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1. Acadia National Park Vegetation Mapping Project - Accuracy Assessment Points [USGS_NPS_AcadiaAccuracy]
ABSTRACT: The U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) has produced a vegetation spatial database coverage (vegetation map) for the Acadia National Park Vegetation ...


2. Marine Regions for the Bering Sea Integrated Ecosystem Research Program [BSIERP_MarineRegions]
ABSTRACT: A total of 16 marine regions on the Bering Sea shelf and slope were drawn based on a consensus across researchers of the joint Bering Ecosystem Study - Bering Sea Integrated Research Program. ...


3. ASF Global Radiometric Terrain Corrected SAR Data [ASF_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_SAR_Data]
ASF's SAR Radiometric Terrain Corrected (RTC) dataset gives terrestrial world-wide coverage; excluding Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, and Asia north of 60 degrees latitude. Users can analyze radiometry ...


4. 1968 Louisiana Coastal Marsh Vegetative Type Transect Point Dataset [usgs_nwrc_louisianatransect]
This dataset contains a point coverage with an associated database file. The original dataset was collected through visual field observation by Robert Chabreck (Louisiana Cooperative Wildlife Research ...


5. 1996 Coastal Mississippi Habitat Data [usgs_nwrc_coastalmississippi]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats in the coastal or near Gulf Coast areas of Mississippi, in 1996. The data set includes 23 7.5 minute quadrangles. Wetlands ...


6. 1998 Hurricane Mitch Honduras Habitat Data for the Gulf of Fonseca [usgs_nwrc_gulfoffoneseca]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats in the southern coastal areas of Honduras affected by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998. The data set includes specifically ...


7. 1998 Hurricane Mitch Honduras Habitat Data for the Islas de la Bahia and Northern coastal region. [usgs_nwrc_islasdelabahia]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland (including seagrass habitat) and upland habitats in the northern coastal areas of Honduras affected by Hurricane Mitch in October 1998. The ...


8. Big Bend National Park Bird Point Count [usgs_nwrc_bbendpt]
This data set contains unlimited distance point count data that was collected from 70 sites in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Sites were located by using systematic sampling with a random start. Each ...


9. BioData - Aquatic Bioassessment Data for the Nation [USGS_BioData]
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) BioData Retrieval system provides access to aquatic bioassessment data (biological community and physical habitat data) collected by USGS scientists from stream ecosystems ...


10. Breeding Biology and Design of Population Monitoring Methods for Lapland Longspurs [usgsbrdfresc0012]
The Colville River Delta in northern Alaska supports large populations of breeding waterfowl, shorebirds, and loons. The Colville field station is one of the only programs devoted ...


11. Characteristics of Preferred Foraging and Nesting for Tundra-Breeding Shorebirds [usgsbrdfresc0010]
The North Slope of Alaska is currently the scene of intensive oil exploration activities. Wells have been drilled recently in several previously untouched areas, and more activity ...


12. Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Habitat Data [usgs_nwrc_cwphab]
The Louisiana State Legislature created CWPPRA in order to conserve, restore, create, and enhance Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The restoration plans developed persuant to these acts specifically ...


13. Congaree Swamp National Monument Spatial Vegetation Data; Cover Type/Association Level of the National Vegetation Classification System [usgs_nps_congareeswampspatial]
The National Park Service (NPS), in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division (BRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has implemented a program to "develop a uniform hierarchical ...


14. Effects of Military Training and Fire in the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area [usgsbrdfresc0003]
The unique characteristics of the Snake River Canyon and the adjoining upland desert south of Boise, Idaho, have been recognized since the 1940s (Olendorff and Kochert 1977). An area associated with ...


15. Evaluation of Midwinter Bald Eagle Counts [usgsbrdfresc0008]
Nationwide counts of bald eagles were coordinated by the National Wildlife Federation from 1979 until 1992, when the Raptor Research and Technical Assistance Center (now the Forest and Rangeland ...


16. Fire History Database of the Western United States [HJA-DF005]
To create a database of existing published and unpublished tree-ring reconstructions of fire regimes in forested areas, before circa 1900, west of 100 W longitude in the continental United States, ...


17. Galveston Bay, Texas Habitat Data from NWRC [usgs_nwrc_texaswetlands]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats in the Galveston Bay and surrounding areas of Texas, in 1979. The data set includes 42 7.5' quadrangles which were digitized ...


