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1. IOWA Rivers Information System [IRIS]
The Iowa Rivers Information System (IRIS) provides a comprehensive access point for obtaining physical, chemical and biological information for Iowa's interior streams and ...


2. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Near InfraRed [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_NIR]   PARENT METADATA
A hand-held Nikon D3s camera was modified to allow near-infrared (NIR) photography from the International Space Station. Astronaut Don Pettit first initiated the camera conversion to collect imagery ...


3. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Time Lapse Video [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_TIME_LAPSE]   PARENT METADATA
Time-Lapse photography stitched into videos, ranging from severe weather flyovers to city lights at night to the auroras.


4. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography-Historical [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_HISTORICAL]   PARENT METADATA
Different collections of historical data, ranging from the Apollo imagery to the Transit of Venus.


5. National Atlas of the United States of America from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) [USGS_NATIONALATLAS]
The National Atlas updates a large bound collection of paper maps that was published in 1970. Like its predecessor, this edition promotes greater national geographic awareness. It delivers ...


6. Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1980 SAS Transport Files [CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1980_SAS_1.0]
The 1980 SAS Transport Files portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) contains housing and population demographics from the 1980 Summary Tape File (STF3A) database and are organized ...


7. Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 SAS Transport Files [CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_SAS_1.0]
The 1990 SAS Transport Files portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) contains housing and population data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 1990 Summary tape File (STF3A) database. ...


8. CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_CCRDSv1_1.0]
The CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 contains 367 entries describing national-level road network data sets for 147 countries and four entries describing global data sets. It was produced ...


9. China Dimensions Data Collection: China Maps Bibliographic Database [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_MAPS_BIBDB_1.0]
China Maps Bibliographic Database is an historical collection of bibliographic information for more than 400 maps of China. The information resides in a searchable database and includes title, author/editor, ...


10. China Dimensions Data Collection: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_FUNDGIS_1.0]
Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 consists of vector maps of China and surrounding areas. The maps include roads, railroads, drainage systems, contours, populated places, ...


11. China Dimensions Data Collection: Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_AGENDA21_1.0]
Priority Programme for China's Agenda 21 consists of full-text program descriptions supporting China's economic and social development. The descriptions represent 69 programs covering legislation, ...


12. 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 ...


13. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Indicators [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_RIOJO_1.0]
The Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Development Indicators portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 35 Commission on Sustainable Development ...


14. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING_1.0]
The Wellbeing of Nations portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains a subset of 123 variables assembled from the Wellbeing of Nations, which assesses ...


15. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_DAMS_1.01]
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 ...


16. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Reservoirs, Revision 01 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_RESERVOIRS_1.01]
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 ...


17. Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_V1_1.0]
The Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) was developed under the auspices of the CODATA Global Roads Data Development Task Group. The data set combines the best available roads ...


18. LBA-ECO LC-01 City, Community, and Road Maps, Northern Ecuadorian Amazon: 1990-2002 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1058_1]
This data set contains the boundaries of the four major cities in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon, the locations of primary communities in the colonist settlement area, and the locations of the road ...


19. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPCLA_1.0]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates data set consists of country-level estimates of total, urban, and rural populations and land area, ...


20. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPL_1.0]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations data set combines information from a global data set developed by Declan Butler of Nature News and the Power Reactor ...


21. Poverty Mapping Project: Poverty and Food Security Case Studies [CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_PFSCS_1.0]
The Poverty and Food Security Case Studies dataset consists of small area estimates of poverty, inequality, food security and related measures for subnational administrative units in Mexico, Ecuador, ...


22. Poverty Mapping Project: Small Area Estimates of Poverty and Inequality [CIESIN_SEDAC_PMP_SAEPI_1.0]
The Small Area Estimates of Poverty and Inequality dataset consists of consumption-based poverty, inequality and related measures for subnational administrative units in approximately twenty countries ...


23. RLC Selected Infrastructure Data for the Former Soviet Union, 1993 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/698_1]
This data set consists of roads, drainage, railroads, utilities, and population center information in readily usable vector format for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. The purpose of this ...


24. Report on the 1990 expedition to Heard Island - Ken Green [Heard_Island_Report_1990]
This is a scanned copy of the report on the 1990 expedition to Heard Island, edited by Ken Green. Taken from the report: The 1990 ANARE to Heard Island was an opportunistic visit as a result of ...


25. GRID-INPE; UNEP Global Resource Information Database - INPE Cooperating Center [GRID-INPE]
This is a collection of data-sets held by GRID-INPE. Please contact the technical contact for further details and data-set breakdown. GRID-INPE ...


26. Kenya Administrative Units, Drainage, Agro-Climatic Zones, Rainfall, Infrastructure [NBId0083_101]
Description: These datasets (Administrative Units, Drainage, Agro-Climatic Zones, Rainfall, Infrastructure) were scanned by the Canadian Land data Systems Division, Land Directorate, Dept of Environment, ...


