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1. Rates of depletion of lubricant and fuel contaminants from Antarctic regions during natural attenuation and remediation procedures [ASAC_2915]   CHILD DIFs   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2915 See the link below for public details on this project. Petroleum contamination poses a major threat to Antarctic and subantarctic ecosystems ...


2. Development and application of technologies for the removal of heavy-metal contaminants from run-off associated with abandoned waste disposal sites - Permeable Reactive Barrier Data [ASAC_1300_PRB]
The contamination of soils by heavy metals is a problem that faces communities the world over. Contamination is of particular concern when it is mobilised into ground and surface waters, where it ...


3. Batch ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_BATCHIX]
A series of ion-exchange batch equilibrium experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


4. Column breakthrough ion-exchange experiments for Amberlite IRC748 (WTP for Thala Valley clean-up) [AAS1300_PW_COLUMNSIX]
A series of ion-exchange column breakthrough experiments were undertaken with laboratory solutions spiked with heavy metals to investigate the removal of these metals by Amberlite IRC748 at variable ...


5. Field trial of WTP ion-exchange columns using Amberlite IRC748 during the Thala Valley clean-up [AAS1300_PW_FIELDTRIALIX]
Ion-exchange columns were used in the WTP (water treatment plant) for water treatment during the clean-up of the Thala Valley tip - data collected during the operation were used as a field trial to ...


6. Impact of 20th Century Water-Management and Land-Use Practices on the Coastal Hydrology of Southeast Florida [USGS_SOFIA_impacts_20thcent]
The data are available as Arc/Info coverages from USGS Circular 1275. The Landuse coverages are in Florida State Plane Cordinate System, east zone, units feet, zone 3601, datum NAD27. All other coverages ...


7. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_DAMS]
The Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (Revision 01) contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The dams were geospatially ...


8. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Reservoirs, Revision 01 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_RESERVOIRS]
The Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) Database, Version 1.1 contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The reservoirs were ...


9. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts that are compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for ...


10. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 Environmental ...


11. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000]
The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the ...


12. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001]
The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering 122 countries that measures the overall progress ...


13. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


14. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005]
The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national ...


15. Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) [USGS_SOFIA_EDEN_proj]
The Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN) is an integrated network of real-time water-level monitoring, ground elevation modeling, and water-surface modeling that provides scientists and managers ...


16. Geophysical Monitoring of the Southwest Florida Coast [USGS_SOFIA_geophys_mon_fy04]
Water management decisions that impact Everglades restoration efforts require high quality data and reliable hydrologic models. Traditionally these data for hydrologic models have been ...


17. Water Footprint [geodata_2161]
The water footprint is an indicator of water use that includes both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. The water footprint of an individual, community or business is defined ...


18. EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal [WRI_EarthTrends]
EarthTrends is an online collection of information regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. Committed to the principle that accurate information ...


19. United States Flood Risk Zones (GIS Coverage) [FEMA_Flood]
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency Digital Q3 Flood Data displayed here is developed by scanning the existing Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) hard copy and capturing ...


20. Global Demographic Data [EOSWEBSTER_Global_Demography]
The Global Demographic Data collection holds global gridded data products describing demographic information and water demand in relation to population data. Currently, water demand data are being ...


21. Treated Waste Water Reused [geodata_1021]
Reused treated wastewater corresponds to an annual quantity of treated wastewater that is reused. The treated wastewater is wastewater discharged from treatment plant (effluent).


22. Water Use - Total Water Withdrawal [geodata_1100]
Annual gross quantity of water produced and used for agricultural, industrial and domestic purposes. It does not include other in situ-uses :energy, mining, recreation, navigation, fisheries and the ...


23. GIS Coverage for the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Retrospective Database for Nutrients in Surface Water: Monitoring Locations [NAWQAHIS]
The retrospective database is a compilation of historical water-quality and ancillary data collected before NAWQA Study Units initiated sampling in 1993. This coverage contains the point locations ...


24. GIS Coverage of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Trace Elements Sampling Sites for the EPA Clean Air Mapping and Analysis Program (C-MAP) [NAWQA_TE]
This is a point coverage of the sampling sites for the U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Study-Unit investigations of Trace Elements for the conterminous United ...


25. GIS Coverage of the National Water-Quality Assessment Study-Unit Investigations in the conterminous United States (NAWQA) [NAWQA]
This is a coverage of the boundaries and codes used for the U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program Study-Unit investigations for the conterminous United States, excluding ...


26. DISCOVERY-OEM: Ocean Ecosystems and Management [GB-NERC-BAS-PDC-00513]
Maintaining long-term food security in a changing environment is one of the greatest challenges to the sustainable exploitation of the Earth System, including its oceans. The well publicised collapses ...


27. Water Use - Domestic Water Withdrawal [geodata_0267]
Annual quantity of water use for domestic purposes. It is usually computed as the total amount of water supplied by public distribution networks, and usually includes the withdrawal by those industries ...


