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1. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


2. CMS: LiDAR-derived Aboveground Biomass, Canopy Height and Cover for Maryland, 2011 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1320_1]
This data set provides 30-meter gridded estimates of aboveground biomass (AGB), canopy height, and canopy coverage for the state of Maryland in 2011. Leaf-off LiDAR data were combined with high-resolution ...


3. GRID-INPE; UNEP Global Resource Information Database - INPE Cooperating Center [GRID-INPE]
This is a collection of data-sets held by GRID-INPE. Please contact the technical contact for further details and data-set breakdown. GRID-INPE ...


4. Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/419_1]
A global digital data base of vegetation was compiled at 1 degree latitude by 1 degree longitude resolution, drawing on approximately 100 published sources. Vegetation data from varied sources were ...


5. ISLSCP II AVHRR Albedo and BRDF, 1995 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/928_1]
This Albedo and BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) data set contains three files containing BRDF parameters, white- sky albedo and black-sky albedo at solar noon for three bands ...


6. ISLSCP II C4 Vegetation Percentage [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/932_1]
The photosynthetic composition (C3 or C4) of vegetation on the land surface is essential for accurate simulations of biosphere-atmosphere exchanges of carbon, water, and energy. C3 and C4 plants have ...


7. ISLSCP II Continuous Fields of Vegetation Cover, 1992-1993 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/931_1]
The objective of this study was to derive continuous fields of vegetation cover from multi-temporal Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data using all available bands and derived Normalized ...


8. ISLSCP II Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) Monthly Albedo, 1986-1990 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/957_1]
The goals of the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) are (1) to understand the radiation balance between the Sun, Earth, atmosphere, and space and (2) to establish an accurate, long-term baseline ...


9. ISLSCP II Ecosystem Rooting Depths [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/929_1]
The goal of this study was to predict the global distribution of plant rooting depths based on data about global aboveground vegetation structure and climate. Vertical root distributions influence ...


10. ISLSCP II FASIR-adjusted NDVI, 1982-1998 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/972_1]
The Fourier-Adjusted, Sensor and Solar zenith angle corrected, Interpolated, Reconstructed (FASIR) adjusted Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 17-year, ...


11. ISLSCP II GIMMS Monthly NDVI, 1981-2002 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/973_1]
The Global Inventory Modelling and Mapping Studies (GIMMS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data sets were generated to provide a 22-year satellite record of monthly changes in terrestrial ...


12. ISLSCP II Global Primary Production Data Initiative Gridded NPP Data [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1023_1]
Net Primary Production (NPP) is an important component of the carbon cycle and, among the pools and fluxes that make up the cycle, it is one of the steps that are most accessible to field measurement. ...


13. ISLSCP II Historical Croplands Cover, 1700-1992 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/966_1]
The Historical Croplands Cover data set was developed to understand the consequences of historical changes in land use and land cover for ecosystem goods and services. In particular, this data set ...


14. ISLSCP II Historical Land Cover and Land Use, 1700-1990 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/967_1]
The Historical Land Cover and Land Use data set was developed to provide the global change community with historical land use estimates. The data set describes historical land use changes over a 300-year ...


15. ISLSCP II IGBP DISCover and SiB Land Cover, 1992-1993 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/930_1]
This data set describes the geographic distributions of 17 classes of land cover based on the International Geosphere-Biosphere DISCover land cover legend (Loveland and Belward 1997) and the 15 classes ...


16. ISLSCP II IGBP NPP Output from Terrestrial Biogeochemistry Models [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1027_1]
This data set contains modeled annual net primary production (NPP) for the land biosphere from seventeen different global models. Annual NPP is defined as the net difference of annual carbon uptake ...


17. ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) Albedo, 2002 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/958_1]
The MODIS BRDF/Albedo Product (MOD43B) provides measures of clear sky surface albedo every 16 days. Both white-sky albedo (bihemispherical reflectance) and black-sky albedo (directional hemispherical ...


18. ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) IGBP Land Cover, 2000-2001 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/968_1]
The objective of the MODIS Land Cover Product is to provide a suite of land cover types useful to global system science modelers by exploiting the information content of MODIS data in the spectral, ...


