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1. Interannual variability of Alexandrium fundyense abundance in the Gulf of Maine [HAB]
Harmful algal blooms, commonly called "red tides" or HABs, are a serious economic and public health problem throughout the world. In the U.S., the most serious HAB problem is paralytic shellfish poisoning ...


2. Total Amount of Generated Hazardous Wastes [geodata_1703]
Hazardous wastes. Rather than adopting one definition of hazardous waste, the Convention takes a broad view that there are 45 categories of wastes that are presumed to be hazardous in the Convention. ...


3. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


4. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


5. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and Other Wastes - Exports [geodata_1617]
Transboundary movement means any movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes from an area under the national jurisdiction of one State to or through an area under the national jurisdiction of another ...


6. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and Other Wastes - Imports [geodata_1616]
Transboundary movement means any movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes from an area under the national jurisdiction of one State to or through an area under the national jurisdiction of another ...


7. Hazardous Waste - Production [geodata_1540]
Definitions used in these data refer to the waste streams to be controlled according to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (seeAnnex ...


8. USGS Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change [USGS_EARTHSHOTS]
Earthshots is an ebook of before-and-after Landsat images (1972-present), showing recent environmental events and introducing remote sensing. Earthshots comes from the U.S. Geological Survey's EROS ...


9. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


10. Disasters of Natural Origin - Affected People [geodata_0436]
Affected: People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance (included ...


11. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People [geodata_0438]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


12. Wind Storms - Killed People [geodata_0498]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level for ...


13. Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Sentinels Mission [ESA_SENTINEL_PLACEHOLDER]
[Text Source: ESA's Earth Observing Missions, http://www.esa.int/esaEO/SEMTOMASS2G_index_0_m.html ] Based on over 30 years of experience developing and implementing Earth observation satellites, ...


14. EM-DAT: The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) International Disaster Database [CRED]
Since 1988 the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database - EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support ...


15. 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 ...


16. Post Hurricane Katrina Air Screening Data [EPA_KATRINA_AIR_SCREENING]
In coordination with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, EPA's airplane ASPECT has flown 15 flights to obtain environmental screening data. As of September 11, 2005, a minimal ...


17. Soil, wood, hay and feed samples collected from Scotts Hut at Cape Evans to determine the presence/absence of Bacillus sp [K021_1998_2008_NZ_5]
Three soil samples were taken from Hut Point, 73 from Cape Evans and 28 from Cape Royds to determine the presence/absence of Bacillus sp. At Cape Evans, transects were made and soil cores were taken ...


18. Maine Phytoplankton Monitoring Program [gomc_124]
At more than 40 sites coast-wide, community members and students use plankton nets and field microscopes to monitor for phytoplankton that have the potential to cause harmful algal blooms (HAB's ...


19. Minority Population Distribution, TRI Sites [Iowa_TRI_94]
This dataset depicts the association between race, income, and environmental hazards from hazard waste facilities like facilities registered under the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory database.The spatial ...


20. Mount Desert Island Water Quality Monitoring [gomc_131]
MDIWQC monitors the water around Mount Desert Island for the Maine Shore Stewards program. When we monitor for phytoplankton we are trying to detect 4 toxic types of organisms: Alexandrium, Prorocentrum, ...


21. 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 ...


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