18. Gulf of Mexico Coastal Louisiana Habitat Data from NWRC [usgs_nwrc_coastallouisiana]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats in the coastal or near Gulf Coast areas of Louisiana, in 1988. The data set includes 343 7.5' quadrangles which were digitized ...


19. Historical Fire Data Summaries for the Central Western Cascades 1910-77 from Archival Sources [HJA-DF001]
This data set's purpose is to determine the location, cause, and date of historic fires in the central Western Cascades.


20. Land Bird Monitoring Protocols for National Parks in Alaska [usgsbrdasc00000006]
Fieldwork was conducted in Denali National Park and Preserve by Alaska Bird Observatory. In 1996, three observers determined seasonal variation in detection probabilities for breeding ...


21. Long-term Assessments of Golden Eagle Nesting Density and Productivity in the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. [usgsbrdfresc0006]
The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area has undergone massive habitat changes since 1980. More than 50% of the shrub habitat has been lost due to wildfires, resulting in large stands ...


22. Long-term Stream Chemistry Patterns; Andrews Experimental Forest Watershed Proportional Samples [HJA-CF002]
Long-term records of streamflow chemistry reflect the sampling effort and laboratory analysis initiated in 1968. The study examines nutrient outputs via stream runoff in small watersheds. The original ...


23. Modern and fossil ostracode census data from the Western Pacific Ocean and seas around Japan [USGS-PRISM-PACIFIC-OSTRACODES]
This data set is part of the Pliocene Research, Interpretation, and Synoptic Mapping (PRISM) Project. The following information about the data set was provided by the data center contact: This ...


24. NOAA Shallow-Water Benthic Habitats: Insular Pacific [benthic_habitats]
These datasets represent benthic habitat maps for the nearshore waters of American-affiliated islands throughout the insular Pacific, including Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, and Palau. NOAA ...


25. NWRC Wetlands Habitat Data for Gulf of Mexico Coast [usgs_nwrc_coastalalabama]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats in the coastal Mobile Bay and nearby Gulf Coast areas of Alabama, in 1956, 1979 and 1988. The data set includes 30 7.5' ...


26. National Wetlands Research Center Habitat Data for Tampa Bay, Florida [usgs_nwrc_tampabay]
This data set consists of digital data describing wetland and upland habitats in Tampa Bay FL., in 1972. The data set includes 27 7.5 quadrangles which were digitized at the U.S. Geological Survey, ...


27. Oregon Coastal Range Fire Regime Study [HJA-DF006]
The purpose of this study was to characterize the fire regime of the central Oregon Coast Range at multiple spatial scales and to compare the fire regime of the more recent (ca. 500 years) history ...


28. Small mammal sampling protocol for long-term ecological monitoring program. [usgsbrdasc00000005]
The small mammal investigations begun in the Rock Creek watershed of Denali National Park and Preserve in 1992 focused primarily on three species: the northern red-backed vole (Clethrionomys ...


29. US Pacific Islands, Coral Reef Monitoring, Fish Surveys, Belt Transects (BLT) [CRED_FISH_BLT]
Coral Reef Ecosytem Division (CRED) Fish Stock Data from Rapid Ecological Assessments (REAs)


30. US Pacific Islands, Coral Reef Monitoring, Fish Surveys, Stationary Point Counts (SPC) [CRED_FISH_SPC]
Coral Reef Ecosytem Division (CRED) Fish Stock Data from Rapid Ecological Assessments (REAs)


31. US Pacific Islands, Coral Reef Monitoring, Fish Surveys, Stationary Point Counts (nSPC) [CRED_FISH_nSPC]
Coral Reef Ecosytem Division (CRED) Fish Stock Data from Rapid Ecological Assessments (REAs)


32. Vegetative Transect Lines 1997 [usgs_nwrc_vegtransect]
This data set consists of the vegetative transect lines used in the 1997 Vegetative Type Marsh Map. The data deplicts the length of the marsh type by parish and stewardship. The original data set ...


33. American Wildcelery (Vallisneria americana) Ecological Considerations for Restoration [usgsbrdnpwrcb00000016]
The success of vegetation management programs for waterfowl is dependent on knowing the physical and physiological requirements of the target species. Lakes and riverine impoundments that contain ...


34. An Assessment of Exotic Plant Species of Rocky Mountain National Park [usgsbrdnpwrcd0000001]
The invasion of exotic plants is becoming a problem in many ecosystems including some areas in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) (Rocky Mountain National Park Resource Management Reports #1 and ...


