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1. LBA-ECO CD-17 Secondary Forest Survey, Para and Rondonia, Brazil: 2002-2003 [CD17_FOREST_SURVEY]
This data set provides measurements for diameter at breast height (DBH), tree height, distance from tree stems to the furthest canopy element, and a species survey of secondary forests in Para and ...


2. NPP Boreal Forest: Flakaliden, Sweden, 1986-1996, R1 [NPP_FLK]
This data set contains three files (.txt format) for an established 8.25 ha boreal forest dominated by Norway spruce, Picea abies, at Flakaliden (64.12 N 19.45 E) in northern Sweden. Two data files ...


3. NPP Boreal Forest: Jadraas, Sweden, 1973-1990, R1 [NPP_JDR]
This data set contains three files (.txt format). Two of the files contain stand characteristics, above- and below-ground biomass, and above- and below-ground production allocation data for Scots ...


4. NPP Grassland: Dickinson, U.S.A., 1970 [DCK_NPP]
The NPP Database contains documented field measurements of NPP for global terrestrial sites compiled from published literature and other extant data sources. The NPP Database contains biomass dynamics, ...


5. NPP Grassland: Jornada, U.S.A., 1970-1972, R1 [JRN_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII files (.txt format). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass and productivity data for a desert grassland in the Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico, ...


6. NPP Grassland: Osage, U.S.A., 1970-1972, R1 [OSG_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII files (.txt format). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass and productivity data for the Osage tallgrass prairie study site (36.95 N 96.55 W Elevation ...


7. NPP Grassland: Pampa De Leman, Argentina, 1980-1982, R1 [PMP_NPP]
This data set contains two ASCII files (.txt format). One file contains monthly productivity data measured on an arid dwarf-shrub steppe in northern Patagonia, Argentina from August 1980 to March ...


8. NPP Multi-Biome: Global Osnabruck Data, 1937-1981, R1 [ODS_NPP]
This data set contains three files. The first file provides net primary productivity (NPP) estimates, vegetation characteristics, and summary climate data for 720 globally-distributed terrestrial ...


9. NPP Tropical Forest: Kade, Ghana, 1957-1972, R1 [KDE_NPP]
This data set contains one NPP data file and two climate data files (ASCII .txt format). The NPP file contains above- and below- ground biomass, litterfall, standing litter crop, and nutrient content ...


10. BOREAS TE-06 NPP for the Tower Flux, Carbon Evaluation, and Auxiliary Sites [BOREAS_TE6NPP]
The BOREAS TE-06 team collected several data sets to examine the influence of vegetation, climate, and their interactions on the major carbon fluxes for boreal forest species. This data set contains ...


11. Microbially Mediated Alteration of Volcanic Glass using McMurdo Extreme Environments as Natural Laboratories [NSF-ANT07-39712]
This project studies the microbial processes that alter volcanic glass, which is critical to understanding the earliest life on earth. To understand the environmental controls on these processes, ...


12. NPP Grassland: Badkhyz, Turkmenistan, 1948-1982 [NPP_BDK]
Productivity of an ephemeral desert grassland was determined at the Badkhyz Nature Reserve Station in southern Turkmenistan, between 1948 and 1982. Monthly dynamics of above-ground plant biomass were ...


13. NPP Grassland: Beacon Hill, U.K., 1972-1993, R1 [BCN_NPP]
This data set contains two ASCII text files, one providing productivity measurements for a chalk grassland on Beacon Hill, West Sussex, U.K. (50.92 N 0.85 W) and the other containing climate data ...


14. NPP Grassland: Bridger, U.S.A., 1970-1973, R1 [BRD_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII text files for the Bridger grassland study site in the Rocky Mountains (45.78 N 110.78 W Elevation 2,340 m). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass data, ...


15. NPP Grassland: Media Luna, Argentina, 1981-1983, R1 [MDL_NPP]
This data set contains two ASCII files (.txt format). One file provides monthly above-ground live biomass, dead matter, and litter data and daily above-ground net primary productivity (ANPP) data ...


