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1. Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Habitat Data [usgs_nwrc_cwphab]
The Louisiana State Legislature created CWPPRA in order to conserve, restore, create, and enhance Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The restoration plans developed persuant to these acts specifically ...


2. American Alligator Ecology and Monitoring for CERP [USGS_SOFIA_rice_alligators_04]
This project will accomplish several tasks with a combination of field data collection, GIS mapping, and computer simulation. Our main objectives are designed to answer questions critical to restoration ...


3. Geochemical Monitoring of Restoration Progress [USGS_SOFIA_geochem_mon_restore_fy04]
Continued geochemical monitoring efforts will provide a measure of the progress and effects of restoration on environmental health and water quality, and complement biological monitoring of indicator ...


4. 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 ...


5. Coastal Everglades Wetlands: Hydrology, Vegetation and Sediment Dynamics [USGS_SOFIA_coastal_ever_tjslll_04]
This project has three objectives (tasks): 1) operate and maintain the Mangrove Hydrology sampling network; 2) study the dynamics of coastal vegetation (mangroves, marshes) in relation to sea-level, ...


6. 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 ...


7. Biodegradation of Petroleum in Soils and Beach Sands at Davis Station, Antarctica [ASAC_127]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 127 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstract of the referenced paper: The effect of nutrient ...


8. 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 ...


9. Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants. [ASAC_2933]   CHILD DIFs
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. See the child records for access to the datasets. Public While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, ...


10. Long-term Changes in Vegetation and Soil Stability, Macquarie Island [ASAC_2317]
The project is a longterm monitoring program which commenced in 1980. The aim was to monitor vegetation and erosion changes on Macquarie Island (tall tussock vegetation on the steep coastal slopes, ...


11. Macquarie Island GIS track survey and wilderness inventory 1996 [ASAC_2277]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2277 See the link below for public details on this project. A product of this project was a report "Macquarie Island Track Monitoring and Assessment" prepared ...


12. Microbial diversity in the SRE4 marine biodegradation experiment [SRE4_tRFLP_all]   PARENT DIF
The diversity of the microbial communities in each treatment in the SRE4 in situ biodegradation experiment were examined using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism of the 16S rRNA gene. ...


13. Raw GC data to support paper "Investigation of evaporation and biodegradation of fuel spills in Antarctica: II - Extent of natural attenuation at Casey Station" [GC_Files_Casey_nat_attenuation]
GC-FID raw data files to support above publication. GC-FID acquisition systems included &Millenium&, &Varian Star& and &Agilent chemstation&. Some files copied to .AIA format and some files saved ...


14. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Amphipod and Isopod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_Amphipod.Isopod_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


15. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Brown Ostracod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_BrownOstracods_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


16. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Juvenile Gastropod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetaToxicityMarine_JuvenileGastropods_Kingston2007]   PARENT DIF
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


17. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


18. Survey data for Thala Valley Clean Up Project 2003/4 [TVCleanupSurvey0304]
Survey information on the Thala Valley landfill clean up site from the summer season of 2003/2004 - final survey of site before departure, including stockpile sites - survey of all points where samples ...


19. Automated Hydrologic Monitoring Data for Disney Wilderness Preserve, Florida [Firesinwetlands_automatedhydrologicmondata]
Daily water level data collected from a subset of 43 automated locations on the Preserve, most within wetland systems.


20. Global Landuse Modeling (GLM) Data [EOSWEBSTER_GLM]
To accurately assess the impacts of human land-use on the Earth System, information is needed on the current and historical patterns of land-use activities. The Global Landuse Modeling (GLM) Data ...


21. Changes in vegetation on Macquarie Island 2000 to 2007 [ASAC_3095_Vegetation_Change]   PARENT DIF
Plot data and satellite imagery were used to examine changes in vegetation between 2000 and 2007. These data were examined in light of changes in rabbit numbers (data owned by and provided to the ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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, ...


24. 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 ...


25. 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 ...


26. 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 ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project [ICBEMP]
The mission of The Interior Columbia Ecosystem Management Project (ICBEMP) is to develop a scientifically sound and ecosystem based strategy for forest and rangelands administered by the Forest Service ...


31. HydroSHEDS : The Hydrological data and maps based on SHuttle Elevation Derivatives at multiple Scales. [WWF_HS]   PARENT DIF
HydroSHEDS is a mapping product that provides hydrographic information for regional and global-scale applications in a consistent format. It offers a suite of geo-referenced data sets (vector and ...


32. Virgin Islands National Park Coral Transplant Study [VINPCoralTransplantStudy]
In a pilot project in the Caribbean (Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands), storm-produced fragments of Acropora palmata, Acropora cervicornis, and Porites porites were collected ...


33. European Forestry Information and Data Analysis System (EFIDAS) [EFI_EFIDAS]
The European Forestry Information and Data Analysis System (EFIDAS) provides comprehensive European forestry information and user-friendly data analysis systems to promote the improved ...


