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51. Climatology, Meteorology, and Microbial Metabolism in Ice with Dust Loggers and Fluorimetry [price_0738658]
This award supports a project to use two new scanning fluorimeters to map microbial concentrations vs depth in the WAIS Divide ice core as portions of it become available at NICL, and selected portions ...


52. Climatology, Volcanism, and Microbial Life in Ice with Downhole Loggers [price_0440609]
This award supports a project to use two spectrofluorimeters - one with a 224-nm laser to excite protein fluorescence and non-protein aerosol and dust fluorescence, and the other with a 404-nm laser ...


53. Collaborative Research: Anisotropy, Abrupt Climate Change, and the Deep Ice in West Antarctica [pettit_0940650]
This award supports a project to constrain the accumulation rate, thickness, and temperature history for Siple Dome using a vertical velocity profile that includes the effects of an evolving fabric ...


54. Collaborative Research: Constructing an Ultra-high Resolution Atmospheric Methane Record for the Last 140,000 Years from WAIS Divide Core [Sowers_0538538]
This award supports a project to develop a high-resolution (every 50 yr) methane data set.


55. Collaborative Research: Continued Study of Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [spencer_1043313]
This data set includes ~50-m averaged annual layer thicknesses down to 3403 m depth at the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core (WDC06A) as observed visually using diffuse transmitted light ...


56. Collaborative Research: Integrated High Resolution Chemical and Biological Measurements on the Deep WAIS Divide Core [priscu_0839075]
This collaborative research project (Collaborative Research: Integrated High Resolution Chemical and Biological Measurements on the Deep WAIS Divide Core) was funded by NSF-OPP and was part of the ...


57. Collaborative Research: Microparticle/tephra analysis of the WAIS Divide ice core [dunbar_0636767]
Visible tephra layers were found in the Byrd Station ice core, the first deep core drilled in Antarctica. Since then, tephra have been found in many other Antarctic ice cores. Tephra layers in ice ...


58. Collaborative Research: Replicate Coring at WAIS Divide to Obtain Additional Samples at Events of High Scientific Interest [severinghaus_1043421]
This award supports a project to obtain samples of ice in selected intervals for replication and verification of the validity and spatial representativeness of key results in the WAIS Divide ice core, ...


59. Collaborative Research: Stable Isotopes of Ice in the Transition and Glacial Sections of the WAIS Divide Deep Ice Core (NSF Award Number 1043092) [WAIS_Divide_Isotope_Data]
WAIS Divide Core 06A 68,000 years ago through 2000C.E. Isotope Data from University of Washington (Eric Steig). Data set of 0.25 to 1 meter averages of oxygen isotope data from the WAIS Divide ice ...


60. Collaborative Research: Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES) Site Selection [conway_0087345]
This award supports a program of ground-based geophysical measurements to map in detail the spatial variations of ice flow, accumulation rate, internal layering and ice thickness at the sites which ...


61. Comparative study of processes controlling carbon export in Southern Ocean environments characterised by a different hydrodynamical and ecological functioning [ASAC_1343]
Preliminary Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1343 See the link below for public details on this project. Comparative study of the processes controlling carbon export in Southern ...


62. Comparison of Inorganic Carbon System Parameters Measured in the Atlantic Ocean from 1990 to 1998 and Recommended Adjustments, CDIAC-140 [CDIAC_IC-140]
As part of the global synthesis effort sponsored by the Global Carbon Cycle project of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and U.S. Department of Energy, a comprehensive comparison ...


63. Congaree Swamp National Monument Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping [usgs_nps_congareeswamp]
Vegetation field plots at Congaree Swamp National Monument were visited, described, and documented in a digital database. The database consists of 2 parts - (1) Physical Descriptive Data, and (2) ...


64. Congaree Swamp National Monument Spatial Vegetation Data; Cover Type/Association Level of the National Vegetation Classification System [usgs_nps_congareeswampspatial]
The National Park Service (NPS), in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division (BRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has implemented a program to "develop a uniform hierarchical ...


65. Continuous flow measurements of MSA in the WAIS Divide (WDC06A) ice core [saltzman_0839122]
This dataset includes depths, ages, and concentrations of methanesulfonate. The analyses were conducted using the DRI continous melter system with electrospray MS/MS detection in negative ion mode. ...


66. Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP)/Enhanced Observing Period-1 (EOP-1) at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC [CEOP_UCAR_JOSS_NOAA_CODIAC]
The Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) seeks to establish an integrated global observing system for the water cycle which responds to both scientific and social needs. It is built as the ...


67. Coral Reefs and Mangroves of the World from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_MAP]
World distribution of coral reefs and mangroves data from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre links to marine statistics, and maps showing coral reefs and mangroves. These are ...


68. Cosmogenic Radionuclide in Ice Cores [Nishiizumi-OPP0126343]   PARENT METADATA
This project is intended to provide a record of cosmogenic radionuclides, 10Be (half-life = 1.5 Myr) and 36Cl (0.30 Myr), concentrations in the Siple Dome ice cores. It is particularly instructive ...


69. Country Profiles of Security and Sustainable Development 2007 [WDCGSDcountry_profile07]
The catalog provides the information about profiles of Security and Sustainable Development of countries. Catalog also includes Garmonization degree, Sustainable Development, Economic Dimension, Ecological ...


70. Crater Peak (Mt. Spurr), Alaska: Eruptions of 1992 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01228]
Alaska has a number of active and potentially active volcanoes. More than one-half of the population of Alaska lives within 300 km of an active volcano. In the last 100 years there have been two eruptions ...


71. Dams, Lakes and Reservoirs Database for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_DAMS]
The dams and reservoirs database is a global databank of 633 large impoundments from a series of world dam registers published by ICOLD and IWPDC (ICOLD, 1984;1988; IWPDC, 1994; 1989), ...


72. Devils Tower National Monument Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping [usgs_nps_devilstower]
Vegetation field plots at Devils Tower NM were visited, described, and documented in a digital database. The database consists of 2 parts - (1) Physical Descriptive Data, and (2) Species Listings. ...


73. Devils Tower National Monument Spatial Vegetation Data:Cover Type/Association Level of the National Vegetation Classification System [usgs_nps_devilstowerspatial]
The National Park Service (NPS), in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division BRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has implemented a program to "develop a uniform hierarchical vegetation ...


74. Digital Images of Thin Sections from Siple Dome [NSIDC-0127]
This data set is part of the WAISCORES project, an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice sheet on climate and sea level change. WAISCORES researchers acquired and ...


75. Domestic and Industrial Water Use for the World Water Development II [UNH_WWRDII_WATUSE]
This data set consists of gridded fields of domestic and industrial water use for 2000 (in millions of cubic meters per year per grid cell) at 30 minute (latitude by longitude) resolution. Sectoral ...


76. Duzce, Turkey Earthquake, November 12, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01934]
The magnitude 7.2 quake occurred at 6.57 pm local time (16:57 GMT). Duzce lies on the eastern fringe of the region hit by the August 17 quake. Some areas experienced a one-two punch from the 1999 ...


77. Earthquake Damage - General [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01194]
An earthquake is the motion or trembling of the ground produced by sudden displacement of rock in the Earth's crust. Earthquakes result from crustal strain, volcanism, landslides, and collapse of ...


78. Earthquake Damage in San Francisco, CA, April 18, 1906 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01195]
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost ...


79. Earthquake Damage to Schools [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01198]
This set of slides graphically illustrates the potential danger that major earthquakes pose to school structures and to the children and adults who happen to be inside at the time of the earthquake. ...


80. Earthquake Damage to Transportation Systems [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01197]
Earthquakes represent one of the most destructive natural hazards known to man. A serious result of large-magnitude earthquakes is the disruption of transportation systems, which limits post-disaster ...


81. Earthquake Damage, Armenian SSR, December 7, 1988 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01204]
On December 7, 1988, at 11:41 A.M. local time a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook northwestern Armenia and was followed four minutes later by a magnitude 5.8 aftershock. Swarms of aftershocks, some as ...


82. Earthquake Damage, Northern Iran, June 21, 1990 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01207]
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred in the Gilan Province between the towns of Rudbar and Manjil in northern Iran on Thursday, June 21, 1990. The event, the largest ever to be recorded in that part ...