16. NPP Grassland: Towoomba, South Africa, 1949-1990 [TWM_NPP]
The NPP Database contains documented field measurements of NPP for global terrestrial sites compiled from published literature and other extant data sources. The NPP Database contains biomass dynamics, ...


17. NPP Tropical Forest: Khao Chong, Thailand, 1962-1965, R1 [KHC_NPP]
This data set contains one net primary productivity (NPP) data file and three climate data files (.txt format) for a fully closed tropical rainforest in the Khao Chong Reserve (7.58 N 99.8 E) in southern ...


18. Quantifying the effects of long term environmental change on World Heritage Macquarie Island - Palaeoecological data from a lake sediment core on Macquarie Island. [AAS_3117]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3117 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Climate change and feral animals are having profound effects on Macquarie Island, ...


19. Roles for Dehydration and Photoperiodism in Preparing an Antarctic Insect for the Polar Night [NSF-ANT08-37559]
Polar terrestrial environments are often described as deserts, where water availability is a critical factor limiting the distribution of terrestrial organisms. In such environments, tolerance of ...


20. AVHRR GDS Level 1B - NOAA [acronym.AVHGAC1B.fileid.EO.EUM.DAT.NOAA.NOAAAVHRR]
The Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) operates at 5 different channels simultaneously in the visible and infrared bands, with wavelengths specified in the instrument channels description. ...


21. AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_ECV2014]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time ...


22. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series ...


23. AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_WC2013]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's WorldClim data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average for BIO1 temperature as well as time series ...


24. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Land Cover Type, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_LCT2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Land Cover Type 2 data set is constructed for the continent of Africa using observations ...


25. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Leaf Area Index - FPAR, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_LAIFPAR2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Leaf Area Index (LAI) and Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (FPAR) data ...


26. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Primary Productivity, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_PP2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Primary Productivity data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time ...


27. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Vegetation Indices, April 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_VEGIN201404]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Vegetation Indices data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series ...


28. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Colombia [USGS_GFOI_Colombia]
The Forest Carbon Tracking Task (GEO FCT) has been established to support countries wanting to establish national forest-change, carbon estimation and reporting systems. It will facilitate access ...


29. Nella Dan: ADBEX III Cruise - Krill and zooplankton data [ADBEX_III_krill]
This dataset contains results from the Antarctic Division BIOMASS Experiment III (ADBEX III) cruise of the Nella Dan. It is the fifth cruise in a series of six, conducting a long term field survey ...


30. An assessment of variability in the influx of cosmic dust during the Holocene and the potential effect on iron concentrations in the Southern Ocean. [AAS_3132]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3132. Public This research will determine variability in the influx and mineralogy of cosmic dust to the Southern Ocean during the Holocene from ...


31. Collaborative Research: The Biogeochemical Evolution of Dissolved Organic Matter in a Fluvial System on the Cotton Glacier, Antarctica [NSF-ANT08-38970]
Dissolved organic matter (DOM) comprises a significant pool of Earth's organic carbon that dwarfs the amount present in living aquatic organisms. The properties and reactivity of DOM are not well ...


32. Embolism repair in two species of cushion plants on Macquarie Island [AAS_4192_images]
This data set deals with embolism repair in two species of cushion plants (Colobanthus muscoides and Azorella macquariensis) which grow on Macquarie island and rely on protoxylem for water transport. ...


33. Macquarie Island Vegetation: Plant species coverage in field plots, determined from photo interpretation [Macquarie_Island_Vegetation_photo_interpretation]   PARENT DIF
This dataset is a spreadsheet containing plant species coverage for the canopies of vegetation plots on Macquarie Island in the summers of 2008/09 and 2009/10. It was collected as part of AAS 3095, ...


34. Measurements and brooding details of Abatus collected at Casey 01/02 and 02/03 [ABATUS_SIZE_YOUNG]   PARENT DIF
This data set describes details of test measurements and numbers of brooded juveniles for Abatus nimrodi and Abatus ingens heart urchins collected from uncontaminated sites in O'Brien Bay and along ...


