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1. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]   PARENT METADATA
Romania, an eastern European country, is severely affected by a variety of natural hazards. These include frequent earthquakes, floods, landslides, soil erosion, and drought all of which have major ...


2. Erosional Landforms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01217]   PARENT METADATA
The hydrologic system, which includes all possible paths of motion of Earth's near-surface fluids including air and water, is largely responsible for the variety of landforms found on the continents. ...


3. Faults [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01203]   PARENT METADATA
Through the study of faults and their effects, much can be learned about the size and recurrence intervals of earthquakes. Faults also teach us about crustal movements that have produced mountains ...


4. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]   PARENT METADATA
Even a casual, untrained observer will see evidence that opposing forces have formed the Hawaiian Islands. The massive and lofty volcanoes have been scoured, abraded, and lacerated by streams and ...


5. Landslides, Set 1 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01199]   PARENT METADATA
The slopes above streams and rivers are subjected to a variety of processes that cause them to recede and retreat from the river or stream channel. These processes, collectively called mass wasting, ...


6. Landslides, Set 2 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01372]   PARENT METADATA
This set expands the topics included in Set 1 and includes (in addition to landslides) rockfalls, rock avalanches, mud flows, debris flows, slumps, creep, and sinkholes. The photos were taken in California, ...


7. Seismic Creep [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01216]   PARENT METADATA
Seismic creep is the constant or periodic movement on a fault as contrasted with the sudden erupture associated with an earthquake. It is a usually slow deformation of rock resulting from constant ...


8. Assessment of the Alluvial Sediments in the Big Thompson River Valley, Colorado - USGS_DDS-66 [USGS_DDS-66]
To obtain subsurface geologic information about the alluvium in the Big Thompson River Valley, S-wave refraction data were collected along three roads that cross the valley. The refraction data were ...


9. CTD measurements from Antarctic Peninsula region (KARP 1996-2006) - KPDC-MD-2006-002 [KPDC-MD-2006-002]
This dataset includes CTD measurements of open water and fjords of Antarctic Peninsula during the KARP (Korea Antarctic Research Program) cruise from 1998 to 2006. Data obtained are water temperature, ...


10. Return Beam Vidicon (RBV) Film Only - rbv_film_only [rbv_film_only]
The Return Beam Vidicon (RBV) operated on Landsat satellites 1 and 2, and acquired approximately 1,600 sub-scenes at 80 meter resolution. The initial RBV sensor configuration used three independent ...


11. Summary Report of Community-Based Environmental and Species Observations from the Bering Sea Sub-Network, 2008-2009 - sum_report_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009 [sum_report_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009]
The Bering Sea Sub-Network (BSSN) is comprised of a set of coastal communities representing six indigenous cultures: three in the Russian Federation and three in the United States. The objective of ...


12. Survey Data of Community-Based Environmental and Species Observations from the Bering Sea Sub-Network, 2008-2009 - survey_data_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009 [survey_data_community-based_environ_species_obs_bering_sea_sub-network_2008-2009]
The Bering Sea Sub-Network (BSSN) is comprised of a set of coastal communities representing six indigenous cultures: three in the Russian Federation and three in the United States. The objective of ...


13. SPOT collection: SPOT 1-2-3-4 MONO [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_0a35c389f44e9aa78aa673f7af7083c2_IDN]
MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from ...


14. SPOT collection: SPOT 1-2-3-4 MULTI [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_6392c6f3277ec81c447cebf8725f60b0_IDN]
MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from ...


15. SPOT collection: SPOT 5 - MONO [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_e2ec68aa5dc980130f1d63f6166e1ab5_IDN]
MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from ...


16. SPOT collection: SPOT 5 - MULTI [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_d17d65fa3320acd16eb9eaa35da36e1c_IDN]
MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from ...


17. 1997 Seismic Hazard Assessment, Onondaga County, New York [NYSM_SEISMIC_HAZARD]
From the SEISMIC HAZARD ASSESSMENT, ONONDAGA COUNTY, NEW YORK Authors: Donald H. Cadwell, Ph.D. and Gary N. Nottis ABSTRACT Seismic shear-wave data collection is expanding ...


18. 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 ...


19. 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 ...


20. 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 ...


21. 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 ...


22. 5 Metre Orthorectified IRS Satellite Imagery [Canada_RGI_5morthoSatellite]
Coverage: Data is available for most of Canada below 68 N Format: - geolocated TIFF Canada: ...


23. A 50-years record of DDT and HCH in lake sediment in King George Island, Antarctic [ECA023]
The Antarctic continent does not have stream–river drainage systems, Antarctic lakes are thus the main sinks for water and solutes from the surrounding environment. Depending on their origin, the ...


24. 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 ...


25. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. East Coast, CDIAC NDP-043A [CDIAC_NDP43A]
This data base may be used by raster or vector geographic information systems (GIS) and non-GIS data bases to assess the risk of coastlines to erosion or sea level rise. The data base ...


26. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. Gulf Coast, CDIAC NDP-043B [CDIAC_NDP43B]
This Numeric Data Package (NDP) contains a digital database that describes the U.S. Gulf Coast. The database integrates point, line, and polygon data for the U.S. Gulf Coast into 0.25 latitude by ...


27. A Coastal Hazards Data Base for the U.S. West Coast, CDIAC/NDP043C [CDIAC_NDP043C]
[Adapted from the online documentation] The Numeric Data Package (NDP-043C) consists of a digital data base that may be used to identify coastlines along the U.S. West Coast that are at risk to sea-level ...


