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1. Global, Regional, and National CO2 Emission Estimates from Fossil Fuel Burning, Cement Production, and Gas Flaring: 1751-2002/CDIAC NDP-030 [CDIAC_NDP30]
The data presented in this Numeric Data Package (NDP-030) include global, regional, and national annual estimates of CO2 emissions from fossil fuel burning, cement production, and gas flaring have ...


2. Kenya Coastal Zone - Dumping Grounds, Pollution, Erosion [NBId0127_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 ...


3. Environmental Sensitivity Index Maps available from National Ocean Service (NOS) [NOS_ORCA_HAZMAT_ESI_MAPS]
Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps are an integral component in oil-spill contingency planning and assessment. They serve as the first source of information in the event of an ...


4. Study of the benthic fauna and flora of the seabeds in southern area of Livingston Island [CNDA-ESP_93-94-0996-1161_16-21]
In English: Estimate of the plentifulness of the different benthic species, by means of samples collected in radial areas with drag box-corer, Agassiz drag and suprabenthic grip slipper, on the southern ...


5. Disease, Parasite, and Immunological Study of Birds Through Blood and Feces Samples in the Netherlands and Norway [IPY-NL-birdhealth-Loonen-samples]
Blood (plasma, red blood cells and blood smears) and feces samples of birds collected during IPY to study diseases, parasites and immunological parameters. The data set is collected as part of IPY-project ...


6. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2011_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2011_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


7. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2012_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2012_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artifacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


8. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems - SRE4_Meiofauna_T4 [SRE4_Meiofauna_T4]   PARENT METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


9. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems - SRE4_Meiofauna_T5 [SRE4_Meiofauna_T5]   PARENT METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


10. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems - SRE4_Microbial [SRE4_Microbial]   CHILD METADATA   PARENT METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


11. Two-Level, Seasonal SOx/NOx Global Emissions Inventory Versions 1A and 1B, IGBP/IGAC/GEIA [Canada_CGEIC_2levSOxNOxGlobeEmm]
The Canadian Global Emissions Interpretation Centre (CGEIC), in collaboration with the UN Global Emissions Inventory Activities working group (GEIA), have completed emissions inventories on a 1? x ...


12. Biological and Ecological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing in Estuaries - usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco [usgs_brd_pwrc_bioeco]
The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program is designed to assess and monitor the effects of environmental contaminants on biological resources, particularly those under the ...


13. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems - SRE4_Meiofauna [SRE4_Meiofauna]   CHILD METADATA   PARENT METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


14. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems - SRE4_Meiofauna_T2 [SRE4_Meiofauna_T2]   PARENT METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


15. Marine Chemistry Data from the Northwest Atlantic and Maritimes Region of Canada [CANEMRCCRS_MARINE_CHEM]
These data are contained in either the Regional BioChem or National NCIS databases This dataset includes data related to contaminants in fish and in fish habitat collected by the Marine ...


16. Organochlorine Contaminant Residues and Transfers from Mother to Young in Seals, Canada [CANEMRCCRS_ORGANOCHL_SEALS]
The data is available from 1972 to the present. Samples are collected in the field with an annual growth of 30 records per site per year. The area of coverage includes ...


17. Waste Water Discharge Inventory Database for British Columbia, Canada [CANEMRCCRSDISCHARGE]
This database provides information on wastewater discharge under provincial permits (municipal, industrial, mines, wood industries) and from federal facilities. Its variables include: site name, location, ...


18. 10 year trend of levels of organochlorine pollutants in Antarctic seabirds [ASAC_2357]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2357 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Contaminants like PCBs and DDE have hardly been used Antarctica. ...


19. A CD snapshot of Heard Island data from 1901-2002 held by the AADC [Heard_data_snapshot_1901-2002]
The CD was produced by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre for distribution to Heard Island expeditioners in the 2003/2004 season. The CD contained all publicly available data held by the Australian ...


20. A Geographic Information System Database for Environmental Contaminants in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin [USGS_CERC_RioGrand_Contaminants]
ABSTRACT: The assessment of contaminant stressors on biota of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo resulted from an effort of the Biomonitoring for Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program, to implement ...


21. A Passive Integrative Sampler for Mercury Vapor in Air and Neutral Mercury Species in Water. [usgsbrdcerc_mercurysampler]
A passive integrative mercury sampler (PIMS) based on a sealed polymeric membrane was effective for the collection and preconcentration of Hg0. Because the Hg is both oxidized and stabilized in the ...


22. A Study of Chemical Contamination of Marine Fish From Southern California [CEPA_OEHHA_marfishcontam]
This report describes the results of a comprehensive study and health evaluation (risk assessment) of chemical contaminants in sports fish species in southern California. The study was conducted ...


23. A bibliography containing references to contaminated sites from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions [CS_Bibliography]
A bibliography of references relating to contaminated sites from the Antarctic and subantarctic regions, dating from 1992 to 2003. The bibliography was compiled by Colin Davis, and contains 17 references.


24. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


25. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


26. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


27. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


28. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


29. A practical approach to the assessment of risk to Antarctic marine organisms from environmental contaminants: Modelled 10 day and 4 day LC50 from rapid tests at Casey 2005/06 [ASAC_2677]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2677 See the link below for public details on this project. If traditional methods are used it will be decades before there are valid assessments of risk ...


30. AIDS Public Information Data Set [cdc_aidspublichealth]
The AIDS Public Information Data Set is computer software designed to run on a Microsoft Windows microcomputer, and contains information abstracted from acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases ...


31. ATSDR Toxicological Profiles [ATSDRtoxicology]
Constantly updated, ATSDR'S Toxicological Profiles (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - U.S. Public Health Service) translates over 40,000 pages of data into a comprehensive, current, ...


32. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota [BESTsed24]
Monitoring of sediment and crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) was conducted in order to satisfy monitoring requirements set forth in the City of St. Helens National Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) ...


33. Accumulation of Dioxins and Furans in Sediment and Biota in the Lower Columbia Wauna River Area [BESTsed25]
Monitoring of sediment and crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) was conducted in order to satisfy monitoring requirements set forth in the James River Wauna Mill's National Discharge Elimination System ...


34. Acid Rain in the Northeastern United States, 1980-90 [USDA0045]
This database contains spring (April-June) and summer (July-September) nitrate and sulfate wet deposition records for 1980-90, at the state and county levels of aggregation for the states in the northeastern ...


35. 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 ...


36. Acute Toxicity of Fire-Control Chemicals, Nitrogenous Chemicals, and Surfactants to Rainbow Trout [usgs_npwrc_acutetoxicity]
Laboratory studies were conducted to determine the acute toxicity of three ammonia-based fire retardants (Fire-Trol LCA-F, Fire-Trol LCM-R, and Phos-Chek 259F), five surfactant-based fire-suppressant ...


37. Adelie penguin liver P450 enzymes [K065_1996_1998_NZ_1]
Animlas can be harmed by artificially introduced chemicals either through the food chain or directly. This study aimed to determine how penguins detoxify chemical pollutants they may be exposed to. ...


38. Air Pollutants Affecting Cellular Events in Seedling Growth [USDA0578]
The purpose of "Air Pollutants Affecting Cellular Events in Seedling Growth" is to determine the growth pattern, percent survival and visible injuries to selected crop and weed seedlings when exposed ...


39. Aliens in Antarctica Project - Inspection of fresh food for alien propagules [ASAC_2904_Food]   PARENT METADATA
International Polar Year (IPY) Aliens in Antarctica project aims to identify human-mediated pathways for alien propagules into the Antarctic ecosystem (www.aliensinantarctica.aq). As part of this ...


40. Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Pest Control in Tomatoes [USDA0538]
The purpose of "Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Pest Control in Tomatoes" is to investigate methyl bromide alternatives in vegetable and cut-flower crops on sandy soils. The goal of this research ...


41. Aluminum Company of America Class II Inspection [BESTsed31]
The objectives of the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) Class II Inspection was to verify effluent compliance with NPDES permit (NPDES Permit No. WA-000029-9), determine effluent toxicity using ...


42. American Shad Riverine Habitat Requirements [BRD_LSC_AMERSHAD001]
Field evaluations of existing habitat suitability index (HSI) models for spawning adults, eggs, and larvae of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) were conducted in 1990-1992; initial models for juveniles ...


43. An Assessment of Metals Contamination in Lake Roosevelt. [BESTsed15]
In response to reports of elevated metals concentrations in fish and other environmental samples from Lake Roosevelt, Ecology conducted a series of field surveys between May and September 1986 to ...


44. An Assessment of Sediments from the Upper Mississippi River [usgs_brd_cerc_d_upper_Miss]
The U.S. Geological Survey has been monitoring the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) since 1987 to document the fate and transport of contaminants associated with sediments. The UMR is that part of the ...


45. An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill [ASAC_672]
Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 672 An Investigation of the Effects of the Nella Dan Oil Spill on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna of 'Durvillea antarctica' Holdfasts from Macquarie ...


46. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


47. Analyses of tissue samples from Antarctic Rock-cod (Trematomus bernacchii) collected at sites around Davis station to determine wastewater exposure and sub-lethal impact [AAS_4177_Rock_Cod_Wastewater]
This metadata record will contain the results of analyses of tissue samples from Antarctic Rock-cod (Trematomus bernacchii) collected at sites around Davis station to determine wastewater exposure ...


48. Analysing toxicological impacts of contaminants on Notothenioid fish: Impacts of Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) [K068_2009_2010_NZ_2]
Target species Trematomus benacchii (n=72)from Cape Evans were collected live for the purpose of conducting a dose-response experiment in New Zealand on the live fish. Fish were dosed with different ...


49. Analysis of organochlorine pesticides, PCB's and heavy metals levels in Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) and South Polar skua (Catharacta maccormicki) carcasses and abandoned eggs [K063_1989_1990_NZ_2]
Skuas as a group have come to be recognized as 'barometers' of environmental health, as their wide range and feeding habits make them ideal for monitoring oceanic pollution. Skua and adelie penguin ...


50. Annual Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions on a 1x1 Degree Grid from the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA), IGBP/IGAC [GEIA_N2O]
The Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA) is an activity of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). ...


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