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1. Acidic Surface Waters of the Conterminous United States GIS Data for the EPA Clean Air Mapping and Analysis Program (C-MAP) [A_Water_EPA]
This coverage contains information about estimates of current acid-base status of surface waters in National Surface Water Survey regions in the conterminous U.S., as reported in the National Acid ...


2. 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. ...


3. Atmospheric Deposition of Mercury in the Boston Area [USGS_NAWQA_HG_DEP]
Atmospheric deposition has been found to be the dominant source of mercury (Hg) in New England's aquatic environment (Krabbenhoft and others, 1999; Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management ...


4. California Rivers Assessment Interactive Database [CA_ICE_CARiversAssesstInterDB]
The California Rivers Assessment (CARA) is a computer-based data management system designed to give resource managers, policy-makers, landowners, scientists and interested citizens rapid ...


5. Centralized Database - CDBS 2.0, from the USDA National Water and Climate Center [USDA0192]
CDBS 2.0 contains snow, water, climate, and related hydrologic information for the U.S., Carribean, and South Pacific. Some datasets are regional (snow and water). It is a national dataset physically ...


6. Coastal Erosion and Wetland Change in Louisiana: Selected USGS Products [USGS-DDS-79]
Louisiana contains 25 percent of the vegetated wetlands and 40 percent of the tidal wetlands in the 48 conterminous States. These critical natural systems are being lost. Louisiana leads the Nation ...


7. Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map Database [FEMA_DFIRM]   PARENT METADATA
The Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database depicts flood risk information and supporting data used to develop the risk data. The primary risk classifications used are the 1-percent-annual-chance ...


8. ERF1 -- Enhanced River Reach File 1.2 [USGS_erf1]
ERF1 was designed to be a digital data base of river reaches capable of supporting regional and national water-quality and river-flow modeling and transport investigations in the water-resources community. ...


9. ERF1-2 -- Enhanced River Reach File 2.0 [USGS_erfi-2]
This report describes the process of enhancements to the stream reach network, ERF1, which is an enhanced version of EPA's RF1. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's reach file (RF1) is a database ...


10. 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 ...


11. Effects of Temperature on Invertebrates and Fish, A Selected Bibliography from University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Maryland Sea Grant [UMD_MDSG_FISH_INVERT_TEMPS]
Bibliographic information is available on aquatic invertebrates and fish, and includes information on cold as well as warm temperatures. The purpose is to provide information about studies concerning ...


12. FEMA Digital Q3 Flood Data [FEMA_Digital_Q3]   CHILD METADATA
Digital Q3 Flood Data are developed by scanning the existing FIRM hardcopy, vectorizing a thematic overlay of flood risks. Vector Q3 Flood Data files contain only certain features from ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. The National Assessment of Shoreline Change: A GIS Compilation of Vector Shorelines and Associated Shoreline Change Data for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico [USGS_OFR_2004_1089]
The Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Survey has generated a comprehensive database of digital vector shorelines and shoreline change rates for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. These ...


17. Water Pollution Indicators for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_WATPOL]
Gridded fields of nitrogen (N) loads and flux. Mobilizable N (N loads) represent the amount of N on the land surface that is available to be transported to aquatic systems. N fluxes represent the ...


18. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000_2000.00]
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 ...


19. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001_2001.00]
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 ...


20. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002_2002.00]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


21. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00]
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 ...


22. 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2008_2008.00]
The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality ...


23. 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2010_2010.00]
The 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 163 countries on environmental performance based on twenty-five indicators grouped within ten core policy categories addressing environmental health, ...


24. 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012_2012.00]
The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), ...


25. 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2014_2014.00]
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on 20 performance indicators in the following 9 policy categories: health impacts, air quality, water and sanitation, water resources, ...


26. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11_1.1]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, Version 1.1 contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 ...


27. Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_AGLANDS_CROP2000_1.0]
The Global Croplands data set represents the proportion of land areas used as cropland (land used for the cultivation of food) in the year 2000. Satellite data from Modetate Resolution Imaging ...


28. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_HFD_1.0]
Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid based upon the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction's (IRI) Weighted Anomaly of Standardized Precipitation ...


29. Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_MRD_1.0]
Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global drought mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provide a baseline estimation of population ...


30. Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_PELRD_1.0]
Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of drought hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at ...


31. Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_TELRD_1.0]
Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute grid of global drought total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon ...


32. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_HFD_1.0]
Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid derived from a global listing of extreme flood events between 1985 and 2003 (poor or missing data in the early/mid 1990s) compiled ...


33. Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_MRD_1.0]
Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global flood mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provided a baseline population per grid ...


34. Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_PELRD_1.0]
Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of flood hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at risk ...


35. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Ancillary Data [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_ANC_1.0]
The Ancillary Data component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection includes a 5 arc-minute (approximately 9 x 9 km at the equator) sequence grid, grid cell centroids that relate ...


36. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Annual Chlorophyll-a Concentration 1998-2007 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_ACHLOA_1.0]
The Annual Chlorophyll-a Concentrations component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection consists of gridded satellite measurements of chlorophyll-a concentrations (in nanogram/cubic ...


37. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration 1998-2007 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_CCHLOA_1.0]
The Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentrations 1998-2007 component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection represents a tabular time series of the chlorophyll-a concentrations for each ...


38. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_CLIMLC_1.0]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover provides data and information on global gridded climatological variables, global land cover maps, and national and international protected ...


39. Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance [CIESIN_SEDAC_LECZ_SLRIRAMSARWII_1.0]
The Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance data set represents the results of an analysis using the boundaries for Ramsar sites designated under the Ramsar Convention ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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, ...


42. 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 ...


43. 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 the study was ...


44. Ground Water Levels at Selected Sites in New Brunswick, Canada [CANEMRCCRSGRWATER]
The purpose of this database is to measure fluctuations in groundwater levels at selected sites in New Brunswick. The water level information indicates depth below ground level and elevation of water ...


45. Water Resources Data - Flood Risk Maps, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Canada_NfldLab_FloodRiskMaps]
Flood Risk Maps have been prepared for about 40 communities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Two series of maps are available: a public information map, one for each community at various ...


46. 1:250,000 Scale Quadrangles of Land Use/Land Cover GIRAS Spatial Data in the Conterminous U.S. [EPA_GIRAS]
This is land use/land cover digital data collected by USGS and converted to ARC/INFO by the EPA. This data is useful for environmental assessment of land use patterns with ...


47. 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 ...


48. 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 ...


49. 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 ...


50. 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 ...


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