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1. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v1_1.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 1 data set describes globally-significant ecological patterns within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


2. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1700_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1700 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


3. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1800_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1800 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


4. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_1900_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 1900 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


5. Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ANTHROMES_v2_2000_2.0]
The Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, Version 2: 2000 data set describes anthropogenic transformations within the terrestrial biosphere caused by sustained direct human interaction with ecosystems, ...


6. Assessment and Management of Dead-Wood Habitat [USGS_OFR_2007_1054]
Dead wood has become an increasingly important conservation issue in managed forests, as awareness of its function in providing wildlife habitat and in basic ecological processes has dramatically ...


7. Behavioral observations, blood and fecal samples taken from Adelie penguins at Shell Glacier and Cape Crozier to detect the impact of human disturbance [K027_2003_2006_NZ_1]
Long term studies of the impacts of human disturbance on adelie penguins using a range of key behavioural, ecological and physiological measures are required to establish logical management regimes ...


8. Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2006_2006.00]
The Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality ...


9. Predicted Arctic vegetation distribution shifts under future climate change [predicted_arctic_vegetation_distribution_shifts_under_future_climate_change]
These data are predicted distributions of vegetation in the Arctic under climate change scenarios for the 2050s, as described in the paper: Pearson, R.G., Phillips, S.J., Loranty, M.M., Beck, P.S.A., ...


10. Protected Areas (Marine, IUCN Categories I-VI and not Classified) - Percent of Marine Area [geodata_1876]
A marine protected area is an area of sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biodiversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other ...


11. Protected Areas (Marine, IUCN Categories I-VI and not Classified) - Total [geodata_1870]
A marine protected area is an area of sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biodiversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other ...


12. Protected Areas (Terrestrial and Marine Combined, IUCN Categories I-VI and not Classified) - Percent of Total Territorial Area [geodata_1871]
Total Territorial area includes: Terrestrial area plus Territorial Sea area (up to 12nm limit). A marine protected area is an area of sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of ...


13. Protected Areas (Terrestrial and Marine Combined, IUCN Categories I-VI and not Classified) - Total [geodata_1712]
A protected area is defined by The World Conservation Union (IUCN) as: An area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and ...


14. Protected Areas (Terrestrial, IUCN Categories I-VI and not Classified) - Percent of Terrestrial Area [geodata_2175]
A protected area is defined by The World Conservation Union (IUCN) as: An area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and ...


15. Protected Areas (Terrestrial, IUCN Categories I-VI and not Classified) - Total [geodata_2174]
A protected area is defined by The World Conservation Union (IUCN) as: An area of land and/or sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and ...


16. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS) - Combined: Version 1.3 [USGS_GAP_PAD-US]
The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is a geodatabase, managed by U. S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Program, that illustrates and describes public land ownership, management ...


17. Protected Areas International - All National Sites (Points) [geodata_1757]
All nationally protected areas (marine and terrestrial), including national sites not formally declared by government (e.g. proposed).


18. Protected Areas International - All National Sites (Polygons) [geodata_1756]
All nationally protected areas (marine and terrestrial), including national sites not formally declared by government (e.g. proposed).


19. Protected Areas International - All National and International Marine Sites (Points) [geodata_2062]
All national and international marine protected areas, including national sites not formally declared by government (e.g. proposed). Including MPA Global 2008 and any other sites which have been identified ...


20. Protected Areas International - All National and International Marine Sites (Polygons) [geodata_1760]
All national and international marine protected areas, including national sites not formally declared by government (e.g. proposed). Including MPA Global 2008 and any other sites which have been identified ...


21. Protected Areas International - All National and International Sites (Points) [geodata_1755]
All international protected areas (marine and terrestrial) including national sites not formally declared by government (e.g. proposed).


22. Protected Areas International - All National and International Sites (Polygons) [geodata_1754]
All international protected areas (marine and terrestrial) including national sites not formally declared by government (e.g. proposed).


23. Protected Areas International - Biosphere Reserves, Ramsar and World Heritage Sites (Points) [geodata_2122]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


24. Protected Areas International - Biosphere Reserves, Ramsar and World Heritage Sites (Polygons) [geodata_2121]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


25. Protected Areas International - Regional Conventions and Agreements (Points) [geodata_2124]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


26. Protected Areas International - Regional Conventions and Agreements (Polygons) [geodata_2123]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


27. Protected Areas National - IUCN category I to VI (Points) [geodata_2116]
All designated protected areas (marine and terrestrial) with IUCN management categories IA - VI only, sites not formally declared by government are excluded (e.g. proposed).


