws]
This data set includes the soil and vegetation characteristics, herbivore estimates, and precipitation measurement data for the 854 sites described and analyzed in Sankaran et al., 2005. Savannas ...


28. Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_NRPCHI]
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These ...


29. 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 ...


30. 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). ...


31. 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 ...


32. SOTER-based soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa (ver. 1.0) [ISRIC_SOTWISsaf]
This harmonized set of soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa has been derived from the 1:2M scale Soil and Terrain Database for Southern Africa (SOTERSAF ver. 1.0) and ISRIC-WISE soil profile ...


33. Soil and Terrain Database for South Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa) [ISRIC_SOTER_South_Africa_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for South Africa primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program ...


34. Soil and Terrain Database for Southern Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:2 million (SOTERSAF) [ISRIC_SOTERSAF_primary_ver1]
The Soil and Terrain database for Southern Africa (SOTERSAF version 1.0), at scale 1:2 million, include the spatial and soil attribute data for 8 Southern African countries. The SOTERSAF database ...


35. Soil and Terrain Database for Upper Tana River Catchment (version 1.1) - scale 1:250,000 (SOTER_UT_v1.1) [ISRIC_SOTER_UpperTanaKenya_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for the Upper Tana River Catchment (version 1.1) (SOTER_UT_v1.1) at scale 1:250,000 was compiled to support the Green Water Credits (GWC) programme by creating a primary ...


36. 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). ...


37. Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2010 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_2010]
The Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2010 Release is a composite index for 157 countries derived from the average of four proximity-to-target indicators for eco-region protection (weighted ...


38. Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2011 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_2011]
The Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2011 Release is a composite index for 174 countries derived from the average of four proximity-to-target indicators for eco-region protection (weighted ...


39. CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_CCRDSv1]
The CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 contains 367 entries describing national-level road network data sets for 147 countries and four entries describing global data sets. It was produced ...


40. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_2004EVI]
The 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 111 variables for 235 countries and territories. This index ...


41. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING]
The Wellbeing of Nations portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains a subset of 123 variables assembled from the Wellbeing of Nations, which assesses ...


42. HANPP Collection: Global Patterns in Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity (HANPP) [CIESIN_SEDAC_HANPP]
The Global Patterns in Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity (HANPP) portion of the HANPP Collection represents a digital map of human appropriation of net primary productivity measured ...


43. HANPP Collection: Global Patterns in Net Primary Productivity (NPP) [CIESIN_SEDAC_HANPP_NPP]
The Global Patterns in Net Primary Productivity (NPP) portion of the HANPP Collection maps the net amount of solar energy converted to plant organic matter through photosynthesis. NPP is measured ...


44. HANPP Collection: Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity (HANPP) by Country and Product [CIESIN_SEDAC_HANPP_CPROD]
The Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity (HANPP) by Country and Product portion of the HANPP Collection contains tabular data on carbon-equivalents of consumption by country and by type ...


45. HANPP Collection: Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity as a Percentage of Net Primary Productivity [CIESIN_SEDAC_HANPP_PERCENT]
The Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity (HANPP) as a Percentage of Net Primary Product (NPP) portion of the HANPP Collection represents a map identifying regions in which human consumption ...


46. National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 2 (PLACE II) [CIESIN_SEDAC_NAGDC_PLACEII]
The Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 2 (PLACE II) dataset contains estimates of national-level aggregations of territorial extent and population size by biome, climate zone, coastal ...


47. 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 ...


48. Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2006]
The Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality ...


49. Potential Impacts of Climate Change on World Food Supply: Data Sets from a Major Crop Modeling Study [CIESIN_SEDAC_GISS_CROPCLIM_DB]
Datasets from a Major Crop Modeling Study contain projected country and regional changes in grain crop yields due to global climate change. Equilibrium and transient scenarios output from General ...


50. 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 ...


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