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1. Inter-disciplinary Forest Ecosystem Research (InFER), Newfoundland, Canada [Canada_CFS_InFER-Nfld]
The Inter-disciplinary Forest Ecosystem Research (InFER) project was established in 1993 to determine the effects of harvesting and silvicultural practices on boreal forest ecosystems. The inter-disciplinary ...


2. Mature Lodgepole Pine Management Study, British Columbia, Canada [Canada_CFS_LodgepolePineBC]
Lodgepole pine stands make up an important part of the forest cover in the interior of British Columbia, consistently providing nearly 25% of total forest product values produced annually in the province, ...


3. Organochlorine Contaminant Residues and Transfers from Mother to Young in Seals, Canada [CANEMRCCRS_ORGANOCHL_SEALS]
The data is available from 1972 to the present. Samples are collected in the field with an annual growth of 30 records per site per year. The area of coverage includes ...


4. 1989 Wildlife Assessment Database [USDA0382]
The "1989 Wildlife Assessment Database" contains information on animal population and harvest statistics. Its purpose is to gather national data supporting analysis of recent historical trends in ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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 ...


8. 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 ...


9. A 2000-year record of mercury and ancient civilizations in seal hairs from King George Island, West Antarctica [ECA060]
The concentrations of total mercury (HgT) and three bio-essential elements (phosphor, potassium, sodium) were analyzed in Antarctic seal hairs from a lake core spanning the past 2000 years and collected ...


10. A log of biological and sea ice observations made at Mawson station between 1971 and 1974 [Biology_Log_Mawson_1971_1974]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a log of biological observations undertaken at Mawson station between 1971 and 1974. The observed animals include: Wilson's Storm Petrels, Petrels, Giant Petrels, Skuas, Emperor ...


11. A log of biological and sea ice observations made at Mawson station between 1977 and 1978 [Biology_Log_Mawson_1977_1978]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a log of biological observations undertaken at Mawson station between 1977 and 1978. The observed animals include: Weddell Seals, Skuas, Snow Petrels, Wilson's Storm Petrels, Pintado ...


12. A log of biological observations at Mawson station during 1980 and 1981 [Biology_Log_Mawson_1980_1981]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a log of biological observations undertaken at Mawson station in 1980 and 1981. The logs include observations of adelie penguins, snow petrels, leopard seals, pintado petrels, ...


13. A log of biological observations at Mawson station in 1982 [Biology_Log_Mawson_1982]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a log of biological observations undertaken at Mawson station in 1982. The logs include observations of pintadoo petrels, emperor penguins, killer whales, elephant seals, leopard ...


14. A log of biological observations of Weddell Seals and Leopard Seals made at Mawson station between 1974 and 1979 [Biology_Log_Mawson_Seals_1974_1979]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a log of biological observations of Weddell Seals and Leopard Seals taken at Mawson Station between 1974 and 1979. The hard copy of the log has been archived by the Australian ...


15. A log of bird banding and zoological observations made at Wilkes Station and the Windmill Islands, 1962-1963 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Bird_Banding_1962_1963]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a record of bird banding activities undertaken at Wilkes Station in 1962 and 1963. It also contains a log of observations made on animals in the area, as well as some hand-drawn ...


16. A log of zoological observations made at Wilkes Station and the Windmill Islands, 1959-1961 [Biology_Log_Wilkes_Zoology_1959_1961]   PARENT METADATA
This file contains a log of zoological observations made by Richard Penney at Wilkes station from 1959 to 1961. The observations were made in the Windmill Islands, at locations such as Clarke Island, ...


17. ANTXXIII-8 Birds and Mammals Observations [SCAR-MarBIN] [scarmarbin_ANTXXIII8TP]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset is a compilation of observation recorded by Henri Robert (Royal Belgian Instiute of Natural Sciences) and Gauthier Chapelle (International Polar Foundation) during the ANTXXIII-8 ...


18. APIS - Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's [APIS]
APIS data were collected between 1994 and 1999. This dataset also includes some historical data collected between 1985 and 1987. Both aerial and ship-board surveys were conducted. Studies on the behaviour ...