28. Protected Areas National - IUCN category I to VI (Polygons) [geodata_2115]
All designated protected areas (marine and terrestrial) with IUCN management categories IA - VI only, sites not formally declared by government are excluded (e.g. proposed).


29. Protected Areas National - IUCN unkown (Points) [geodata_2118]
All designated protected areas (marine and terrestrial) where IUCN mangament category is unknown. Sites nor formally declared by government are excluded (e.g. Proposed, Recommended and sites with ...


30. Protected Areas National - IUCN unkown (Polygons) [geodata_2117]
All designated protected areas (marine and terrestrial) where IUCN mangament category is unknown. Sites nor formally declared by government are excluded (e.g. Proposed, Recommended and sites with ...


31. Protected Areas National - Other Areas (Points) [geodata_2120]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


32. Protected Areas National - Other Areas (Polygons) [geodata_2119]
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from ...


33. Protected Areas in Alberta, Canada [Canada_ANHIC_ProtectedAreas]
This dataset contains a complete listing of all lands currently under the administration of Alberta Community Development Parks and Protected Areas. These lands are administered under the Provincial ...


34. Aliens in Antarctica - Clothing Item and Propagule data [Aliens_in_Antarctica_visitor_data]   PARENT METADATA
In the 2007/2008 southern summer season a stratified random selection of travellers to the Antarctic were sampled for propagules on their way to Antarctica or sub-Antarctic islands. This dataset ...


35. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity [K021_1998_2008_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


36. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2011_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2011_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artefacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


37. Fungi isolates from physical samples (soil, rock, wood, foodstuff, air, artifacts, etc) from heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region to determine fungal biodiversity - K021_1998_2012_NZ_1 [K021_1998_2012_NZ_1]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artifacts were collected from six Heroic era sites in the Ross Sea Region over the period of January 1999 to January 2008. These sites included ...


38. Isolated fungi from physical samples collected from four sites, two with human impact and two with little human influence to assess fungal biodiversity and the impact of humans [K021_1998_2008_NZ_3]
Physical samples of soil, rocks, wood, foodstuffs, air and artifacts were collected over the period of 2001-2006 from four sites in Ross Sea Region, including two sites with human impact (influence) ...


39. Indicators of Coastal Water Quality: Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration 1998-2007 [CIESIN_SEDAC_ICWQ_CCHLOA_1.0]
The Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentrations 1998-2007 component of the Indicators of Coastal Water Quality Collection represents a tabular time series of the chlorophyll-a concentrations for each grid ...


40. Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2): Global Human Influence Index (HII) Dataset (IGHP) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP2_HII_IGHP_2.0]
The Global Human Influence Index Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2) is a global dataset of 1-kilometer grid cells, created from nine global data layers covering human ...


41. 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000_2000.00]
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 ...


42. Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TREATYSTAT_12_2012.00]
The Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release contains comprehensive information on country participation in multilateral environmental agreements through August 2012. The data were produced ...


43. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENTRI_TEXTS_COL_1.0]
The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Collection of Treaty Texts consists of environmental treaty texts compiled in collaboration with the Columbia University Center for International ...


44. Patterns of population genetic structure among Australian and South Pacific humpback whales [AAS_4101_humpback_population_structure_mixing]
A spreadsheet detailing the analysis of humpback whale biopsy samples including the field: Sample ID Duplicate (notes field) Location sample was taken Collection date (UTC) Collection latitude and ...


45. 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001_2001.00]
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 ...


46. 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2002_2002.00]
The 2002 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) measures overall progress toward environmental sustainability for 142 countries based on environmental systems, stresses, human vulnerability, social ...


47. 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00]
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 ...


48. 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index [CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012_2012.00]
The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), ...


49. Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, 2000 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LULC_MANGROVES_2000_1.0]
The Global Mangrove Forests Distribution, 2000 data set is a compilation of the extent of mangroves forests from the Global Land Survey and the Landsat archive with hybrid supervised and unsupervised ...


50. Gridded Species Distribution: Global Amphibian Richness Grids, 2015 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_SPECIES_AMP_RICH15_2015.00]
The 2015 Release of the Global Amphibian Richness Grids data set of the Gridded Species Distribution collection are aggregations of the presence grids data for the entire class, individual families, ...


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