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1. 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2014]
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


2. 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) ...


3. Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), 1998-2012 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SDEI_PM25_MMSAOD]
The Global Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data sets represent a series of three-year running mean grids (1998-2012) of fine particulate matter (solid particles ...


4. African Water Stress Study for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_AFRICA]
Outputs from a Water Balance and Transport Model (WBM/WTM) were used to determine the spatial distribution of renewable water supply, expressed as the sum of local runoff and river corridor discharge. ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. Sahel & NW Africa 14-Day NDVI Composites [SAHEL_NAFR]
Following the serious grasshopper outbreaks of 1986, a pilot program was defined between the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Agency for International Development. The primary goal of this program ...


9. The Miombo (Africa) Network Land Use/Land Cover CD-ROM from the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP) [IGBP_MIOMBO]
The Miombo Woodlands system is taken to include all those Southern and Central African ecosystems which occur under a hot, subhumid, seasonally-wet climate on soils derived ...


10. AVHRR data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_AVHRR]
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been operating its Advanced Tiros-N (ATN) series of satellites since October 1978. Carrying the Tiros Operational Vertical Sounder ...


11. 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. ...


12. JERS-1 data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_JERS]
The Japanese Earth Resources Satellite was launched in February 1992. It carries a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instrument (L-band) and a 7 band optical sensor package covering the near ...


13. Landsat TM and MSS data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_LANDSAT]
Eurimage distributes, in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, Landsat data received at the following European Space Agency (ESA) ground receiving stations: Fucino ...


14. The Regional Burnt Area Product for Central Africa, 1993-1994, from JRC [SAI_JRC_Cent_Afr_Burnt_Product]
Justification, scientific objective and geographical domain: The mapping of burnt areas on a regional basis can form an important source of information for determining estimates ...


15. The whole Hapex-Sahel experience data [HAPEX-DATA]
HAPEX-Sahel: the Hydrology-Atmosphere Pilot Experiment in the Sahel, 1990-1992. (The following text is an extract of : Geographical, biological and remote sensing aspects of the Hydrologic Atmospheric ...


16. 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 ...


17. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 3 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Sites-Algeria3]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


18. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Libya 1 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Libya1]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


19. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Libya 4 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Libya4]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


20. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Mauritania 1 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Site-Mauritania1]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


21. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Mauritania 2 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Sites-Mauritania2]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


22. 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, ...


23. 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 ...


24. CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Algeria 5 - Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Site (PICS) [CEOS_CalVal_Test_Sites-Algeria5]
On the background of these requirements for sensor calibration, intercalibration and product validation, the subgroup on Calibration and Validation of the Committee on Earth Observing System (CEOS) ...


25. RESURS-O1 data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_RESURS]
Eurimage is bridging the gap between AVHRR's 1 km resolution and Landsat TM's 30 metres with data obtained from the RESURS-O1-3 satellite from Russia. Launched in November 1994, this third satellite ...


26. 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 ...


27. Global Land One-kilometer Base Elevation (GLOBE) v.1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.dem.280]   PARENT DIF
GLOBE is a project to develop the best available 30-arc-second (nominally 1 kilometer) global digital elevation data set. This version of GLOBE contains data from 11 sources, and 17 combinations of ...


28. African Easterly Wave Climatology, Version 1 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00784]
The AEWC dataset was created using a new algorithm developed by researchers at Georgia Tech and represents the first attempt to produce a standard easterly wave tracking dataset for the East Pacific, ...


29. Images of International Weather Publications and Observations from 1885 to 1980 [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00846]
This collection contains digital photographs of foreign paper meteorological records from the 2000+ cubic foot collection of physical records at the NOAA National Climatic Data Center. The images ...


30. Strongest Tropical cyclones: 1980-2009: A 30-year collage of Hurricane Satellite (HURSAT) data [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00693]
Strongest Tropical Cyclones: 1980-2009 poster - a 30-year collage of Hurricane Satellite (HURSAT) data. This poster depicts a series of 5 degree grids where within each grid is a false color image ...


31. 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes Poster [gov.noaa.ncdc.C00628]
The 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes poster features high quality satellite images of 15 hurricanes which formed in the Atlantic Basin (includes Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea) in the year 2005 which was ...


32. 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 ...


33. 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 ...


34. 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 ...


35. 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 ...


36. 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 ...


37. 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 ...


38. 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 ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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. ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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 ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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 ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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