19. Accuracy and Precision of Estimating Age of Gray Wolves by Tooth Wear [usgs_npwrc_graywolves]
We evaluated the accuracy and precision of tooth wear for aging gray wolves (Canis lupus) from Alaska, Minnesota, and Ontario based on 47 known-age or known-minimum-age skulls. Estimates of age using ...


20. Acoustic census of mysticete whales, Antarctic, Mar-Aug 2001, GLOBEC [sonobuoy_whale_SO]
Mysticete whale calls were monitored/recorded via deployment of directional sonobuoys during March-August 2001. This monitoring technique is used to study whale distribution, ...


21. Acoustic surveying of pack-ice seals [Acoustic_seals]
Acoustic surveying Data from four acoustic surveys from the Aurora Australis from 1996-10-05 to 1996-10-31; 1997-10-09 to 1997-10-29; 1997-12-08 to 1998-01-06; and 1999-12-04 to 2001-01-16. ...


22. Across Trophic Level System Simulation (ATLSS) Program [USGS_SOFIA_atlss_prog]
The ATLSS (Across Trophic Level System Simulation) program addresses CERP’s (Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan) need for quantitative projections of effects of scenarios on biota of the Greater ...


23. Aerial Surveys of Marine Birds and Mammals in Support of Oil Spill Response and Injury Assessment [seamap47]   PARENT METADATA
Aerial Surveys of Marine Birds And Mammals In Support Of Oil Spill Response And Injury Assessment Studies: -- OSPR Aerial Surveys [Birds and Mammals] Study Code: OS Contract Number: FG7407-OS with ...


24. Aerial photography flown for the Australian Antarctic Division from CASA 212-400 aircraft, 2010-11 [aerial_casa_2010_11]
Digital aerial photography was flown by a contractor for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) from CASA 212-400 aircraft during the 2010-11 season. Photographs were taken for various projects ...


25. Aerial survey of upper trophic level predators on PLatts Bank, Gulf of Maine [GoMA-Platts_Bank_Aerial_Survey]
The study area is located 50 km from shore in the western Gulf of Maine and covers 1672 km2, including Platts Bank, Three Dory Ridge and surrounding deep water. Platts Bank (43°10’N, 069°40’W) is ...


26. Aerial surveys of Weddell seals throughout Prydz Bay. [wed_aerial]
This data set is from aerial surveys conducted by helicopter over Weddell seal habitat throughout Prydz Bay in February 1999, and again in February 2001. Ice conditions differed dramatically between ...


27. Africa Cattle Type (East Coast Fever Project), 1989 [NBId0236_101]
The Cattle Type data set is part of the East Coast Fever (ECF) database covering sub-Saharan, East, and Central Africa. The ECF study determined both areas at risk and potential migration of the disease ...


28. African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) African Elephant Database [AEDd0001_155]
Summary of AfESG Protected Areas "This dataset is part of the African Elephant Database (AED), which is the most up-to-date ...


29. African Mammals Databank [IAE_AfricanMammals]
The African Mammals Databank is a GIS-based databank on the distribution and conservation of all the big and medium-sized mammals over the whole African continent. The databank has been ...


30. Allied Whale / College of Atlantic North Atlantic Humpback Whale Catalogue, 1976 - 2003, ver2 [seamap73]   PARENT METADATA
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


31. Allied Whale North Atlantic Finback Whale Catalogue [seamap72]   PARENT METADATA
The North Atlantic Finback Whale Catalogue is a sightings based, life history dataset of individual finback whales, inhabiting the Western North Atlantic Ocean. Established in 1986 as a collaborative ...


32. Alnitak Cetaceans and Sea Turtles Surveys off Southern Spain [seamap429]   PARENT METADATA
This dataset, belonging as a whole to Alnitak, comprises the work carried out in the Alboran Sea and adjacent areas from 1990 to 2006, and it includes 3712 sightings of cetaceans and 306 sightings ...


33. Alpha Status, Dominance, and Division of Labor in Wolf Packs. [usgs_npwrc_alpha]
The prevailing view of a wolf (Canis lupus) pack is that of a group of individuals ever vying for dominance but held in check by the "alpha" pair, the alpha male and the alpha female. Most research ...


34. An observatory of coastal sea ice and environment [ASAC_3032]
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 3032. Public Antarctic fast ice is a crucial climate component, and of critical importance to the survival of higher predators and to shipping and ...