35. NPP Grassland: Calabozo, Venezuela, 1969-1987, R1 [CLB_NPP]
This data set contains four ASCII text files for a 260-hectare humid Trachypogon savanna at the Estacion Biologica de Los Llanos, Calabozo, Venezuela (8.93 N 67.42 W Elevation 98 m). Two data files ...


36. NPP Grassland: Hays, U.S.A., 1970, R1 [HYS_NPP]
This data set contains three ASCII files (.txt format). Two files contain above- and below-ground biomass and productivity data for a mixed prairie grassland, one file for an ungrazed treatment and ...


37. NPP Tropical Forest: La Selva, Costa Rica, 1975-1994, R1 [SLV_NPP]
There are two data files with this data set in (.txt) format. The files contain net primary productivity (NPP) data and climate data for a mature tropical lowland rainforest at the La Selva Biological ...


38. Population status of Southern Giant Petrels at Hawker and Frazier Islands [AAS_3154]
Metadata record for data from AAS project 3154 (ASAC_3154). Public Summary This project aims to install automated cameras at the Southern Giant Petrel (SGP) breeding site(s) on the Frazier Islands ...


39. Reconstructing the foraging ecology and molecular evolution of sub-Antarctic penguins: A pilot study [AAS_3203]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3203 See the link below for public details on this project. Public Summary High-order predators rely on the productivity of the Southern Ocean marine ...


40. Spatial analysis of changing terrestrial ecosystems in the Windmill Islands and the sub-Antarctic [AAS_3130]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3130. Public High latitude terrestrial ecosystems are experiencing rapid change, which is most likely caused by climate change, human impacts, and ...


41. Vulnerability of Antarctic marine benthos to increased temperatures and ocean acidification associated with climate change [AAS_3134]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3134. Data from this project will be available via the child records. Public Ocean acidification and warming are global phenomena that will impact ...


42. NPP Tropical Forest: Pasoh, Malaysia, 1971-1973, R1 [PSH_NPP]
This data set contains four ASCII data files (.txt format), one providing net primary production (NPP) component data and three providing climate data. The NPP studies were conducted in a lowland ...


43. Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_NRPCHI13]
The Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2013 Release, are produced in support of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation as selection criteria for funding eligibility. These ...


44. BLM/OCS Southern California Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Baseline Studies [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G02881]
Data in this file were produced by Science Applications, Inc., prime contractor on the Bureau of Land Management/Outer Continental Shelf - Southern California Studies (BLM/OCS). Data consist of six ...


45. EBSSED database-Surficial sediments of the eastern Bering Sea continental shelf [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G02124]
In order to facilitate descriptions of groundfish habitat over a large portion of the EBS shelf, the NMFS/AFSC has assembled a single comprehensive database of the point sample data (EBSSED; n=2,587) ...


46. Northern Gulf Littoral Initiative (NGLI), Geology and Physical Properties of Marine Sediments in the N.E. Gulf of Mexico: Data Report [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G02123]
The Northern Gulf Littoral Initiative (NGLI), Geology and Physical Properties of Marine Sediments in the N.E. gulf of Mexico: Data Report, was produced by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) ...


47. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses [AAS_2780]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2780. Public Summary The distribution of plants in Antarctica is chiefly limited by the availability of water and sufficiently high temperatures. ...


48. Climate change and carbon gain in Antarctic mosses - Drying Responses [AAS_2780_dryingresponse]   PARENT DIF
We compared the drying responses of clumps of moss from Casey Station, Antarctica, evaluating the changes in mass, water content, photosynthesis (measured by chlorophyll fluorescence), cellular solute ...


49. Molecular ecology of key Southern Ocean predators [AAS_2926]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 2926. Public Summary DNA based approaches will be used to study key features of the ecology of whales, penguins and krill. Standard methods cannot ...


50. Monitoring climate change induced desertification of Antarctica using stable isotopic signatures [AAS_3129]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3219. Public Summary We will use mosses to investigate the changing climate in Antarctica and the implications this has for terrestrial biodiversity. ...


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