35. An account of the establishment of Macquarie Island Station in 1948-1949 by Peter Wylie King [Macquarie_Island_Notes_1948_1949]
This file contains 22 pages of scanned typewritten text, and 1 page of a sketched map. The document describes the establishment of Macquarie Island station in 1948, but the first ANARE (Australian ...


36. Changes in Breeding Bird Populations in North Dakota: 1967 to 1992-93. [usgsbrdnpwrcd00000012]
Breeding bird populations in North Dakota were compared using surveys conducted in 1967 and 1992-93. In decreasing order, the five most frequently occurring species were Horned Lark (Eremophia alpestris), ...


37. GulfCet II-Biological Oceanography in the Northern Gulf of Mexico [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_3biologic]   PARENT DIF
The biological oceanography data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations, ...


38. GulfCet II-Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_1paren]   CHILD DIFs
The Gulf of Mexico is a semi-enclosed, intercontinental sea with a total area of about 1.5 square kilometers. As a large marine ecosystem, it has a unique bathymetry, hydrography and productivity. ...


39. GulfCet II: Visual Surveys of Cetaceans and Sea Turtles from Aircraft [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_4visair]   PARENT DIF
The visual survey of cetaceans and sea turtles from aircraft data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, ...


40. Human Disturbances of Waterfowl: An Annotated Bibliography. [usgsbrdnpwrcd0000003]
The expansion of outdoor recreational activities has increased greatly the interaction between the public and waterfowl and waterfowl habitat. The effects of these interactions on waterfowl habitats ...


41. KDFWR Species richness for fish and lampreys by 14-digit watershed. [KDFWR_speciesinfo_ceoshuc14p]
Species richness for fish and lampreys by 14-digit watershed. Locate important areas for State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program.


42. KY - Other KDFWR - Priority Conservation Area for terrestrial and aquatic species (ILPK_CA) [KDFWR_otherKDFWR_ILPK_CA]
Priority Conservation Area for terrestrial and aquatic species. Appendix 4.32 in Kentucky's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy. Identifies the Priority Conservation Areas in the Interior ...


43. Kentucky's Wildlife Action Plan - Volume IV [KY_DFG_volumeIV]
Volume IV addresses part of the requirements of Element 2 by identifying the location of key habitat areas for each taxonomic group and all SGCN combined. The location and condition of key habitat ...


44. Land Area Change in Coastal Louisiana from 1932 to 2010 [USGS_NWRC_LA_LandChange_1932-2010]
The analyses of landscape change presented in this dataset use historical surveys, aerial data, and satellite data to track landscape changes in coastal Louisiana. Persistent loss and gain data are ...


45. Prairie Map [FRESC_SNFS_PrairieMap]
Prairie Map is a GIS Database for Prairie Grassland Habitats and associated Native Wildlife in the North American Mid-West. The purpose of the PRAIRIEMAP project, conducted by the Snake River Field ...


46. Salinity Maps for Florida Bay [USGS_SOFIA_halleysalt06]
The maps show the surface salinity for Florida Bay at 5ppt salinity intervals approximately every other month beginning in November 1994 through December 2001 and the bottom salinity for 1994-1996. ...


47. Sedimentation, Sea-Level Rise, and Circulation in Florida Bay [USGS_SOFIA_RHsedsal]
The goal of this project was to document decade- to century- scale processes associated with sediment transport in Florida Bay. The results will quantify the influence of bottom topography on water ...


48. Toxicity of Fresh Versus Equilibrated Pore Water [usgsbrdpwrc0012]
Pore water is considered a primary route of contaminant exposure to benthic organisms. Used with solid-phase sediment evaluations, toxicity of pore water provides additional insight into the bioavailability ...


49. Wetlands losses in the United States 1780's to 1980's. [USGS_NPWRC_WetlandLoss_1780s-1980s]
Wetlands are disappearing at a rapid rate. Although measures are actively being sought to stem wetland losses and restore wetland acreage, the rate of wetland conversion over the years has been dramatic. ...


50. 2012 National Anthropogenic Barrier Dataset (NABD) [NFHP_NAPD-2012]
ABSTRACT: The main objective of this project was to develop a dataset of large, anthropogenic barriers that are spatially linked to the National Hydrography Dataset Plus Version 1 (NHDPlusV1) for ...


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