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1. Dar es Salaam Land Use and Informal Settlement Data Set [CIESIN_SEDAC_USPAT_DESLUIS_001]
The Dar es Salaam Land Use and Informal Settlement Data Set represents urban land use and consolidation of informal settlements for the years 1982, 1992, 1998, and 2002, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. ...


2. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


3. Africa Major Human Settlements and Landuse, 1984 [NBId0208_101]
The Africa Human Settlements and Landuse data sets form part of the UNEP/FAO/ESRI Database project that covers the entire world but focuses here on Africa. The maps were prepared by Environmental ...


4. 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 ...


5. IGADD Member Countries Crop types and distribution by administrative units, 1987 [NBId0207_101]
The IGADD (Inter-Governmental Authority on Drought and Development) crop zones dataset is part of the Africa UNEP/FAO/ESRI Crops Data. The maps were prepared by Environmental Systems Research Institute ...


6. 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. ...


7. LBA-ECO CD-06 Land Use/Land Cover Time Series, Ji-Parana Basin, Brazil: 1986-2001 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/844_1]
This data set contains four land use/land cover maps (1986, 1992, 1996 and 2001) for the Ji-Parana River Basin, derived from the digital classification of 8 Landsat images obtained from The Tropical ...


8. LBA-ECO LC-03 SAR Images, Land Cover, and Biomass, Four Areas across Brazilian Amazon [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1093_1]
This data set provides three related land cover products for four study areas across the Brazilian Amazon: Manaus, Amazonas; Tapajos National Forest, Para Western (Santarem); Rio Branco, Acre; and ...


9. LBA-ECO LC-07 Wetland Extent, Vegetation, and Inundation: Lowland Amazon Basin [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1284_1]
This data set provides a map of wetland extent, vegetation type, and dual-season flooding state of the entire lowland Amazon basin. The map was derived from mosaics of Japanese Earth Resources Satellite ...


10. LBA-ECO LC-15 JERS-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar, 1- km Mosaic, Amazon Basin: 1995-1996 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1024_1]
This data set contains two image mosaics of L-band radar backscatter and two image mosaics of first order texture. The two backscatter images are mosaics of L-band Radar Backscatter at Horizontal-Horizontal ...


11. LBA-ECO LC-24 Landsat TM and ETM+ Land Cover, Southern Para, Brazil: 1984-2003 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1055_1]
This data set is a five-class land cover for Southern Para for the years 1984 (Landsat MSS), 1988 (Landsat TM), 1996, and 2003 (Landsat ETM+). The final classification shows five classes derived using ...


12. 8 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [GLCF_GLC_8km]   CHILD METADATA
This summary is adapted from the Eight Kilometer Global Land Cover Project Document-Data Set Description web page, which may be found at the following URL: "http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/data.shtml". ...


13. Global Land Use Database [SAGE_IAMDATA]
The data sets describe the geographic patterns of the world's croplands, grazing lands, urban areas, and natural vegetation. Also included are other popular data such as human population density. ...


14. 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 ...


15. LBA - Land Cover Dataset for the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) [SAGE_LBA_LCD]
These files are gridded at 5-minute latitude by longitude (~9km at the equator) resolution for the entire Amazon/Tocantins river drainage basins (21S - 6N; 45W- 80W). The files contain the estimated ...


16. 1 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland [GLCF_GLC_1km]
Over the past several years, researchers have increasingly turned to remotely sensed data to improve the accuracy of data sets that describe the geographic distribution of land cover at regional and ...


17. Continuous Fields Tree Cover Project [GLCF_TREE_COVER_AVHRR]
Characterization of terrestrial vegetation from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) on the global to regional scale has traditionally been accomplished using classification schemes ...


18. 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 ...


19. SPOT collection: SPOT 1-2-3-4 MONO [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_0a35c389f44e9aa78aa673f7af7083c2_IDN]
SPOT is a medium-resolution (for SPOT 1, 2, 3, 4) or high-resolution (for SPOT 5), optical imaging Earth observation satellite system operating from space. This programme is part of CNES's Earth observation ...


