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1. Marine Invertebrate Diversity Initiative (MIDI) Database [Canada_MIDI_MarInvDivInitDb]   CHILD METADATA
This data set contains the marine invertebrate species that can be found in the waters of the MIDI study area. This includes the Scotian Shelf, Bay of Fundy, Bras D'or Lakes and the Gulf of Maine. ...


2. Southeast US Headboat Fishery Statistics [NMFS0037]
The headboat fishery statistics information in the SE US includes harvest of reef fishes by species and biological data. Detailed data collection began in 1972 in the Carolinas, expanded southward, ...


3. Abundance, Life-cycle and Potential Productivity of 'Euphausia superba' and its Relationship With Other Zooplankton in Prydz Bay, Antarctica [ASAC_229]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 229 See the link below for public details on this project. From the abstracts of some of the referenced papers: In January 1985 a net sampling survey ...


4. Cascading effects of global climate change on near shore benthic communities in the Antarctic [ASAC_2300]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2300 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project---- Antarctic reefs, like their tropical counterparts, harbour ...


5. Copies of field and lab books associated with ASAC project 2201 - Natural variability and human induced change in Antarctic nearshore marine benthic communities [ASAC_2201_field_lab_books]   PARENT METADATA
These are the scanned electronic copies of field and lab books used at Casey Station and Davis Station between 1997 and 2012 as part of ASAC (AAS) project 2201 - Natural variability and human induced ...


6. Depth related changes in the composition of marine soft sediment infaunal invertebrate communities - sediment characteristics data - Casey 2006/07. [ASAC_2201_Depth_Sediment]
Depth related changes in sediment characteristics and the composition of infaunal invertebrate communities were investigated at two sites in the Windmill Islands around Casey station, East Antarctica, ...


7. Foraging ecology of emperor penguins in summer and potential overlap with fisheries [ASAC_1252]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 1252 See the link below for public details on this project. Currently three datasets are attached to this metadata record. Dive data collected in 1988, ...


8. Heavy metal concentrations in marine sediments around Casey station, East Antarctica - long-term monitoring [ASAC_2201_Long-term_Sediment_Metals]
Sediment cores (5cm diameter x 10cm deep), collected as part of the long-term monitoring of the Thala Valley waste disposal site clean-up (Casey station), were sectioned and a portion of each core ...


9. Iron content of Southern Ocean phytoplankton: implications for carbon transfer to the deep sea [ASAC_2297]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2297: Iron content of Southern Ocean phytoplankton: implications for carbon transfer to the deep sea. Data on size-fractionated distribution of suspended ...


10. Macroalgal responses to heavy metals and varying light levels at Casey Station [ASAC_2201_Runcie]   PARENT METADATA
1. In situ chlorophyll fluorescence measurements using pulse amplitude technique (PAM) of macroalga Desmarestia menziesii, assessing adaptation to high light exposure after sea ice breakout, and impact ...


11. SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems [ASAC_2201_SRE4]   CHILD METADATA
Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ...


12. Seabird by-catch in longline fisheries [ASAC_2295]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2295 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Longline fisheries represent a serious threat to the survival ...


13. Southern Ocean Continuous Zooplankton Records [AADC-00099]
This dataset contains results from Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) surveys in the Southern Ocean. When the opportunity arises, zooplankton species, numbers and abundance data are recorded on a ...


14. Structure and floristic composition of the Heard Island "Pool Complex" Community [ASAC_255]
The stratigraphy, hydrology and vegetation of the Heard Island (sub-Antarctic; 53 deg. 05'S, 73 deg. 30'E) 'pool complex' bogs are described. Spatial variation in processes that might have contributed ...


15. The Ecology and Biogeography of Heard Island Marine Benthos [ASAC_254]
Collections of 23 macroinvertebrate taxa associated with Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts and 58 invertebrate taxa associated with artificial substrata collectors are described from shallow-water and ...