19. ISLSCP II Monthly Snow-Free Albedo, 1982-1998, and Background Soil Reflectance [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/956_1]
This data set contains monthly average snow-free surface shortwave albedo calculated for the period 1982-1998 and estimates of background soil/litter reflectances in the visible (0.4-0.7 mm) and near-infrared ...


20. ISLSCP II NOAA 5-year Average Monthly Snow-free Albedo from AVHRR [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/959_1]
The objective of this work was to produce a monthly climatology of broadband surface albedos for use in global numerical weather prediction models at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction ...


21. ISLSCP II Potential Natural Vegetation Cover [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/961_1]
This data set was developed to describe the state of the global land cover in terms of 15 major vegetation types, plus water, before alteration by humans. It forms a complement to the historical croplands ...


22. ISLSCP II Snow-Free, Spatially Complete, 16 Day Albedo, 2002 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/960_1]
This data set contains 9 files for snow-free, spatially complete 16-day global black-sky albedos at local solar noon, white-sky albedos and quality information based on MODerate Resolution Imaging ...


23. ISLSCP II University of Maryland Global Land Cover Classifications, 1992-1993 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/969_1]
The objective of this study was to create a land cover map derived from 1 kilometer AVHRR data using all available bands and derived Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and a full year of ...


24. LBA Regional Carbon in Live Vegetation, 0.5-degree (Olson) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/672_1]
This data set is a subset of Olson et al. (1985, 2000) "Major World Ecosystem Complexes Ranked by Carbon in Live Vegetation." This subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere ...


25. LBA Regional Land Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, Version 1.2 (IGBP) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/679_1]
This data set is a subset of the IGBP DISCover data set, which was derived from the Global Land Cover Characteristics database. The subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere ...


26. LBA Regional Land Cover from AVHRR, 8-km, 1984 (DeFries et al.) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/680_1]
This data set is a subset of an 8-km global land cover product (DeFries et al. 1998). This subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) ...


27. LBA Regional Potential Vegetation, 5-min (Ramankutty and Foley) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/684_1]
The data set consists of a subset for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) in South America (i.e., longitude 85 deg to 30 deg W, latitude 25 deg S to ...


28. LBA Regional Tree Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, 1992-1993 (DeFries et al.) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/686_1]
This data set is a subset of the 1-km global tree cover data set (DeFries et al. 1999) developed at the Laboratory for Global Remote Sensing Studies (LGRSS) at the University of Maryland. The subset ...


29. LBA Regional Vegetation and Soils, 1-Degree (Wilson and Henderson-Sellers) [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/687_1]
This data set is a subset of a global vegetation and soils data set by Wilson and Henderson-Sellers (1985a). The subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment ...


30. LBA-ECO LC-24 Forest Cover Map from MODIS, 500-m, South America: 2001 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1056_1]
This data set contains forest cover information for 2001 for all of South America. The data were collected by the MODIS sensor onboard the TERRA platform and released by the MODIS team as an image ...


31. Russian Boreal Forest Disturbance Maps Derived from Landsat Imagery, 1984-2000 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1294_1]
This data set provides Boreal forest disturbance maps at 30-m resolution for 55 selected sites across Northern Eurasia within the Russian Federation. Disturbance events were derived from selected ...


32. SAR Subsets for Selected Field Sites, 2007-2010 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/993_1]
This data set provides Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images for 42 selected sites from various terrestrial ecology and meteorological monitoring networks including FLUXNET, Ameriflux, Long Term Ecological ...


33. Structure and floristic composition of the Heard Island "Pool Complex" Community [ASAC_255]
The stratigraphy, hydrology and vegetation of the Heard Island (sub-Antarctic; 53 deg. 05'S, 73 deg. 30'E) 'pool complex' bogs are described. Spatial variation in processes that might have contributed ...


34. Can remote sensing be used to map vegetation and monitor community change in Antarctica? [ASAC_2392]
This dataset consists of Hyperion satellite imagery, as well as GPS ground truthing of vegetation quadrats. The aims of this project were: 1. to produce a spectral library of the major subantarctic ...


