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1. ABoVE: Study Domain and Standard Reference Grids [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1367_1]
The Arctic - Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) has developed two standardized spatial data products to expedite coordination of research activities and to facilitate data interoperability. First, ...


2. Integrated Ecological Investigation of McMurdo Dry Valley's Active Soil Microbial Communities [NSF-ANT11-42096]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are among the coldest, driest habitats on the planet. Previous research has documented the presence of surprisingly diverse microbial communities in the soils ...


3. NMFS Reef Survey Forms [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01027]
The Reef Environmental Survey Project (REEF) mission to educate and enlist divers in the conservation of marine habitats is accomplished primarily through its Fish Survey Project. The Project was ...


4. Climate Change Science Program Collection [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01200]
The Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Collection consists of publications and other resources produced between 2007 and 2009 by the CCSP with the intention of providing sound climate science for ...


5. A vegetation assessment of Beaufort Island [K024_1996_1997_NZ_3]
The vegetation at Beaufort Island was assessed and a report written to ICAIR including a description of the area, species present, comparison to other Dry Valley vegetation, the merits of the vegetation ...


6. Collembolids (Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni) and mite (Stereotydius mollis) samples and surveys of the lower Taylor Valley for phylogenetic relationship studies [K024_2002_2003_NZ_1]
Both collembolids (Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni) and mites (Stereotydius mollis) were surveyed over the entire floor of the lower Taylor Valley with special attention paid to the stream areas and to wet ...


7. Comparative studies of vegetation surveys, maps, species lists and lichen growth rates of the Cape Hallett region (Seebee Hook, Willett Cove and the scree slopes surrounding them) with a 1968 study [K024_1998_1999_NZ_1]
The first botanical work at Cape Hallett was carried out when Hallett Station existed in the early to late 1960s. These studies were used for comparative purposes of vegetation cover and lichen growth ...


8. Estimates of growth rates of lichen from photographs of lichen thalli on the Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney), Taylor Valley [K024_1980_2008_NZ_1]
A small number of lichen thalli on Mt Falconer summit and ridge and the Rhone Bench (above Lake Bonney) were marked and photographed during the 80-81 field season. These plants were refound over subsequent ...


9. Examination of the photosynthetic behaviour (energy content, nutrient content, productivity and acclimation) of mosses and lichens throughout the summer season at Cape Hallett [K024_2004_2006_NZ_2]
A possible sign of climate change is likely to be improved production and growth in plants. The response of net photosynthetic rates were measured on the large areas of relatively uniform moss cover ...


10. Experimental measurements of the effects of the environmental factors (temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration) on the photosynthesis activity of Antarctic mosses and lichens at Cape Hallett [K024_1998_1999_NZ_2]
A detailed study of how the environmental factors temperature, light, water content and carbon dioxide concentration affected photosynthesis of the two common mosses Bryum argenteum and B. pseudotriquetrum ...


11. Measurements of climate data and the effect of high light and low temperature on the photosynthetic response (photosynthetic gas exchange rates and fluorescence) of mosses and lichens at Granite Harbour [K024_1994_1995_NZ_1]
The winter snowfall (during 1994) was unusually large and the area of Botany Bay was uniformly covered to a depth of 50 to 70cm. Furthermore, air temperatures were low being rarely above -6° C. These ...


12. Microfauna surveys of the vegetation of the Fryxell Stream flush area, Taylor Valley [K024_1989_1990_NZ_2]
Mosses were sampled from the Canada Glacier flush area, Taylor Valley, for included animals (major groups of microfauna in Antarctica are the protozoa, nematoda, tardigrada and rotifers) to attempt ...


13. Photosynthesis, fluorescence and microclimate measurements of several species of mosses and lichens from Botany Bay at Granite Harbour [K024_1991_1992_NZ_1]
The photosynthetic rate of Antarctic mosses and lichens was studied with investigations into the effects of high levels of light radiation and of possible UV effects. The mosses Pottia heimii, Bryum ...


14. The distribution and identity of terrestrial plant communities of the Lower Taylor Valley including lichens, mosses, hypolithic and endolithic algae [K024_1989_1990_NZ_4]
In the 1989-1990 season collecting trips were made to the Kukri Hills and to Mt. Falconer to prepare an initial species list of the Lower Taylor Valley. In the 2002-2003 season walking trips were ...


15. Vegetation mapping of the Fryxell Stream flush, Taylor Valley [K024_1989_1990_NZ_1]
The Frxyell Stream flows into Lake Fryxell in the Taylor Valley. Canada Pond lies upstream of Lake Fryxell adjacent to the Canada Glacier. The Fryxell Stream flush, both the upper flush (flush area ...