16. The Geochemistry, Ecology and Taxonomy of Antarctic Methanogenic Bacteria [ASAC_264]
The Antarctic methanogen Methanococcoides burtonii contained only diether phospholipids. These membrane components were analysed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography mass spectrometry. Of ...


17. UV climate over the Southern Ocean south of Australia, and its biological impact - 1994 data [ASAC_2210_94]
Ozone depletion over Antarctica increases UVB irradiances reaching the Earth's surface in the region. Marine microbes, that support the Antarctic food web and play an integral part in carbon cycling, ...


18. UV climate over the Southern Ocean south of Australia, and its biological impact - 1997/1998 field season data [ASAC_2210_97-98]
Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2210 See the link below for public details on this project. ---- Public Summary from Project ---- Ozone depletion over Antarctica increases UVB irradiances ...


19. Vulnerability of shallow Antarctic invertebrate-dominated ecosystems [ASAC_2201_vulnerability]
Human impacts threaten not only species, but also entire ecosystems. Ecosystems under stress can collapse or transition into different states, potentially reducing biodiversity at a variety of scales. ...


20. Africa Holdridge Life Zone Classification (Vegetation and Climate) [NBId0023_101]
New-ID: NBI23 Holdridge Life Zone is a coverage showing zone classification, vegetation relation to climate and vice versa.


21. Africa Lakes and Rivers (World Data Bank II) [NBId0036_101]
New-ID: NBI36 Africa Lakes and Rivers. Lakes and Rivers Dataset documentation (Micro World Data Bank II) Files: LAKES.VEC Code: 100055-001 RIVERS.VEC ...


22. Africa Olson World Ecosystems [NBId0022_101]
New-ID: NBI22 OLSON WORLD ECOSYSTEMS DATASET DOCUMENTATION File: AFWE20.IMG Code: 100032-001 Raster Member This IMG file is in IDRISI format Olson World Ecosystems data base is part of Global Change ...


23. Africa Revised FNOC Percent Water Cover [NBId0053_101]
New-ID: NBI53 Africa Revised FNOC Percent Water Cover Dataset Documentation File: AFWATER.IMG Code: 100082-005 Raster Member The IMG file is in IDRISI format The percent water cover dataset ...


24. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


25. Benito River dataset of Equatorial Guinea [NBId0153_101]
New-ID: NBI153 The Equatorial Guinea Benito River dataset documentation File: EGRIVER.E00 Code: 121001-001 Vector Member The E00 file is in Arc/info format and should be imported with the Arc/Info ...


26. BioChem: Nutrients and phytoplankton in Prince Edward Island inlets during late summer to fall (OBIS Canada) [OBIS.BioChem_PEI_Phytoplankton_Monitoring_Program]
Inlets of Prince Edward Island (PEI) provide an important source of income, offered by the rapidly growing molluscan shellfish (mostly blue mussels, Mytilus edulis) aquaculture industry. At the same ...


27. BioChem: Zooplankton samples from the Gully, 2006-2007 (OBIS Canada) [OBIS.BioChem_GullyPlankton2006-2007]
Submarine canyons are common features of continental margins off both coasts of North America. The Sable Gully is a submarine canyon located approximately 40 km east of Sable Island on the eastern ...


28. Bolus Herbarium Algal Specimen Database [uct_algae]
The Bolus Herbarium algal collection is the most comprehensive collection in South Africa. Though housing collections from the whole of the South African coastline and also from Namibia, the Western ...


29. East London Museum - Mollusc Collection [elm_molluscs]
The East London (EL) Museum's major natural history collections are molluscs and birds.They also have smaller collections of other marine invertebrates, mammals, skeletons (mammals), reptiles, palaeontology, ...


30. 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. ...


31. 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 ...


32. Kenya Coastal Zone - Lakes, Rivers, Watersheds, Boreholes [NBId0110_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 ...


33. Kenya Coastal Zone - Marine Life, Fishing, Sport, Aquaculture, Vessels, Lighthouses [NBId0115_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 ...


