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1. Measurement of moss growth rates in Antarctica [ASAC_1104]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1104 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Mosses are dominant plants in the vegetation of continental ...


2. Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) - Fiji [USGS_GFOI_Fiji]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


3. LBA-ECO LC-19 Soil and Vegetation Data for Cerrado and Forested Sites, Brazil: 2002 [LC19_FIELD_2002]
This data set provides measurements for soil physical and chemical properties, rooting depth and weight, leaf area index (LAI), plant area index (PAI), biomass, fraction of photosynthetically active ...


4. LBA-ECO LC-22 Field Validation of MODIS Deforestation Detection, Brazil, 2003-2004 [LC22_MODIS_FIELD_VAL_2004]
This data set contains field observations, corresponding GPS points, and point and polygons of deforested areas in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, for the period August 2003 to July 2004. The field ...


5. LBA-ECO LC-22 Field Validation of MODIS Deforestation Detection, Brazil, 2005 [LC22_MODIS_FIELD_VAL_2005]
This data set contains field observations, corresponding GPS points, and point and polygons of deforested areas in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, for the period March 17-24, 2005. Fieldwork was ...


6. 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 ...


7. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Coral Reef Monitoring, Fish Surveys, Belt Transects (BLT) [PMNM_FISH_BLT]
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) Fish Stock Data from Rapid Ecological Assessments (REAs)


8. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Coral Reef Monitoring, Fish Surveys, Belt Transects (vBLT) [PMNM_FISH_vBLT]
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) Fish Stock Data from Rapid Ecological Assessments (REAs)


9. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Coral Reef Monitoring, Fish Surveys, Stationary Point Counts (nSPC) [PMNM_FISH_nSPC]
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) Fish Stock Data from Rapid Ecological Assessments (REAs)


10. PacIOOS Marine Species Spatial Distributions [species_dist]
These datasets represent various marine species whose locations have been identified either via automated satellite tracking of tagged organisms or through direct human observation: surveys (shipborne ...


11. Pacific Island Network Marine Fish Monitoring Dataset - Surveys [PACN_FISH_SURVEYS]
PACN_FISH_SURVEYS


12. Pacific Island Network Marine Fish Monitoring Dataset - Transects [PACN_FISH_TRANSECT]
The benthic marine community in the Pacific Island Network (PACN) is a complex ecologic system and a diverse taxonomic environment, including algae and corals and other invertebrates. Reef-building ...


13. 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)


14. 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)


15. 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)


16. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Belize [USGS_GFOI_Belize]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


17. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Bolivia [USGS_GFOI_Bolivia]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


18. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Honduras [USGS_GFOI_Honduras]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


19. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Sumatra [USGS_GFOI_Sumatra]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


20. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Tanzania [USGS_GFOI_Tanzania]
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to: foster the sustained availability of observations for national ...


21. USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Tasmania Island [USGS_GFOI_Tasmania_Island]
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 ...


22. Vulnerability of shallow Antarctic invertebrate-dominated ecosystems [ASAC_2201_vulnerability]
Human impacts threaten not only species, but also entire ecosystems. Ecosystems under stress can collapse or transition into different states, potentially reducing biodiversity at a variety of scales. ...


23. Biology of the Mertz Glacier Polynya - Zooplankton and CTD Data [ASAC_1101]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1101 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Most of our knowledge of the Antarctic marine ecosystems ...


24. 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 ...


25. Assessment of the potential for microbial contamination of antarctic terrestrial habitats resulting from human activities (previously ASAC 870) [ASAC_1093]
This project was a continuation of ASAC project 870 (ASAC_870). The aim of the project is to assess the possible routes for the carriage of microorganisms by humans to Antarctic soil habitats. Such ...


26. Energy requirements and daily food consumption of crabeater seals in the Antarctic winter pack-ice [ASAC_1090]
Although the most abundant of all mammalian predators in the Antarctic marine ecosystem, crabeater seals are also one of the least understood. The most fundamental question of all - how many are ...


27. Relationship between soil and plant geography on Clark Peninsula [ASAC_1083]
New soil studies in the cold suggest that in the terrestrial ecosystems of the coastal regions of the antarctic continent soil formation and chemical weathering occur to a greater extent than previously ...


28. Studies of Beaks and Parasites of Antarctic Cephalopods [ASAC_11]
Metadata record for data expected ASAC Project 11 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The Australian Antarctic ...


29. The influence of water and nutrient availability on bryophyte communities in continental Antarctica [ASAC_1087]
Bryophyte Ecophysiology - response to water and nutrients. This project is also related to ASAC project 1313 (ASAC_1313) - Impact of global climate change on Antarctic flora: long-term monitoring ...


30. BOREAS HYD-03 Canopy Density Data [BOREAS_H03CANDD]
The BOREAS HYD-03 team collected several data sets related to the hydrology of forested areas. This data set contains measurements of canopy density (closure) from a variety of sites. Canopy density ...


31. BOREAS HYD-03 SSA/OLD Aspen DBH Data [BOREAS_H03DBHD]
The BOREAS HYD-03 team collected several data sets related to the hydrology of forested areas. This data set contains measurements of tree diameter at breast height (DBH) from a variety of sites. ...


32. BOREAS HYD-06 Ground Gravimetric Soil Moisture Data [BOREAS_H06GRSMD]
This data set contains percent soil moisture ground measurements. These data were collected on the ground along the various flight lines flown in the Southern and Northern Study Areas (SSA and NSA) ...