27. Lake Chad Datasets, Africa [NBId0079_101]
The Lake Chad Dataset which is a detailed case study of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Family was developed by UNEP/GRID, on behalf of the UNEP/Fresh Water Unit for the Lake Chad Commission on Sustainable Development. ...


28. 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, ...


29. National Scale Frameworks Rail Network, Canada [Canada_GeoGratis_NatlFraRail]
Atlas of Canada National Scale Frameworks data are standardized national coverages of commonly used geospatial data sets at the 1:1 000 000 scale. A variety of framework layers (e.g. hydrology, ...


30. Deterioration studies, archaeological investigations and structural assessments of Mawson's Huts (Cape Denison) [ASAC_2283]   CHILD METADATA
This record is concerned with the measurement of deterioration processes affecting historic sites. Temperature and relative humidity data were collected from sensors inside Mawson's Huts. The data ...


31. Land Cover Map of Canada Using NOAA AVHRR 1-km data from 1995 [Canada_CCRS_LandCover95]
A new map of the land cover distribution of Canada has been produced through a cooperative project between CCRS and the Canadian Forest Service. Generated using ...


32. Africa FAO Major Infrastructure and Human Settlements (GIS Coverage) [NBId0018_101]
New-ID: NBI18 The Africa Major Infrastructure and Human Settlements Dataset Files: TOWNS2.E00 Code: 100022-002 ROADS2.E00 100021-002 Vector Members: The E00 files are in Arc/Info Export format ...


33. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


34. Countries, Coasts and Islands of Africa (Global Change Data Base - Digital Boundaries and Coastlines) [NBId0020_101]
New-ID: NBI20 Countries, Coasts and Islands Dataset documentation (Micro World Data Bank II) Files: COASTS.E00 Code: 100051-001 COUNTRY.E00 100052-001 ISLANDS.E00 100054-001 Vector Members ...


35. Kenya Archeological Sites the Coastal Zone [NBId0131_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 ...


36. Kenya Coastal Zone - Coastal Features, Landuse, Marine/Terrestrial Parks, Elevation, Bathymetry [NBId0098_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 ...


37. Kenya Coastal Zone - Infrastructure and Hotel, Health, Recreation Facilities [NBId0129_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 ...


38. Kenya Coastal Zone - Marine Life, Fishing, Sport, Aquaculture, Vessels, Lighthouses [NBId0115_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 ...


39. Kenya Coastal Zone - Mining, Towns, Industry, Utilities [NBId0136_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 ...


40. Laikipia (Kenya) Research Programme GIS Datasets [NBId0177_101]
Laikipia Research Programme GIS Datasets are divided into two main different study area scales: the Regional level [Laikipia district, the Ewaso Ng'iro Basin] and the Local level [Land parcels-farm(s), ...


41. North Kenya GIS Database project, 1996 [NBId0146_101]
Introduction The North Kenya GIS Database project was created (by Andrea Bottcher for GTZ at UNEP/GRID) by joining datasets which existed in 9 North Kenya districts in 1996. The original datasets ...


42. Roads and Rivers of Africa's Transportation Network, 1991 [NBId0150_101]
The Road Transportation Network datasets (from Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Zaire) are a combination of major roads and rivers that were generated for the Elephant Database. The Database was ...


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. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/HFR005: Post Hurricane Vegetation Response [LTER_HFR005]
HFR005: Plot level regeneration following the 1938 hurricane is measured at Harvard Forest (since 1938) and at Pisgah (Winchester, New Hampshire, since 1984). Measurements include tree species, DBH, ...


45. UNEP-GRID Uganda Database - Climatology, Geomorphology, Animals, Boundaries, Land Cover, Population, Land Use [NBId0027_101]
The UNEP/GRID Ugandan database has been developed with ARC/INFO software at GRID- Nairobi from January to July 1987. Datasets (using the Uganda Environmental Resource Datasets) were digitized partly ...


46. Dam Failure - Salt Lake County [agrc_dams]
This data set represents areas of possible flooding due to multiple dam failures within Salt Lake County. The data were digitized by the AGRC from the original mylar map published as Plate 1 in Open ...


47. Natural Hazards Image Database [gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database]   CHILD METADATA
Photographs and other visual media provide valuable pre- and post-event data for natural hazards. Research, mitigation, and forecasting rely on visual data for post-analysis, inundation mapping and ...


48. NJ Coastal Studies: Barnegat Bay [RUTGERS_COASTAL_BARNEGAT]
The Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis continues its long-term commitment applying geo-spatial technology for coastal zone ecological analysis and management in the Barnegat ...


49. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Sites, Pacific Northwest, 1995 [Inforain_RCRA]
This dataset describes the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act sites in the Pacific Northwest Region in 1995. This includes the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of ...


50. 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 ...


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