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1. Africa Surface Hydrography, 1984 [NBId0218_101]
The First-Third Order Stream Network member of the African Surface Hydrography data set is part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project that covers the entire world but focuses here on Africa. The maps ...


2. Africa Water Balance high/lowland crops, 1987 [NBId0203_101]
The Africa Water Balance data set which is prepared by watershed and by country, belongs to the group of "Irrigation and Water Resources Potential" study. It covers 55 countries and 25 ...


3. Africa Wilson & Henderson-Sellers Secondary Vegetation Classes and Class Reliability, 1985 [NBId0248_101]
The Wilson and Henderson-Sellers Secondary Vegetation Classes and Class Reliability data sets are part of the "Wilson Henderson-Sellers land cover and soils for global circulation modeling project ...


4. Africa Zobler Soils (Texture Classes, Slope, Phases), 1987 [NBId0223_101]
The Zobler soil datasets were developed by the World Data Center-A (WDC-A) for Solid Earth Geophysics, operated by the U.S. National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC). The data set is part of the World ...


5. 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 ...


6. Desertification Atlas (Africa) Maps 1-17 [NBId0270_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


7. Desertification Atlas (Global) Maps 1-20 [NBId0288_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


8. 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 ...


9. Kenya Administrative Units, Drainage, Agro-Climatic Zones, Rainfall, Infrastructure [NBId0083_101]
Description: These datasets (Administrative Units, Drainage, Agro-Climatic Zones, Rainfall, Infrastructure) were scanned by the Canadian Land data Systems Division, Land Directorate, Dept of Environment, ...


10. Lake Chad Datasets, Africa [NBId0079_101]
The Lake Chad Dataset which is a detailed case study of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Family was developed by UNEP/GRID, on behalf of the UNEP/Fresh Water Unit for the Lake Chad Commission on Sustainable Development. ...


11. Organic Carbon Transformation and Mercury Methylation in Tundra Soils from Barrow Alaska [Organic_Carbon_Transformation_Mercury_Methylation_Tundra_Soils_Barrow_AK]
This dataset includes information on soil labile organic carbon transformation and mercury methylation for tundra soils from Barrow, Alaska. The soil cores were collected from high-centered polygon ...


12. Rwanda Society-Environment Project [NBId0262_101]
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY RWANDA SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT PROJECT The objective of the project is to address natural resources management (NRM) issues in Rwanda through a collaborative program of training, ...


13. Series of Environmental Data sets: Air, Water & Terrial [EPAd0001_211]
A group of data sets for Kuwait are generated from 6 fixed air monitoring stations and 2 mobile stations. Another stations to Monitor drinking water and sea water.


14. Southern, Northeastern and Eastern Africa Integrated Terrain Units, 1984 [NBId0250_101]
The Southern, Northeastern and Eastern Africa members make up the Africa Integrated Terrain Units data set of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project that covers the entire world. The maps were prepared ...


15. geologic data ANT-1142749 [Gulbranson_PLR1142749]
Data set contains: 1) rock descriptions 2) stratigraphic relationships 3) fossil: plant, arthropod, vertebrate, and micro fossil descriptions 4) elemental concentration data of lacustrine chert, paleosols, ...


16. TMI/TRMM surface soil moisture (LPRM) L2 V001 (LPRM_TMI_SOILM2) at GES DISC [LPRM_TMI_SOILM2_001]
This Level 2 (swath) data set's land surface parameters, surface soil moisture, land surface (skin) temperature, and vegetation water content, are derived from passive microwave remote sensing data ...


17. TMI/TRMM surface soil moisture (LPRM) L3 1 day 25 km x 25 km daytime V001 (LPRM_TMI_DY_SOILM3) at GES DISC [LPRM_TMI_DY_SOILM3_001]
This Level 3 (gridded) data set's land surface parameters, surface soil moisture, land surface (skin) temperature, and vegetation water content, are derived from passive microwave remote sensing data ...


18. TMI/TRMM surface soil moisture (LPRM) L3 1 day 25 km x 25 km nighttime V001 (LPRM_TMI_NT_SOILM3) at GES DISC [LPRM_TMI_NT_SOILM3_001]
This Level 3 (gridded) data set's land surface parameters, surface soil moisture, land surface (skin) temperature, and vegetation water content, are derived from passive microwave remote sensing data ...


19. CMS: Aboveground Biomass from Penobscot Experimental Forest, Maine, 2012 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1318_1]
This data set includes estimates of aboveground biomass (AGB) in 2012 from the Penobscot Experimental Forest (PEF) in Bradley, Maine. The AGB was modeled using LiDAR data gathered with the LiDAR Hyperspectral ...


20. CMS: Modeled Net Ecosystem Exchange at 3-hourly Time Steps, 2004-2010 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1315_1]
This data set provides global, gridded, model-derived net ecosystem exchange (NEE) of CO2 flux between the land and atmosphere at 3-hourly time steps over seven years (2004-2010) at three different ...


21. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) November 2007 Digital Elevation Model for use with EDENapps [USGS_SOFIA_eden_dem_cm_nov07_nc]
This is the 1st release of the third version of an Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) digital elevation model (DEM) generated from certified airborne height finder ...


22. Intensive Site 1 Plot Pictures, Barrow, July, 2012 [Intensive_Site_1_Plot_Pictures_Barrow_July_2012]
The NGEE Arctic Intensive Site 1 in Barrow, Alaska includes four (4) areas that represent the micro-topographic features of the Barrow Environmental Observatory (BEO). These areas are designated Area ...


23. Linking a conceptual karst hydrogeologic model of the Biscayne aquifer to ground-water flow simulations from Everglades National Park to Biscayne National Park - Phase 1 [USGS_SOFIA_karst_model]
This project in being undertaken to develop a high-resolution 3-dimensional karst hydrogeologic framework of the Biscayne aquifer between Everglades National Park (ENP) and Biscayne National Park ...


24. Plant community composition and vegetation height, Barrow, Alaska, Ver. 1 [Plant_community_composition_vegetation_height_Barrow_Alaska_Ver1]
This dataset contains i) the results of field surveys of plant community composition and vegetation height made between 17th and 29th July 2012 in 48, 1 x 1 m plots located in areas A-D of Intensive ...


25. Tse-Tse Distribution and East Coast Fever Database, Africa - Tick Suitability, Distribution and Collection Sites [NBId0013_101]
The Tse-tse Distribution Dataset shows Tsetse types distribution in Africa for the years 1973 and 1981. The Africa Tse-Tse distribution dataset was compiled by the Nairobi based International Labatories ...


26. WCMC Closed Moist Tropical Forest of Central African Republic (Classification of Forest Types) [NBId0058_101]
New-ID: 58 This data set presents a classification of African closed moist tropical forest for Central African Republic. The Africa Closed Moist Tropical Forest Dataset documentation File: CARVEG.E00 ...


27. WCMC Closed Moist Tropical Forest, Burundi (Classification of Forest Types) [NBId0056_101]
New-ID: NBI56 This data set presents a classification of African closed moist tropical forest for Burundi. The Africa Closed Moist Tropical Forest Database, Burundi File: BURVEG.E00 ...


28. WCMC Closed Moist Tropical Forest, Cameroon (Classification of Forest Types) [NBId0057_101]
New-ID: 57 This data set presents a classification of African closed moist tropical forest for Cameroon. The Cameroon Closed Moist Tropical Forest Dataset documentation Files: CAM_VEG.E00 ...


29. Abundance, Life-cycle and Potential Productivity of 'Euphausia superba' and its Relationship With Other Zooplankton in Prydz Bay, Antarctica [ASAC_229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 229 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: In January 1985 a net sampling survey ...


30. Annual wildland fire emissions (WFEIS v0.5) for Conterminous US and Alaska, 2001-2013 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1306_1]
This data set contains annual modeled estimates of wildland fire emissions at 0.01 degree (~1-km) spatial resolution from the Wildland Fire Emissions Information System (WFEIS v0.5) for the conterminous ...


31. BigFoot Leaf Area Index Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2003 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/747_1]
The BigFoot project gathered leaf area index (LAI) data for nine EOS Land Validation Sites located from Alaska to Brazil from 2000 to 2003. Each site is representative of one or two distinct biomes, ...


32. CARVE: Alaskan Fire Emissions Database (AKFED), 2001-2013 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1282_1]
This data set provides estimates of annual carbon emissions (kg carbon per square meter) from boreal fires at 450-m resolution for the state of Alaska between 2001 and 2013. To produce these data, ...


33. CMS: Forest Carbon Stocks, Emissions, and Net Flux for the Conterminous US: 2005-2010 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1313_1]
This data set provides maps of estimated carbon in forests of the 48 continental states of the US for the years 2005-2010. Carbon (termed committed carbon) stocks were estimated for forest aboveground ...


34. Canopy Height and Biomass from LiDAR Surveys at La Selva, Costa Rica, 1998 and 2005 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1312_1]
This data set contains land-use, canopy height, and aboveground carbon estimates derived from LiDAR data collected at La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica in March 1998 and March 2005. The data ...


35. Decomposition of introduced and natural materials in the Vestfold Hills, and introduced and indigenous Microorganisms [ASAC_251]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 251 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The fungal floras of plant communities and mineral ...


36. Ecology of Southern Elephant Seals [ASAC_257]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 257 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: Anatomical and physiological studies of ...


37. 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 ...


38. Hydroacoustic data collected onboard the Aurora Australis during voyage 3 of the 2005-2006 season (BROKE-West) [BROKE-West_hydroacoustic_dataset]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset contains data files, processing templates and documentation relating to the BROKE-West multifrequency echosounder (acoustic) survey carried out from the RSV Aurora Australis in the austral ...


39. 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 ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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 ...


44. 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, ...


45. 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 ...


46. 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. ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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