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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. Barentsburg [SMHI_IPY_Barentsburg]
The Barentsburg survey consists of points, lines and polygons, representing standing and ruined remains of human activities in Barentsburg from the early 20th century - present. The remains were recorded ...


7. Monthly fuel usage (of the main engines, generator sets and boilers) of ships travelling to Australian Antarctic Stations [SOE_ship_fuel]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION The quantity of fuel used by ships travelling to Australian Antarctic stations and on Marine Science voyages ...


8. State of the Environment Database of Antarctic related indicators [DB_SOE]
Antarctica is the world's greatest remaining wilderness area. It plays a significant role in many global environmental issues such as wind and water currents and world weather patterns. State of ...


9. Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) Dataset From Landsat [CIESIN_SEDAC_HBASE_V1_1.0]
The Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) Dataset from Landsat is a global map of HBASE derived from the Global Land Survey (GLS) Landsat dataset for the target year 2010. The HBASE ...


10. Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) Dataset From Landsat [CIESIN_SEDAC_GMIS_V1_1.0]
The Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) Dataset From Landsat consists of global estimates of fractional impervious cover derived from the Global Land Survey (GLS) Landsat dataset for the target ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. China Dimensions Data Collection: Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_FUNDGIS_1.0]
Fundamental GIS: Digital Chart of China, 1:1M, Version 1 consists of vector maps of China and surrounding areas. The maps include roads, railroads, drainage systems, contours, populated places, ...


14. 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 ...


15. 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 ...


16. Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030 [CIESIN_SEDAC_LULC_PUEXPANS_2030_1.0]
The Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030 presents spatially explicit probabilistic forecasts of global urban land cover change from 2000 to 2030 at a 2.5 arc-minute resolution. ...


17. Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2): Global Human Influence Index (HII) Dataset (Geographic) [CIESIN_SEDAC_LWP2_HII_GEOG_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 ...


18. Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_V1_1.0]
The Global Roads Open Access Data Set, Version 1 (gROADSv1) was developed under the auspices of the CODATA Global Roads Data Development Task Group. The data set combines the best available roads ...


19. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11_1.01]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, Version 1.1 contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 ...


20. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Rapid Land Cover Change [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_RLCC_1.0]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Rapid Land Cover Change provides data and information on global and regional land cover change in raster format for agriculture (cropland increase and disease), ...


21. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Indicators [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_RIOJO_1.0]
The Rio to Johannesburg Dashboard of Sustainable Development Indicators portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 35 Commission on Sustainable Development ...


22. CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_GROADS_CCRDSv1_1.0]
The CODATA Catalog of Roads Data Sets, Version 1 contains 367 entries describing national-level road network data sets for 147 countries and four entries describing global data sets. It was produced ...


23. California Rivers Assessment Interactive Database [CA_ICE_CARiversAssesstInterDB]
The California Rivers Assessment (CARA) is a computer-based data management system designed to give resource managers, policy-makers, landowners, scientists and interested citizens rapid ...


24. National Estuary Program [epa_nep]
The National Estuary Program protects and restores the health of estuaries while supporting economic and recreational activities. 28 local NEPs are demonstrating practical and innovative ...


25. New Jersey Landscape Change Research [RUTGERS_LANDSCAPE_CHANGE]
A group of researchers at Rutgers is collaborating to study and address one of New Jersey's most pressing issues: the rapid development of the state's landscapes. Building on existing research, like ...


26. 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 ...


27. Northwestern Panhandle of Florida Coastal Classification Maps - St. Andrew Bay Entrance Channel to Perdido Pass [USGS_OFR_2004_1217]
One purpose of the USGS National Assessment of Coastal Change Project is to provide accurate representations of pre-storm ground conditions for areas that are designated high-priority because they ...


28. Percent Urban Cover, Africa [NBId0045_101]
New-ID: NBI45 Percent Urban Cover for Africa. Revised FNOC Percent Urban Cover Dataset Documentation File: AFURBAN.IMG Code: 100082-004 Raster Member The IMG file is in IDRISI format The ...


29. Rio Grande Valley Spot Satellite Data [USDA0097]
Satellite imagery and geographic information systems are being used to identify, quantify, and record land use changes on the U.S. scale of the Rio Grande that are occuring due to the creation of ...


30. Rwanda Society-Environment Project [NBId0262_101]
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY RWANDA SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT PROJECT The objective of the project is to address natural resources management (NRM) issues in Rwanda through a collaborative program of training, ...