34. Kenya Coastal Zone - Wildlife: Bird Species and Mammals [NBId0128_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 ...


35. LBA - Macrohydrological Dataset from the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) [SAGE_LBA_MACROHYDRO]
Continental scale hydrologic routing models, also known as macrohydrological routing models, have evolved considerably in the past few years. As the models have become more sophisticated, they have ...


36. Laikipia (Kenya) Research Programme GIS Datasets [NBId0177_101]
Laikipia Research Programme GIS Datasets are divided into two main different study area scales: the Regional level [Laikipia district, the Ewaso Ng'iro Basin] and the Local level [Land parcels-farm(s), ...


37. MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Corals [madagascar_corals]
The Madagascar National Oceanographic Data Centre is attached to the University of Toliara. Some of the research achievements of the Oceanographic Data Centre are: a project for the protection of ...


38. 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, ...


39. North Kenya GIS Database project, 1996 [NBId0146_101]
Introduction The North Kenya GIS Database project was created (by Andrea Bottcher for GTZ at UNEP/GRID) by joining datasets which existed in 9 North Kenya districts in 1996. The original datasets ...


40. Roads and Rivers of Africa's Transportation Network, 1991 [NBId0150_101]
The Road Transportation Network datasets (from Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Zaire) are a combination of major roads and rivers that were generated for the Elephant Database. The Database was ...


41. Socotra Island (Yemen) Case Study [NBId0184_101]
The UNEP/GRID Socotra Case study was started in February 1987 and was developed by GRID, Nairobi on behalf of International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR). The objective of the study was ...


42. Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Database [SAGE_SOILDATA]
The rolling landscape of Wisconsin represents a complex mosaic of agricultural land (pastures and cropping systems), forests, prairies, lakes, and urban centers. It is well documented that the conversion ...


43. Using Flow Cytometry, bacteria abundance was determined for samples collected in Oregon/California coastal waters, 2001-2003, GLOBEC, Northeast Pacific Program. [fcm_NEP]
Standard cross shelf/slope sections (max. of 5) were routinely sampled with bottle casts to determine bacteria abundance and concentration of cells with high/low nucleic acid content. Sampling was ...


44. Zooplankton Composition and Abundance at the North Inlet Salt Marsh: Former Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NIN009 [LTER_NIN009]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/North Inlet Salt Marsh, South Carolina (NIN) LTER/NIN009 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Dataset Catalog] In order to assess ...


45. Gulf of Maine Coastal Ocean Observing Center Cruise Data - Zooplankton [COOA_Zooplankton]   PARENT METADATA
This collection contains data acquired on cruises to the Western Gulf of Maine. Monthly cruises began in April 2002 for the REACH project with limited spatial coverage and limited measurements. Beginning ...


46. Samoan Snails Searchable Database [Bishop_HBS_somoansnails]
This database represents the Samoan distributional and nomenclatural information included in Cowie, R.H. 1998. Catalog of the nonmarine snails and slugs of the Samoan Islands. Bishop Museum Bulletin ...


47. Climate: Long-Range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction (CLIMAP) 18,000 Years Before Present (18k bp) Sediment Data Files [FE00126]
The CLIMAP (Climate: Long-range Investigation, Mapping, and Prediction) Project was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) Program. ...


48. Harvard Forest Long-term Ecological Research [USDA0597]
Harvard Forest research focuses on historical and modern changes in Central New England forests, resulting from human and natural disturbance. The data in "Harvard Forest Long-term Ecological Research ...


49. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NTL001: Physical Limnology of North Temperate Lakes Primary Study Lakes [LTER_NTL001]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/North Temperate Lakes (NTL) LTER/NTL001 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]: Parameters characterizing the physical limnology of the ...


50. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NTL002: Chemical Limnology of North Temperate Lakes Primary Study Lakes [LTER_NTL002]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/North Temperate Lakes (NTL) LTER/NTL002 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]: Parameters characterizing the chemical limnology of the ...


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