16. Vegetation survey in a proposed long-term monitoring site at Castle Rock [K024_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The site, near Castle Rock was delineated in a previous season by another investigator. The area was carefully searched and plants located, identified and as necessary, collected for herbarium and ...


17. Vegetation surveys and trails of a 'tracker' system to allow both topography and plant occurrence to be mapped at Cape Royds [K024_1996_1997_NZ_2]
A species list and vegetation notes of the Cape Royds area was completed. A high density of lichens occurred (eg Usnea sphacelata)at Horseshoe Bay and inland near the ice edge (Caloplaca sp.). A 'tracker' ...


18. Vegetation surveys of Granite Harbour region including Cape Geology, Botany Bay, Kar Plateau, Lion Island, Couloir Cliffs and Flat Iron [K024_1989_2000_NZ_1]
A preliminary survey of the plant life was conducted at Botany Bay and Cape Geology (Granite Harbour) to prepare an initial species list and to assess the general richness of the area (1989-1990). ...


19. Penguin population dynamics data from the Mapping Application for Penguin Populations and Projected Dynamics. 1982 - 2016 [MAPPPD_2016_1.1]
The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS) have committed to using ecosystem-based management approaches in Antarctica. ...


20. Muskeg River Forest Demonstration Area, Fort Liard, Northwest Territories, Canada [Canada_CFS_MuskegRiverForest]
The Muskeg River Forest Demonstration Area was established as a co-operative venture with the local Acho Dene Koe and Band; the Northwest Territories Department of Resources, ...


21. ARCTIC80s_BIONESS [Canada_DFO_ARCTIC80s_BIONESS]   CHILD METADATA
This collection includes data collected during two Hudson cruises, one between July 29 to August 3, 1980 and the second between August 7 to August 14, 1983 Plankton samples were collected using the ...


22. Black Sturgeon Boreal Mixedwood Research Site, Ontario, Canada [Canada_CFS_BlSturgBorealResearc]
The Black Sturgeon Boreal Mixedwood Research Project (BSBMRP) was established in response to the need to build a strong ecological foundation for integrated resource management in boreal mixedwoods. ...


23. Coastal Forest Chronosequences, British Columbia, Canada [Canada_CFS_CoastForestChrono]
In coastal British Columbia, mild climates and infrequent disturbance favour the development of long-lived forests with trees of great stature. These forests are admired the world over for the magnificent ...


24. Coastal Natural Community Systems [MassGIS_GISDATA.VCCOASTAL_POLY]
The Coastal Natural Community Systems extend from the ocean to the inland limits of tidal influence and salt spray. Community types include dunes, beaches, salt marshes, tidal flats, undeveloped barrier ...


25. Coastal Plain Pond Systems [MassGIS_GISDATA.VCCOASTALPLAINPOND_POLY]
Coastal Plain Pond Systems consist of certain kettlehole ponds and the pondshores developed around their fluctuating water levels. Most of this data in the southeast came from a shapefile created ...


26. Copepod species composition and associated chlorophyll data from Resolute Passage between 1983 and 1989 [Canada_DFO_CopepodSpeciesComp]   CHILD METADATA
This dataset includes data collected from the ice station set up in Resolute Passage, 74 degrees 40'N and 94 degrees 54'W between the years 1983 to 1989. Plankton samples were collected using a 1/2m ...


27. Estuarine/Nearshore/Offshore Benthic Invertebrate Survey [Canada_GoMODP_BenthicInvertSurv]
This study represents collaboration between researchers and members of the Gulf of Maine fishing industry to survey juvenile groundfish distribution and abundance along transects from ...


28. Interannual differences in feeding success and annual growth anomalies of fish larvae [GLOBEC_028_CAN_005]
A central tenet of fisheries oceanography is that the growth rate of the planktonic larvae determines cumulative predation mortality during the first year of life and ultimately, year class strength. ...


29. Montane Alternative Silvicultural Systems, British Columbia, Canada [Canada_CFS_MontanAlterSilvicult]
Montane forests have a winter snowpack and are found between 700 and 1100 metres in elevation on central Vancouver Island. They contain a large part of the coastal timber harvest ...


30. NHESP Natural Communities [MassGIS_GISDATA.NATCOMM_POLY]
The NHESP Natural Communities datalayer consists of polygons that represent the extent of various natural communities of biodiversity conservation interest in Massachusetts. These polygons are based ...