31. Salinity, discharge, stage (tables 1-6, OFR 02-59) [USGS_SOFIA_sal_dis_stage_ofr_02-59]
The report describes the history of roads through the Lower Glades of Everglades National Park and their influence on salinity intrusion. The tables contain data on flows through culverts beneath ...


32. San Diego GIS [San_GIS]
The SanGIS data set includes an extensive collection of GIS maps that are available to the public. Application Data Included: 1. Public Safety: Crime Mapping & Analysis, ...


33. Seabird strikes at Australian Antarctic Stations and on ships. [SOE_Seabird_strikes]
This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE. INDICATOR DEFINITION All known observations of seabird strikes are recorded upon observation at Australian Antarctic Stations and ...


34. 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 ...


35. The Barents Encyclopedia Project [SMHI_IPY_BAR-ENC-01]
The Barents Encyclopedia Project was initiated during the International Polar Year 2007?2008 and work in the project is intended, as the name suggests, to result in the publication of an encyclopedia ...


36. The Global Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS) 3 CD-ROM Data Set from Rutgers University [GRASS_RUTGERS]
The Cook College Remote Sensing Center of Rutgers University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (USA/CERL) have signed a cooperative agreement ...


37. The Miombo (Africa) Network Land Use/Land Cover CD-ROM from the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP) [IGBP_MIOMBO]
The Miombo Woodlands system is taken to include all those Southern and Central African ecosystems which occur under a hot, subhumid, seasonally-wet climate on soils derived ...


38. The New Jersey Landscape Project. [RUTGERS_JERSEY_LANDSCAPE]
The New Jersey Landscape Project is a pro-active, ecosystem-level approach for the long-term protection of imperiled species and their important habitats in New Jersey. The project began in 1994 by ...


39. Think Quest Historical GIS [Think_Quest]
Think Quest's Historical GIS provides multiple data sets covering the last 4000 years of history. In addition, we have provided a variety of internet applications of these data, including static images, ...


40. U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Health Program [epa_usmexicoborderhealth]
Rapid industrialization and population growth in the U.S.-Mexico border region, stimulated in part by NAFTA, is requiring a greater need to understand environmental health trends. Like many public ...


41. Urban Population - Percent of Total Population [geodata_0340]
Percentage of total population residing in urban areas. Because of national differences in the characteristics that distinguish urban from rural areas, the distinction between urban and rural population ...


42. Urban-Rural Gradient Ecology Program (URGE), USDA/FS [USDA_FS89]
The purpose of "Urban-Rural Gradient Ecology Program" is to study the long-term influences of urbanization on forest ecosystem structure and function. Long term dataset (since 1988) monitoring vegetation ...


43. Vermont Historical Landscape Change [UVM_HISTORIC_LAND_CHANGE]
The landscape Change Program is an archive of paired historic and recent photos of Vermont landscapes. The program is funded by the National Science Foundation to digitally document how the Vermont ...


44. World Resources from the World Resources Institute (WRI) [WRI_WORLD_RESOURCES]
The latest World Resources reference is an authoritative assessment of the world's natural resources. The World Resources Institute (WRI), in collaboration with the United Nations Development ...


45. Analysis Products on Urbanization [NRCS_NRI_SotL_URBANIZTION]
The Urbanization maps contain preliminary 1997 NRI data as well as 1992 and earlier data. Some of the maps look at the amount of change in developed land area. The land may have been previously ...


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. Canal and Wetland Flow/Transport Interaction [USGS_SOFIA_metschaf]
Significant canal and wetland flow exchanges can potentially occur along the southwest overbank area of canal C-111 between hydraulic control structures S-18C and S-197. This coupled flow system is ...


48. Casco Bay Estuary Partnership Monitoring Programs [gomc_99]   CHILD METADATA
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership is working to protect and restore the Casco Bay ecosystem and watershed while sustaining compatible human uses. The stakeholder-developed "Casco Bay Plan" ...


49. CensusCD: 1990 Census Data on a Single CD-ROM, GeoLytics Corporation [CensusCD1990]
The following information was abstracted from the CensusCD Webpage ("http://www.censuscd.com"): CensusCD contains the entire US Census, over 1.3 billion demographics, with an easy to use yet powerful ...


50. Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: Complete Collection, Version 1.1 [CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_COMPLETE_V11_1.1]
The Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections, Version 1.1 contains 426 indicators for 239 countries from five major environmental sustainability indicator efforts: the 2006 ...


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