33. BOREAS HYD-06 Moss/Humus Moisture Data [BOREAS_H06GRMSD]
This data set contains water content measurements of the moss/humus layer, where it existed. These data were collected along various flight lines in the Southern and Northern Study Areas (SSA and ...


34. BOREAS HYD-08 1994 Gravimetric Moss Moisture Data [BOREAS_H08GM94]
The BOREAS HYD-08 team made measurements of surface hydrological processes that were collected at the NSA OBS Tower Flux site in 1994 and at Joey Lake, Manitoba, to support their research into point ...


35. BOREAS HYD-08 1996 Gravimetric Moss Moisture Data [BOREAS_H08GM96]
The BOREAS HYD-08 team made measurements of surface hydrological processes that were collected at the SSA-OBS Tower Flux site in 1996 to support its research into point hydrological processes and ...


36. BOREAS Prince Albert National Park Forest Cover Data in Vector Format [BOREAS_PANPFCOV]
This data set provides detailed canopy, understory, and ground cover, height, density, and condition information for PANP in the western portion of the BOREAS SSA in vector form.


37. BOREAS RSS-04 1994 Jack Pine Leaf Biochemistry and Modeled Spectra in the SSA [BOREAS_RSS4LIB]
The BOREAS RSS-04 team focused its efforts on deriving estimates of LAI and leaf chlorophyll and nitrogen concentrations from remotely sensed data for input into the Forest BGC model. This data set ...


38. BOREAS RSS-07 LAI, Gap Fraction, and FPAR Data [BOREAS_R07ELAID]
The BOREAS RSS-07 team collected various data sets to develop and validate an algorithm to allow the retrieval of the spatial distribution of LAI from remotely sensed images. Ground measurements of ...


39. BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC Model Simulations at Tower Flux Sites in 1994 [BOREAS_BIOMEBGC]
BIOME-BGC is a general ecosystem process model designed to simulate biogeochemical and hydrologic processes across multiple scales (Running and Hunt, 1993). In this investigation, BIOME-BGC was used ...


40. BOREAS RSS-08 BIOME-BGC SSA Simulations of Annual Water and Carbon Fluxes [BOREAS_BIOMEBG2]
The BOREAS RSS-08 team performed research to evaluate the effect of seasonal weather and landcover heterogeneity on boreal forest regional water and carbon fluxes using a process level ecosystem model, ...


41. Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking [AAS_3227_predicted_habitat]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Satellite telemetry data are a key source of animal distribution information for marine ecosystem management and conservation activities. We used two decades ...


42. Biodiversity of Microbial mats in Antarctica [ASAC_1049_Micromat]
From the Micromat home page: Research on microbial biodiversity in Antarctica is still in a starting phase though it is a very promising area of research. Antarctica is characterised by its geographical ...


43. Impacts of the feral house mouse (Mus musculus) on spiders on subantarctic Macquarie Island [ASAC_104_mice]
Macquarie Island is a Nature Reserve under the Tasmanian National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and also a World Heritage Area but it has been modified significantly as the result of the introduction ...


44. Introduced Collembola from Subantarctic islands [ASAC_1043]
From the abstract for the referenced paper. Alien invertebrates pose considerable threats to subantarctic island ecosystems and with warming climates, because the likelihood of immigrants establishing ...


45. Deforestation Mapping Group Tree Cover Classification for Path: 005 Row: 60 Entity ID: glcf-dmg-005060, Brazil and Colombia [glcf-dmg-005060]   PARENT DIF
To provide co-registered Landsat data sets and tree cover maps to researchers and other interested users and to provide data that will facilitate land cover change analysis. These ...


46. Deforestation Mapping Group Tree Cover Classification for Path: 006 Row: 55 Entity ID: glcf-dmg-006055, Colombia [glcf-dmg-006055]   PARENT DIF
To provide co-registered Landsat data sets and tree cover maps to researchers and other interested users and to provide data that will facilitate land cover change analysis. ...


47. Deforestation Mapping Group Tree Cover Classification for Path: 006 Row: 66 Entity ID: glcf-dmg-006066, Brazil and Peru [glcf-dmg-006066]   PARENT DIF
To provide co-registered Landsat data sets and tree cover maps to researchers and other interested users and to provide data that will facilitate land cover change analysis. ...


48. Deforestation Mapping Group Tree Cover Classification for Path: 006 Row: 68 Entity ID: glcf-dmg-006068, Peru [glcf-dmg-006068]   PARENT DIF
To provide co-registered Landsat data sets and tree cover maps to researchers and other interested users and to provide data that will facilitate land cover change analysis. ...


49. Deforestation Mapping Group Tree Cover Classification for Path: 007 Row: 55 Entity ID: glcf-dmg-007055, Colombia and Venezuela [glcf-dmg-007055]   PARENT DIF
To provide co-registered Landsat data sets and tree cover maps to researchers and other interested users and to provide data that will facilitate land cover change analysis. ...


50. Deforestation Mapping Group Tree Cover Classification for Path: 007 Row: 58 Entity ID: glcf-dmg-007058, Colombia [glcf-dmg-007058]   PARENT DIF
To provide co-registered Landsat data sets and tree cover maps to researchers and other interested users and to provide data that will facilitate land cover change analysis. ...


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