35. Anaesthetics and Ecology of the Southern Elephant Sea at Macquarie Island and Heard Island [ASAC_520]
A variety of different chemical restraints, or anaesthetics, were trialed on Southern Elephant Seals at Heard Island and Macquarie Island. The trials were performed on female and juvenile seals, ...


36. Analysis of animal fat (Weddell Seal, Adelie Penguin and Skua) for DDT concentration [K017_1967_1968_NZ_3]
A special method was designed to test levels of DDT in the fats of Antarctica animals including Weddell seals, Adelie penguins and Skuas.. In this method emphasis was placed on identification of the ...


37. Analysis of samples (cloaca, blood and tissue) from Adelie penguins and Weddell seal samples for influenze viruses from Cape Bird [K251_1985_1986_NZ_1]
There is evidence that some influenza pandemics are caused by influenza viruses which have acquired new antigens from avian viruses. In order to understand the conditions under which antigens are ...


38. Analysis of the condition of female (body fat and protein composition, weight and diet) Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) and the implication for reproductive success [K063_2002_2004_NZ_1]
Weddell seals lay down substantial fat deposits during the non-breeding season and then expend the stored energy during an intensive lactation period. Fluctuations in energy acquisition prior to breeding ...


39. Animal Diversity Web [um_animaldiversityweb]
The Animal Diversity Web is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan. Students learn considerable detail about ...


40. Animal Kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula [mncn_dbb_faunaiberica]
Database of species for the Iberian Peninsula and surrounding areas, organised by phylum and covering all species from porifera (sponges) to chordata (birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians). ...


41. Animal Tracking at Heard Island 2003/2004 - ARGOS data [HI_animaltracks_ARGOS]
A major goal of a research expedition by the Australian Antarctic Division over the summer of (2003/04) in the Southern Ocean off Heard Island was to answer some of the questions needed to determine ...


42. Animal excrement: a potential biomonitor of heavy metal contamination [ECA063]
To assess the feasibility of using animal excrement to biomonitor the extent of heavy metal contamination in the marine environment, concentrations of mercury (Hg), lead (Pb), copper (Cu) and zinc ...


43. Annual population estimates of Southern Elephant Seals at Macquarie Island from censuses made annually on October 15th. [SOE_elephant_seals]
INDICATOR DEFINITION Count of all adult females, fully weaned pups and dead pups hauled out on, or close to, the day of maximum cow numbers, set for October 15. TYPE OF INDICATOR There are three ...


44. Antarctic Fur Seal Populations on Heard Island Summer 1987-1988 [AADC-00009]
Abstract from ANARE Research Notes 72 The Antarctic fur seal Arctocephalus gazella has increased in numbers at Heard Island since the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) station ...


45. Antarctic Pack Ice Seals Project (APIS) Acoustic Data for the Eastern Ross Sea 2000 [APIS_Acoustic_data]
APIS (Antarctic Pack Ice Seals) was an international program formulated by the SCAR Group on Specialists on Seals to consider the functional significance of upper trophic level predators ...


46. Antarctic State of the Environment Bibliography [SOE_Bibliography]
State of the Environment bibliography, compiled by Ewan McIvor. Contains 51 records. The fields in this dataset are: author year journal title volume pages publisher place of publication copy on ...


47. Anthropology Mammal Reference Collection Database [Bishop_HBS_mammals]
The Reptile, Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Osteology Collections databases are searchable by order, family, genus and species, common and local names. Bishop Museum's comparative reference collections ...


48. Apparent twin pups of the weddell seal near Mawson, Antarctica [twin_pups]
Phocid seals give birth annually, generally to a single pup. Twins have been reported occasionally, either from observations made in utero or from observations of live pups in the field. Examples ...


49. Archaeological Investigation of Sealing Sites at Heard Island [AAS380]
A report and images taken as part of ASAC (AAS) project 380 - Archaeological Investigation of Sealing Sites at Heard Island. Taken from the report: From November 1986 to January 1987 the authors ...


50. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Data Base, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska [EARTH_LAND_USFWS_AK_Wildlife1]
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is the most northern and one of the largest Refuges within America's National Wildlife Refuge System. The Arctic Refuge is managed by the U.S. ...


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