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1. Arctic Theme Page [Arctic_Theme_Page]
The Arctic Theme Page is a comprehensive resource web site focused on the Arctic. It provides access to widely distributed Arctic data and information for scientists, students, teachers, academia, ...


2. Arsenic in Groundwater - Probability of Occurrence [geodata_2240]
Global assessment of the probability of occurrence of excessive Arsenic concentrations


3. Assessment of the impact of human activities on Trematomus bernacchii (a representative of the Antarctic fauna) by analysis of pollutants in bile and the amount of induction of a gene that produces a detoxifying enzyme [K014_1996_1997_NZ_1]
The impact of human activities in Antarctica on the local fauna was investigated by developing and applying biochemical and molecular genetic techniques to the assessment of the impact of by-products ...


4. BLM/OR-WA Air Quality Designations [BLM_OR_WA_AIR_QUALITY]   PARENT METADATA
This theme depicts the various air quality designations in Western Oregon according to geographic areas.


5. POLDER collection: Aerosols [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_ff99dc6ece3b4a5b2c449020f451af59_IDN]
The French space agency, CNES, has developed the POLDER instrument, which flew on ADEOS (ADvanced Earth Observation Satellite), developed by the Japanese space agency, JAXA. This was the first French/Japanese ...


6. POLDER collection: Atmosphere - HDF [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_54e1d23a271b5a3924a2affa2f9f9dba_IDN]
The French space agency, CNES, has developed the POLDER instrument, which flew on ADEOS (ADvanced Earth Observation Satellite), developed by the Japanese space agency, JAXA. This was the first French/Japanese ...


7. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: boulders and boulder fields. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats2]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested sampling design was used with several spatial scales. ...


8. Photoquadrat survey of hard substratum assemblages around Casey Station: flat and sloping rocky areas. [ASAC_2201_Casey_photoquadrats1]
A survey of the epibenthic fauna of hard-substrata was made around Casey Station, using a camera mounted on a frame to take photoquadrats. A nested sampling design was used with several spatial scales. ...


9. Precipitation Chemistry at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF) [HUBBARD_BROOK_PRECIP_CHEM]
The Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF) is a 3,160 hectare reserve dedicated to the long-term study of forest and stream ecosystems. Located in the White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire, ...


10. Trends in emissions of greenhouse gases (EEA sector classification and IPCC sector classification) [EEA_GREENHOUSE_2.0]
Data on greenhouse gas emissions and removals, sent by countries to UNFCCC and the EU Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mechanism (EU Member States) with copies to EEA and ETC/ACC. Data compiled and held ...


11. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment and recolonisation of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE1]
The effect of location, depth and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a pilot experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Two locations were used, ...


12. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna (Mar 1998 - Feb 1999). [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE2]
The effect of location and sediment contamination on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Four locations were used, a polluted ...


13. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Brown Bay Grid - samples taken along a pollution gradient. [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_BBG]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken along four transects in Brown Bay, along a pollution gradient that has its source ...


14. NOAA's Arctic Theme Page [NOAA_Arctic_Theme_Page]
The Arctic Theme Page is a rich and comprehensive web site focused on the Arctic. It provides access to widely distributed Arctic data and information for scientists, students, teachers, academia, ...


15. National Air Pollution Surveillance (NAPS) Network in Canada [CANEMRCCRSAIRPOLLUTION]
The National Air Pollution Surveillance (NAPS) Network was established in 1969 as a joint program of the federal and provincial governments to monitor and assess the quality of the ambient air in ...


16. Oceanography - Environmental Pollution Data from the Instituto Antartico Argentino [CDA_AR_MAR-OF_ENVIROPOLL_DATA]
Marine environment monitoring of heavy metals in Antarctic algae are recorded.


17. PARASOL collection: Aerosols [CNES_http__cnes.fr_ark_68059_8b80b2e9c1691beced5cba8f79f8dc3d_IDN]
Parasol is the second microsatellite in the Myriade series developed by CNES. It is carrying a wide-field imaging radiometer/polarimeter called POLDER (Polarization and Directionality of the Earth?s ...