35. Heard Island: baseline data for monitoring longterm change. (b) Vegetation mapping from non-rectified aerial photographs and satellite imagery with accompanying data. [HI_VEG_NON_ORTHO_VEGMAP]   PARENT METADATA
The majority of the coastal areas of Heard Island have had their vegetation mapped using orthophotos (HI_VEG_ORTHO_VEGMAP). For the remaining areas, five sets of shapefiles cover the vegetation mapping ...


36. Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 1999-2000 (pilot) [ASAC_1087_Transects_1999-00]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata ID: ASAC_1087_Transects_1999-00 Title: Windmill Islands vegetation transects, surveyed 1999/2000 (pilot) This record contains data associated with the Windmill Islands vegetation survey ...


37. Dynamics of Forest Trees in the SERC Tower Stand, SERC, Edgewater, MD [siserc_cano020]
Measurements of identity size, and health of all woody plants in the SERC tower stand (1.635 hectares): a study of stand dynamics taken every three years. Location: SERC Tower Forest, Edgewater, ...


38. Dynamics of Forest Trees in the SERC Western Triangle Stand, SERC, Edgewater, MD [siserc_cano021]
Measurements of identity, size, and health of all woody plants in the SERC Western Triangle stand (1.0 hectares): a study of stand dynamics taken every three years. Location: SERC Western Triangle ...


39. 8 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [GLCF_GLC_8km]   CHILD METADATA
This summary is adapted from the Eight Kilometer Global Land Cover Project Document-Data Set Description web page, which may be found at the following URL: "http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/data.shtml". ...


40. The Pan-European Land Cover Monitoring Project [EEA_PELCOM]
The Pan-European Land Cover Monitoring project (PELCOM) is a 1-km pan-European land cover database. The PELCOM project is aimed at developing a consistent methodology to derived land cover information ...


41. Field experiment testing effect of increased water and nutrient availability on Windmill Islands terrestrial vegetation communities [ASAC_1087_WaterNutrientExpt]   PARENT METADATA
Description of the work is provided in the file named: ASAC 1087_WN-descriptions.doc The work consists of a multiseason manipulative field experiment investigating the effect of increased water and ...


42. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


43. Wasley 2004 PhD thesis, titled: The Effect of Climate Change on Antarctic Terrestrial Flora [ASAC_1087_Wasely_2004-PhD]   PARENT METADATA
The file provided is a PDF file of the PhD thesis completed by Jane Wasley in 2004. The thesis research was based on field work conducted in the Windmill Islands region (based at Casey station), during ...


44. ABoVE: Burn Severity, Fire Progression, Landcover and Field Data, NWT, Canada, 2014 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1307_1]
This data set provides peatland landcover classification maps, fire progression maps, and vegetation community biophysical data collected from areas that were burned by wildfire in 2014 in the Northwest ...


45. Global Land Use Database [SAGE_IAMDATA]
The data sets describe the geographic patterns of the world's croplands, grazing lands, urban areas, and natural vegetation. Also included are other popular data such as human population density. ...


46. Monitoring Sudden Oak Death in California [CAMFER_SOD]
The objective of the Monitoring Sudden Oak Death Program is to determine the distribution, incidence, and impact of Sudden Oak Death and Phytophthora ramorum in the state of California. We are interested ...


47. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting (ECMWF) Operational Atmospheric Model Data Archive [ECMWF_OPERATIONAL_ATMOS_ARCHIVE]   PARENT METADATA
The Operational Data Sets provide access to most of the data from the atmospheric model archived at ECMWF. These archives have a higher time and space resolution and contain all parameters. ...


48. CLIMAP 18k bp Surface Configuration Data [FE01020]
The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE). The ...


49. Color Infrared Aerial Photograph of Study Area for the Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Project Spatial Data Archive [FED_CIR_PHOTO]
Forest Ecosystem Dynamics (FED) Project Spatial Data Archive: Color Infrared Aerial Photograph of the Tower Site The Biospheric Sciences Branch (formerly Earth Resources Branch) within the Laboratory ...


50. Edinburg Forest Cuts Map of the Forest Ecosystem Dynamics Project Spatial Data Archive [FED_EDINBURG_CUTS]
Forest Ecosystem Dynamics (FED) Project Spatial Data Archive: Edinburg Township Area Cuts Map The Biospheric Sciences Branch (formerly Earth Resources Branch) within the Laboratory for Terrestrial ...


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