28. Water Use - Industrial Water Withdrawal [geodata_0268]
Annual quantity of water use by self-supplied industries not connected to any distribution network.


29. 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, ...


30. U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Health Program [epa_usmexicoborderhealth]
Rapid industrialization and population growth in the U.S.-Mexico border region, stimulated in part by NAFTA, is requiring a greater need to understand environmental health trends. Like many public ...


31. Chesapeake Bay Program [epa_cbprogram]   CHILD DIFs
EPAs Chesapeake Bay Program Office coordinates the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) with the other offices located in EPA's regional office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The CBP is a unique ...


32. Great Lakes National Program [epa_glnp]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency maintains the Great Lakes Program which has among other components Human Health, Contaminated Sediments, ecosystem studies, monitoring, lakes, pollution prevention, ...


33. Gulf of Mexico Program [epa_gulfofmexico]
The Gulf of Mexico Program features Gulf Estuary Programs: in Florida, the Tampa Bay National Estuary Program, Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program, Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, Apalachicola ...


34. Lake Champlain Basin Program [epa_lakechamplain]
The Lake Champlain Basin Program works in partnership with government agencies from New York, Vermont, and Quebec, private organizations, local communities, and individuals to coordinate and fund ...


35. Long Island Sound Study [epa_longislandsound]
The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a cooperative effort involving researchers, regulators, user groups and other concerned organizations and individuals. These people are working together to protect ...


36. National Estuary Program [epa_nep]
The National Estuary Program protects and restores the health of estuaries while supporting economic and recreational activities. 28 local NEPs are demonstrating practical and innovative ...


37. AQUASTAT Database [Aquastat]
AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system of water and agriculture developed by the Land and Water Development Division of FAO. The AQUASTAT database provides information on water and agriculture ...


38. Mid-Atlantic Integrated Assessment [epa_maia]
The Mid-Atlantic Integrated Assessment (MAIA) is a research, monitoring, and assessment initiative. Its main goal is to develop high-quality scientific information on the condition of ...


39. North Carolina Water Supply Watersheds [NCGIA_watersupply]
The North Carolina Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Management, in cooperation with the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, developed ...


40. Worldwide Water Resources Data Compiled by the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security [PACIFIC_INSTITUTE_WATERDATA]
The Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security makes data available on worldwide freshwater resources. Tables, charts, and maps describe renewable freshwater supply by ...


41. African Water Stress Study for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_AFRICA]
Outputs from a Water Balance and Transport Model (WBM/WTM) were used to determine the spatial distribution of renewable water supply, expressed as the sum of local runoff and river corridor discharge. ...


42. Climate Change in Canada - Impacts and Adaptation [Canada_GSC_ClimateChangeCdn]
Climate change affects all aspects of the Canadian economy and Canadian society as a whole. The Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Program provides funding for research and activities ...


43. Pan-tropical Runoff for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_PANTROPIC]
Gridded fields of changes in runoff and river flow (discharge) due to historical and hypothetical deforestation from Douglas et al. (2005). Scenario 1 (Sc1, historical) compared distributed ...


44. Estimated Water Use in Puerto Rico, 2000 [USGS_OFR_2005_1201]
Water-use data were compiled for the 78 municipios of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for 2000. Five offstream categories were considered: public-supply water withdrawals, domestic self-supplied water ...


45. World Resources from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [WRI_WORLD_RESOURCES]
The latest World Resources reference is an authoritative assessment of the world's natural resources. The World Resources Institute (WRI), in collaboration with the United Nations Development ...


46. Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network Coordinating Office - NatureWatch Data, Canada [Canada_EMANCO_NatureWatchData]
NatureWatch is a suite of community based or "citizen science" monitoring programs that are administered through a partnership between the Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network Coordinating ...


47. Beijing-1 Multispectral Product [Beijing-1_Multispectral]
Beijing-1 Multispectral Imager is a high-resolution earth observation remote sensors, orbit altitude of 686 km, the resolution of the sensors is 32 meters with a 600 km swath. The data can be used ...


48. Beijing-1 Panchromatic Product [Beijing-1_Panchromatic]
Beijing-1 Panchromatic Imager is a high-resolution remote sensing device with a 4-meter panchromatic resolution and a width 24 km. The data can be used for land use, geological survey, survey of ...


49. Socotra Island (Yemen) Case Study [NBId0184_101]
The UNEP/GRID Socotra Case study was started in February 1987 and was developed by GRID, Nairobi on behalf of International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR). The objective of ...


50. Kenya Coastal Zone - Lakes, Rivers, Watersheds, Boreholes [NBId0110_101]
The Eastern African Coastal and Marine Environment Resource Database is a comprehensive 1:250,000-scale vector database of the Kenya Coastal Zone. It consists of geographic, attribute, and textual ...


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