83. Earthquakes in Central California, 1980-1984 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01202]   PARENT METADATA
There have been many earthquake occurrences in central California. This set of slides shows earthquake damage from the following events: Livermore, 1980, Coalinga, 1983; and Morgan Hill, 1984. All ...


84. Earthquakes in Southern California [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01201]
There have been many earthquake occurrences in Southern California. This set of slides shows earthquake damage from the following events: Imperial Valley, 1979, Westmorland, 1981, Palm Springs, 1986; ...


85. El Quindio Colombia Earthquake, January 25, 1999 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01379]
The El Quindio earthquake was one of the most destructive natural disasters to have occurred in Colombia in recent years. Long lasting economic and social impacts will continue to be felt in Armenia ...


86. Electronic Atlas of World Ocean Circulation Experiment Data (eWOCE) [AWI_EWOCE]
All publicly available bottle data of the WOCE Hydrographic Programme(WHP)have been compiled into an integrated dataset(WoceBtl). Together with the Ocean Data View (ODV) visualization software for ...


87. Environmental Hazards and Mud Volcanoes in Romania [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01208]
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 ...


88. Erosional Landforms [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01217]
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. ...


89. Eruption of Mount St. Helens, May 18, 1980 [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01224]
The May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens was the most destructive in the history of the United States. Mt. Saint Helens is located in southwest Washington in the Cascade Range, a mountain range ...


90. Faults [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01203]
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 ...


91. Fire vs Water: Erosional/Depositional Geology, Hawaiian Islands [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01274]
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 ...


92. Firn Metamorphism: Microstructure and Physical Properties [albert_0944078]
This award supports a project to investigate the transformations from snow to firn to ice and the underlying physics controlling firn's ability to store atmospheric samples from the past.


93. Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Field Plots Data Base for Vegetation Mapping [usgs_nps_fortlaramie]
Vegetation field plots at Fort Laramie NHS were visited, described, and documented in a digital database. The database consists of two parts - (1) Physical Descriptive and Stratum Data, and (2) Species ...


94. Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Spatial Vegetation Data: Cover Type/Association Level of the National Vegetation Classification System [usgs_nps_fortlaramiespatial]
The National Park Service (NPS), in conjunction with the Biological Resources Division (BRD) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has implemented a program to "develop a uniform hierarchical vegetation ...


95. Fugitive Gases (Helium, Neon, and Oxygen) in the WAIS Divide Ice Core as Tracers of Basal Processes and Past Biospheric Carbon Storage [severinghaus_1143619]
This award supports a project to extend the study of gases in ice cores to those gases whose small molecular diameters cause them to escape rapidly from ice samples (the so-called "fugitive gases"). ...


96. GLobal Ocean Data Analysis Project (GLODAP) Ocean Atlas [CDIAC_GLODAP]
The GLobal Ocean Data Analysis Project (GLODAP) is a cooperative effort to coordinate global synthesis projects funded through NOAA/DOE and NSF as part of the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study - Synthesis ...


97. Gases in Firn Air and Shallow Ice at the Proposed WAIS Drilling Site [saltzman_0440602]
These data are trace gas measurements of air extracted from ice core samples from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide A core (WAIS-D 05A). This core was dry-drilled at the WAIS site during the 2005-2006 ...


98. Gases in Firn Air and Shallow Ice at the WAIS Drilling Site, Antarctica [NSIDC-0412]
This data set contains trace gas measurements of air extracted from ice core samples from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide A core (WAIS-D 05A). The WAIS A core was dry-drilled at the WAIS site ...


99. Geomicrobiology of Antarctic Subglacial Environments - Subglacial Lake Whillans [836fe3e7-98f5-4c32-b661-8df8f575d7c0]
Liquid water has been known to occur beneath the Antarctic ice sheet for more than 40 years,but only recently have these subglacial aqueous environments been recognized as microbial ecosystems that ...


100. Global Surface and Atmospheric Radiative Fluxes (FD data) [GISS_FLUX_FC]
[Source: NASA/GISS, http://isccp.giss.nasa.gov/projects/flux.html ] A new version of the upwelling and downwelling, shortwave and longwave radiative fluxes has been calculated at ...


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