18. Penobscot River Synthesis [gomc_358]
This project, currently underway, is compiling a literature review and data inventory of past and current research in the Penobscot River and its watershed. Anticipating increased interest in the ...


19. Relative Wilderness in the Contiguous United States [Relative_Wilderness_US]
Relative wildness of the contiguous United States. A combination of data representing the six attributes of the land that contribute to its wildness. These attributes are solitude, remoteness, uncontrolled ...


20. Relative Wilderness of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed [Relative_Wilderness_Chesapeake]
Relative wildness of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. A combination of data representing the six attributes of the land that contribute to its wildness. These attributes are solitude, remoteness, uncontrolled ...


21. Relative Wilderness of the Eastern United States [Relative_Wilderness_Eastern_US]
Relative Wildness of the eastern United States. A combination of data representing the six attributes of the land that contribute to its wildness. These attributes are solitude, remoteness, uncontrolled ...


22. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Amphipod and Isopod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_Amphipod.Isopod_Kingston2007]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


23. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Brown Ostracod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetalToxicityMarine_BrownOstracods_Kingston2007]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


24. Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants - Juvenile Gastropod toxicity tests, Kingston 2007 [AAS_2933_MetaToxicityMarine_JuvenileGastropods_Kingston2007]   PARENT METADATA
Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933. While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. ...


25. Sequencing of the metallothionein gene using the RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction) method in the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki to determine the exposure of Antarctic fish to heavy metals [K014_1997_1999_NZ_1]
The development and application of a new molecular approach for quantifying the exposure of Antarctic fish to heavy metals was tested. The approach uses quantitative RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase ...


26. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: (core samples: Nov 1998 - Jan 1999) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey4]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). This ...


27. Soft sediment assemblages at Casey Station: Spatial variation and human impacts. (core samples: Oct-Dec 1997) [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey2]
A survey of macrobenthic assemblages in soft-sediments was done at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Samples were taken by divers using hand-held corers (core size - 10 cm diameter by 10 cm deep). The ...


28. Soil, Water, and Air Quality [USDA0101]
This database includes data from various field research projects relating agricultural management systems and practices to soil, water, and air quality and to crop production. Collection Organization: ...


29. State of the Chesapeake Bay Report [CBF_StateofChesapeake]
The State of the Bay Report is an annual report that provides the results on the health and environmental condition of the Chesapeake Bay. To create the ...


30. Storage and Retrieval of U.S. Waterways Parametric Data (STORET) [CIESIN0178]
The "Storage and Retrieval of U.S. Waterways Parametric Data (STORET)" was developed as a uniform data collection and reporting system for chemical, physical, and biological water quality data in ...


31. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (Winter grab samples), June-Sept 1998 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey3]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in winter 1998, using a van-Veen grab (surface area 20 ...


32. Survey of soft sediment assemblages around Casey Station (grab samples), Feb - Mar, 1997 [ASAC_2201_Casey_benthic_survey1]
Marine soft-sediment assemblages were sampled from shallow (5 - 35m) nearshore regions around Casey Station, Windmill Islands, East Antarctica in late summer (Feb-March) 1997, using a van-Veen grab ...


33. The Global Maritime Boundaries Database (GMBD) CD-ROM [MRJBoundary_CD]
The Global Maritime Boundaries Database (GMBD) CD-ROM brings together the claims, limits and boundaries of the world with detailed attribution and documentation so they can ...


34. The National Coastal Pollutant Discharge Inventory [ORCA_SEA_NCPDI_JON]
The National Coastal Pollutant Discharge Inventory (NCPDI) contains estimates for all point, nonpoint and upstream sources of pollutants discharged into the estuarine, coastal and oceanic waters ...


35. The number and nature of incidents resulting in environmental impact in the Australian Antarctic Territory [SOE_rare_events]
INDICATOR DEFINITION This indicator will show the frequency, location, and nature of incidents arising from any activity and which cause, or may have caused, environmental harm not anticipated or ...


36. Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) [EPA0164]
"The Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)" database contains data on annual estimated releases of over 300 toxic chemicals to air, water and land by the manufacturing industry. TRI's main purpose is to encourage ...


37. Treated Waste Water Reused [geodata_1021]
Reused treated wastewater corresponds to an annual quantity of treated wastewater that is reused. The treated wastewater is wastewater discharged from treatment plant (effluent).


38. A manipulative field experiment examining the effect of heavy metal and hydrocarbon contaminated sediment on the recruitment of soft-sediment infauna. [ASAC_2201_Casey_SRE3]
The effects of hyrdocarbon and heavy metal contamination of marine sediments on recruitment of soft-sediment assemblages were examined in a field experiment at Casey Station, East Antarctica. Three ...


39. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of mobile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_mobile]
The recruitment of mobile epifauna on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, arranged ...


40. A manipulative field experiment examining the recruitment of sessile epifauna to hard-substratum at potentially impacted and control locations. [ASAC_2201_Casey_tiles_1_sessile]
The recruitment of epifauna (sessile and mobile) on hard-substratum was examined in a field experiment using tiles. A total of 160 tiles were deployed at five locations, with 32 tiles at each location, ...


41. A transplant experiment measuring the effects petroleum derivatives on Trematomus bernacchii from a relatively pristine site and exposing the fish to the waters at Winterquarters Bay and Cape Armitage [K014_1999_2000_NZ_1]
The impact of petroleum derivatives derived from fuel drums dumped into McMurdo Sound during the period before environmental management practices were regarded was examined on fish in Winterquarters ...


42. An environmental record of lead isotopes over four centuries at Law Dome, Antarctica [ASAC_1092]
Antarctic ice provides an archive of Earths atmospheric composition over time. It therefore records evidence of human impact on the atmosphere. Lead is a toxic element, whose isotopic fingerprint ...


43. Analysis of brain and muscle tissues for activities of the enzyme acelylcholinesterase from the Antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchiicollected from polluted and pristine sites [K014_1996_1997_NZ_2]
The effect of human impacts on fish physiology was investigated by determining whether environmental pollutants impacted upon physiological functioning of the neuromuscular system thereby potentially ...


44. Analysis of organochlorine pesticides, PCB's and heavy metals levels in Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) and South Polar skua (Catharacta maccormicki) carcasses and abandoned eggs [K063_1989_1990_NZ_2]
Skuas as a group have come to be recognized as 'barometers' of environmental health, as their wide range and feeding habits make them ideal for monitoring oceanic pollution. Skua and adelie penguin ...


45. Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay Monitoring [gomc_171]
The Environmental Quality Department (Enquad) is responsible for monitoring and reporting on the water quality impacts of the MWRA sewer system. This includes measuring the quality of treated wastewater ...


46. Chesapeake Bay Program Nutrient Point Source Database [CBP_PSDB]
The Chesapeake Bay Program Nutrient Point Source Database contains data from about 600 nutrient dischargers in the Bay watershed. This database provides facility information, average flow data, average ...


47. Chesapeake Bay Program Watershed Model Scenario Output Database [CBP_WSM43]
The Watershed model is an application of HSPF (Hydrologic Simulation Program - Fortran ) run on a unix workstation. The model divides the 64,000 square mile Chesapeake Bay drainage basin into 87 model ...


48. Concentrations of Particulate Matter less than 10 microns (PM10) [geodata_1930]
Particulate matter concentrations refer to fine suspended particulates less than 10 microns in diameter (PM10) that are capable of penetrating deep into the respiratory tract and causing significant ...


49. Contaminated Sites Database [DB_Contaminated_Sites]
This database has been developed to provide data for state of the environment reporting and as an aid for the management of contaminated sites in Antarctica. It contains known suspected and known ...


50. Continuous Ultra-Trace Ice Core and Other Environmental Analyses [Continuous_Ultra-Trace_Ice_Core_and_Other_Environmental_Analyses]
Acquisition will expand research capabilities for DRI and University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) faculty working in various fields (e.g., pollution aerosols in precipitation, ...


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