28. A Global 1x1 Degree Distribution of Atmospheric-Soil CO2 Consumption by Continental Weathering and Riverine HCO3 Yield, CDIAC/DB1012 [CDIAC_DB1012]
This database (DB-1012) contains estimates of the net flux of atmospheric-soil carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the Amiotte Sucjet and Probst model(1993) and the associated bicarbonate river flux ...


29. A global landslide catalog for hazard applications: method, results, and limitations [NASA_GSFC_TRMM_LANDSLIDE_INVENTORY]
A systematic inventory of landslide events over the globe is valuable for estimating human and economic losses, quantifying the relationship between landslide occurrences and climate variations and ...


30. A pier-scour database: 2,427 field and laboratory measurements of pier scour [USGS_DS-845_PierScoutDatabase]
The U.S. Geological Survey conducted a literature review to identify potential sources of published pier-scour data, and selected data were compiled into a digital spreadsheet called the 2014 USGS ...


31. ALOS Data (JAXA/EOC) [ALOS_Data_JAXA_EOC]
ALOS is a comprehensive earth observing satellite system which includes optical sensors for high resolution observation, wide area observation, and fine accuracy ...


32. ALOS PALSAR Data [alos_palsar]
The Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (PALSAR) is an active microwave sensor using L-band frequency to achieve cloud-free and day-and-night land observation. It provides higher performance ...


33. ANtarctic geological DRILLing (ANDRILL) drilling rig [ANDRILL_drilling_rig]
Development of a new capability for recovery of stratigraphic and rock samples from Antarctica. The ANDRILL (ANtarctic geological DRILLing) Program has a new drilling rig and system to ...


34. Aeolian Processes in the Dry Valleys [Aeolian_Processes_McMurdo]
This dataset contains data collected during studies of boundary layer winds and surface characteristics. These field experiments were designed to: 1. Understand and quantify the ...


35. Aerial Photography of Canada [Canada_CCRS_AirPhotos]
The collection of Aerial Photography covering Canada contains over six million aerial photographs and spans over 70 years of aerial photography in Canada. Imagery from various years can be found for ...


36. AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_ECV2014]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time ...


37. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series ...


38. AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_WC2013]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's WorldClim data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average for BIO1 temperature as well as time series ...


39. Age and environment of Miocene - Pliocene glaciomarine deposits, James Ross Island, Antarctica [CDA_AR_GEO_MIOCENE_PLIOCENE_JRI]
Knowledge of the late Miocene - Pliocene climate of West Antarctica, recorded by sedimentary units within the James Ross Island Volcanic Group, is still fragmentary. Late Miocene glaciomarine deposits ...


40. Ages and Elevations of Raised Beaches around Maxwell Bay, South Shetland Islands [Maxwell_Bay_Beaches_data]
This data set includes elevations, OSL ages, and one suspect radiocarbon date from several raised beaches around Maxwell Bay in the South Shetland Islands. It also includes some basic textural parameters ...


41. Airborne-SAR Remote Sensing in Canada [CANEMRCCRSAIR_SAR]
The synthetic aperture radar (SAR) is in service on board a Convair 580 aircraft. Operating at C and X bands, the C/X-SAR is a sensor developed for use by the research and development community. ...


42. Airborne/MEIS Images [CANNRCANCCRSAFIMEIS]
MEIS is a high-resolution multispectral electro-optical imaging sensor that was originally developed by the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS). It is complimented by a DS 1260 MSS sensor (digital ...


43. Alaska Radiocarbon Data Base; USGS, Menlo Park [USGS_ALASKA_RADIOCARBON]
This data base contains published radiocarbon dates with entries consisting of laboratory and reference numbers. The data set is subdivided into two segments including RCFILE which contains the radiocarbon ...


44. Alaska State Soil Survey Database (SSSD); NRCS [EARTH_LAND_SCS_AK_Soil_DB]
The Alaska State Soil Survey Database (SSSD) is a digital data set with all attribute data for twelve (12) national cooperative soil survey projects throughout Alaska. They include physical ...


45. Alaskan Fossil Identification File [EARTH_LAND_USGS_ALASKA_FOSSILS1]
The data base consists of a compilation of reports made by the U.S. Geological Survey Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy concerning the identification of fossils collected in Alaska. Data includes ...


46. Alaskan Geologic Field Notebooks; USGS, Anchorage [EARTH_CRUST_USGS_AK_NOTEBOOKS1]
These notebooks are the original field records of geologic observations made by USGS geologists working in Alaska. They contain field stations, sample numbers, rock types and descriptions, terrain ...


47. 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 ...


48. An initial formation of fresh water manganese nodules through the microorganisms participation [MANGANESE_NODULE]
The field environmental geological exploration in Matsue City and Kanazawa City, as well as, the water quality investigation of river water at 200 sites have been carried out.From a cultivation experiment ...


49. Analysis Products on Cropland [NRCS_NRI_SotL_CROPLAND]
The maps using data from the preliminary 1997 NRI for croplands deal with a variety of areas. These areas range from specific cultivated croplands, to erosion on cropland and changes in cropland. ...


50. Analysis Products on Water Quality [NRCS_NRI_SotL_WATER_QUALITY]
All of the maps, figures and tables for NRI's water quality are taken from publications. Many of the publications discuss the use of fertilizer, pesticide, or manure. Several of the maps are taken ...


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