20. SPOT collection: SPOT 1-2-3-4 MULTI [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_6392c6f3277ec81c447cebf8725f60b0_IDN]
SPOT is a medium-resolution (for SPOT 1, 2, 3, 4) or high-resolution (for SPOT 5), optical imaging Earth observation satellite system operating from space. This programme is part of CNES's Earth observation ...


21. 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 ...


22. ALOS AVNIR-2 Data [alos_avnir-2]
The Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer type 2 (AVNIR-2) is a visible and near infrared radiometer for observing land and coastal zones. It provides better spatial land-coverage maps and ...


23. ALOS PRISM Data [alos_prism]
The Panchromatic Remote-sensing Instrument for Stereo Mapping (PRISM) is a panchromatic radiometer with 2.5m spatial resolution at nadir. Its extracted data will provide a highly accurate digital ...


24. SPOT collection: SPOT 5 - MONO [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_e2ec68aa5dc980130f1d63f6166e1ab5_IDN]
SPOT is a medium-resolution (for SPOT 1, 2, 3, 4) or high-resolution (for SPOT 5), optical imaging Earth observation satellite system operating from space. This programme is part of CNES's Earth observation ...


25. SPOT collection: SPOT 5 - MULTI [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_d17d65fa3320acd16eb9eaa35da36e1c_IDN]
SPOT is a medium-resolution (for SPOT 1, 2, 3, 4) or high-resolution (for SPOT 5), optical imaging Earth observation satellite system operating from space. This programme is part of CNES's Earth observation ...


26. Harmonized Global Land Use for Years 1500 -2100, V1 [doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1248_1]
These data represent fractional land use and land cover patterns annually for the years 1500 - 2100 for the globe at 0.5-degree (~50-km) spatial resolution. Land use categories of cropland, pasture, ...


27. Global Land Cover Characterization Program [USGS_GLCC]
The Global Land Cover Characterization Project was established to meet science data requirements identified by the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), and the U. S. Global Change ...


28. Canadian National Forestry Photograph Collection - Atlantic and Petawawa Components [Canada_CFS_NatlForestPhotos]
Forestry photographs of experimental trials, properties, and prominent historical figures. The collection consists of several thousand photos of historical significance, most in good condition. ...


29. Provincial Forest Inventory, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada [Canada_NfldLab_ForestInventory]
This database contains vegetation information for both forested and non-forested areas. For forested areas this includes tree species, height, age, crown density, and site. For non-forested areas ...


30. 1:250,000 Scale Quadrangles of Land Use/Land Cover GIRAS Spatial Data in the Conterminous U.S. [EPA_GIRAS]
This is land use/land cover digital data collected by USGS and converted to ARC/INFO by the EPA. This data is useful for environmental assessment of land use patterns with ...


31. A New High-Resolution National Map of Vegetation Ecoregions Produced Empirically Using Multivariate Spatial Clustering [ORNL_MGC]
A parallel supercomputer was used to divide the conterminous 48 states of the United States into 1000, 2000, 3000, 5000, and 7000 ecoregions with relatively homogeneous values of elevation, edaphic, ...


32. AVHRR Land Cover Data, Canada [Canada_GeoGratis_AVHRRLandCover]
This land cover data set was derived from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) sensor operating on board the United States National Oceanic and ...


33. AVHRR derived Northeastern U.S. Landcover [EOSWEBSTER_PnET_Land_Input_NE]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset, used as in input to the PnET model, (see parent DIF) was formed by Scott Ollinger at a resolution of 30 arc sec (about 1 kilometer) from a dataset first extracted by R.G. Lathrop and ...


34. AVNIR Land Cover Classification (EORC-019) [ND01052]
This CD-ROM contains ADEOS AVNIR images around KANTO and KANSAI. The AVNIR data will be useful for monitoring such phenomena as disasters,resource exploration, distribution ...


35. African 6000 Years B.P. Land Surface Conditions, WDC Paleoclimatology [NOAA_NGDC_PALEO_AFRICA6K]
This dataset describes land surface conditions at 6000 years B.P. on a 1 degree x 1 degree grid across northern Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. It includes information on the percentage in each ...