31. NatureServe Canada Contacts [Canada_NatureServe_Contacts]
(These records represent metadata on the common standards all Conservation Data Centres and Natural Heritage Information Centres use for these data. Metadata about specific implementations of these ...


32. NatureServe Canada Element Occurrence (EO) [Canada_NatureServe_EO]
Each Canadian Natural Heritage Program (NHP) or Conservation Data Centre (CDC) collects data on rare and imperiled species and plant communities in their jurisdiction. The Element Occurrence ...


33. NatureServe Canada Element Subnational Ranking (ESR) [Canada_NatureServe_ESR]
Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity (plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, ...


34. NatureServe Canada Element Tracking (ET) [Canada_NatureServe_ET]
Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity (plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, ...


35. NatureServe Canada Managed Areas (MA) [Canada_NatureServe_MA]
Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity (plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, ...


36. NatureServe Canada References [Canada_NatureServe_Ref]
Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity (plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, ...


37. NatureServe Canada Sites (SBR) [Canada_NatureServe_SBR]
Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity (plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, ...


38. Ontario NHIC Central Databases [Canada_NatureServe_ONHICCDB]
Central database contains key source information for the NHIC, stored in two portions of the database called ?contacts? and ?references?. The contact records that support all ...


39. Ontario NHIC Element Occurrence Database [Canada_NatureServe_ONHICEODB]
The Ontario Natural Heritage Information Centre (NHIC) collects data on rare and imperiled species and plant communities in Ontario. ...


40. Ontario NHIC Natural Areas Database [Canada_NatureServe_ONHICNADB]
The Ontario Natural Heritage Information Centre (NHIC) collects data on significant natural areas within the province of Ontario, Canada. The Natural Areas Database ...


41. Production, Growth and Retention of Zooplankton and Ichthyoplankton on the Western Bank of the Scotian Shelf, Canada [GLOBEC_029_CAN_006]
The interaction of local and meso-scale physical and biological seasonality and the timing of critical events were shown to be important in the persistence of zooplankton and larval fish on Western ...


42. SAREX'92 in South America and ProRADAR in Amazon Region [Canada_CCRS_SAREX_92]
SAREX'92 The South America Radar Experiment 1992 (SAREX'92) was a joint initiative of the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS), the European Space Agency (ESA), ...


43. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Culture Experiments on nutrition, growth and reproduction [GLOBEC_082_TASC_015]   PARENT METADATA
The objective of this subtask of the Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus (TASC) programme is to define the biochemical components of the diet needed for Calanus growth and reproduction and to determine, ...


44. Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus: Latitudinal Differences in population dynamics: Mesocosm Studies [GLOBEC_083_TASC_016]   PARENT METADATA
The objective of this subtask of the Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus (TASC) programme is to identify the environmental cues governing the life cycle pattern along a latitudinal gradient from 60 to ...


45. Turkey Lakes Tolerant Hardwoods Ecosystem Research Project, Ontario, Canada [Canada_CFS_TLTolHardwoodEcoRese]
The 1000 ha Turkey Lakes Watershed study area was established in 1979 to study the impacts of the long-range transport of air pollutants (LRTAP) on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. LRTAP impacts ...


46. WestSEA Process Studies: Spring Transition Zooplankton Distribution, British Columbia, Canada [GLOBEC_034_CAN_011]
On the west coast of Vancouver Island, physical flow features directly impact both primary and secondary producer trophic levels and the coupling between them and the larval fish that prey on them. ...


47. Zooplankton Supply and Production on the Scotian Shelf, Canada [GLOBEC_035_CAN_002]
For the larvae of fish species that spawn on the offshore banks of the Scotian Shelf in spring and fall, food availability may be as necessary for survival as retention over the banks. Evidence to ...


48. Climate Change Science Program Collection [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01200]
The Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Collection consists of publications and other resources produced between 2007 and 2009 by the CCSP with the intention of providing sound climate science for ...


49. GIS analysis, biological samples (soil microorganism, invertebrate and plant), automatic weather station data and vegetation and invertebrate surveys to determine the terrestrial biocomplexity of the McMurdo Dry Valleys - K020_2008_2012_NZ_1 [K020_2008_2012_NZ_1]
The McMurdo Dry Valleys are the largest area of snow-free land in Antarctica. Managers ability to promote and protect these areas would benefit if we knew the biodiversity present and what controls ...


50. NMFS Reef Survey Forms [gov.noaa.ncdc.C01027]
The Reef Environmental Survey Project (REEF) mission to educate and enlist divers in the conservation of marine habitats is accomplished primarily through its Fish Survey Project. The Project was ...


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