34. Compost/Erosion Research in Iowa [Iowa_CERDP]
As a follow-up to the Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987, lawmakers passed further legislation in 1989 to stem the growth of landfills and improve solid waste ...


35. Ecological Risk Assessment of Toxic Substances in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem: Wildlife Effects and Exposure Assessment [USGS_SOFIA_eco_assess_risk_toxics]
This project will be carried out in several locations throughout those areas critical to the South Florida Restoration Initiative. These areas include: 1) Water Conservation Areas 1, 2, and 3 of the ...


36. Vegetative Resistance to Flow Data [USGS_SOFIA_veg_resist_flow_data]
Surface-water flow models are needed to evaluate restoration and management alternatives for the south Florida ecosystem. Model results are sensitive to expressions used to represent flow resistance ...


37. Effects of hydrological restoration on manatees: integrating data and models for the Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades [USGS_SOFIA_integrating_manatee]
This project will extend previous studies into ENP, where manatees have not been intensively studied. To ascertain how restoration may affect the distribution and abundance of manatees in the region, ...


38. SOFIA - Metadata - Development of an Internet-Based GIS to Visualize ATLSS Datasets for Resource Managers [USGS_SOFIA_johnston_ATLSS_GIS]
The ATLSS Data Visualization System was designed to make it simple to view and analyze Spatially-Explicit Species Index (SESI) models. An essential aspect of the ATLSS Program is making model output ...


39. Antarctic Microbiology: Bacterial Degradation of Hydrocarbons [CDA_AR_BIO_BACTERIALDEGRAD_DATA]
The aim of this study is to analyze the biodegradation capacity of the Antarctic bacterial flora. The research is comprised of the following steps: -Isolation and screening ...


40. Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) CD-ROM FAO/IISA 2000 [FAO_GAEZ]
[The summary was adapted from the GAEZ Web site] The Global Agro-ecological Zoning (GAEZ) website and CD-ROM was produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...


41. History Database of the Global Environment - HYDE [HYDE]   CHILD DIFs
The first version of this data base originally was set up for testing and validation of the so-called Integrated Model of the Greenhouse Effect (the IMAGE model; see Alcamo, ...


42. Use of Coupled Wetland-Agricultural Ecosystem for Water Quality Remediation [USDA0535]
"Use of Coupled Wetland-Agricultural Ecosystem for Water Quality Remediation" examines the water quality benefits that can be achieved in a coupled wetland-agriculture ecosystem ...


43. Oregon Plan Core Areas [ODFW_plancore]
A GIS dataset delineating Oregon Plan Core Areas as designated in the Original Draft Oregon Plan dated August 6, 1996. The purpose of the dataset is to illustrate and quantify the Core Areas. 1:100,000 ...


44. NHESP BioMap Core Habitat [MassGIS_GISDATA.BIOCORE_POLY]
Core Habitat is one of two datalayers resulting from the BioMap biodiversity mapping project.The Core Habitat layer depicts the most viable habitat for rare species and natural communities in Massachusetts. ...


45. NHESP BioMap Supporting Natural Landscape [MassGIS_GISDATA.BIOSNL_POLY]
Supporting Natural Landscape is one of two datalayers resulting from the BioMap biodiversity mapping project (also see the NHESP BioMap Core Habitat datalayer description). The Supporting Natural ...


46. Ecosystem History of Biscayne Bay and the Southeast Coast [USGS_SOFIA_metish]
Historical changes in South Florida related to rapid population growth in the early to mid-1900's have led to significant alteration of the natural hydrocycles and water quality of Florida and Biscayne ...


47. Empirical Studies in Support of a Pink Shrimp, Farfantepenaeus duorarum, Simulation Model for Florida Bay [USGS_SOFIA_robblee_shrimp]
A Tortugas/Florida Bay pink shrimp simulation model has been identified as a priority need in CERP by the South Florida Water Management District, NOAA, NPS and USGS. This model has been under development ...


48. Integrated Biogeochemical Studies of Contaminants in the Everglades: Task 1 -Nutrients, Sulfur, and Organic Matter [USGS_SOFIA_nuts_S_orgmat_04]
The scientific focus of this project is to examine the complex interactions (synergistic and antagonistic) of contaminants (externally derived nutrients, mercury, sulfur, pesticides, herbicides, polycyclic ...


49. Empirical studies in Support of Florida Bay and Adjacent Marine Ecosystems Restoration [USGS_SOFIA_robblee_fb_shrimp_04]
The objectives of these activities are broadly: 1) to develop and implement (with other agency members) a program of research to support the restoration of Florida Bay; 2) with other PDT members to ...


50. CERP/RECOVER restoration technology transfer, USGS-CERP liaison with USACE [USGS_SOFIA_rtt_usace]
The objectives of this project are: 1. support of Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan/REstoration COordination and VERification (CERP/RECOVER) by USGS participation in CERP PDT and RECOVER meetings ...


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