36. Agricultural Land Identification Project, Nova Scotia, Canada [Canada_NS_AgriFish_AgLandId]
The Agriculture Services Branch completed an inventory of farm land throughout the province of Nova Scotia, as of 1997. The database contains agricultural land use data, classified by Long-term, Rotational, ...


37. Agricultural, Geographic and Population data for Counties in the Contiguous United States [EOSWEBSTER_US_County_Data]   CHILD METADATA
Annual crop data from 1972 to 1998 are now available on EOS-WEBSTER. These data are county-based acreage, production, and yield estimates published by the National Agricultural Statistics ...


38. Alberta Land Inventory (ALI) / Canada Land Inventory (CLI) Landform [Canada_AlbertaRDB_ALICLI]
Competition for land for alternative uses, and increased government economic and social planning in rural areas, made apparent the need for improved knowledge of the productive capability of Canada's ...


39. An Ecosystem Model of Carbon, Nitrogen and Water Balances in Forests [EOSWEBSTER_PnET_Ecosystem_Model]   CHILD METADATA
PnET (net photosynthesis / evapotranspiration) is a nested series of models of carbon (C), water and nitrogen dynamics in forest ecosystems. The models can be used to predict transient ...


40. Aquifer Sensitivity to Contamination by Nitrate Leaching in Illinois [IGDNR_NO3AQSENS]   CHILD METADATA
This data set was designed for statewide evaluation of agrichemical leaching characteristics and associated aquifer sensitivity to contamination. It was created to classify soils ...


41. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Data; USGS, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AK_Wildlif_Ref1]
Digital land cover and terrain data of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) were prduced by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation Systems Field Office, Anchorage, ...


42. Argentina GlobeSar2 Radarsat Data [Canada_CCRS_Globesar2Argentina]
Building on the success of previous radar data programs, GlobeSAR-2 is a four-year geomatics technology transfer program focused on the use of RADARSAT for improved natural resource management in ...


43. Argonne 0.2-Degree Land Use and Deposition Data [NCAR_DS766.0]
This dataset contains land use classification data on a 1/6-degree by 1/4-degree grid covering the United States from 52W longitude to 134W and from 24N latitude to 54N. Also ...


44. Atlas of Coastal Bays of Maryland on CD-ROM from State of Maryland Department of Natural Resources [MD_DNR_CDROM_COASTALBAYS]
This CD-ROM contains an electronic atlas of Maryland's Atlantic coast including coastal bays, marshes, barrier beaches and coastal upland. The data cover the coastal bays regions of Maryland and ...


45. Australian Land Cover Change data 1990-1995 [BRS_ALCC_1990-95]
One hundred and fifty eight Landsat Thematic Mapper scenes for 1990 (1991 in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Queensland) and 1995 were used in conjunction with vegetation and ...


46. Axel Hamberg's Sarek research 1895-1933: Use of Invisible Sámi Assistants [SMHI_IPY_ROSNIPOL04]
The natural geographer Axel Hamberg (1863-1933) became the funder of the research in the mountain massif, Sarek, Sweden, the area that is known as Sweden?s last wild life area. He based his thesis ...


47. BALANS Land cover [BALANS_LandCover]
The BALANS land cover dataset has been assembled from satellite data from the IRS 1C/1D WiFS satellite. The reference data has been collected from national sources. Note that the ...


48. BALANS Wetlands [BALANS_Wetlands]
The BALANS wetlands dataset has been assembled from satellite data from the IRS 1C/1D WiFS satellite. The reference data has been collected from national sources. Note that the product is not homogenous ...


49. Beechey Point, Alaska Vegetation and Land Cover, USGS, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USGS_AK_B_Landcover1]
Vegetation and land cover for Beechey Point 1:250,000-scale topographic quadrangle. Derived from a single Landsat MSS scene. Printed map: AK Vegetation and Land Cover Series l-0211. Digital raster ...


50. Bolivia GlobeSar2 Radarsat Data [Canada_CCRS_Globesar2Bolivia]
Building on the success of previous radar data programs, GlobeSAR-2 is a four-year geomatics technology transfer program focused on the use of RADARSAT for improved natural resource management in ...


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