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1. Seasonal frost and soil temperature data, Western Cape Mountains, South Africa, Version 1 [GGD482_1]
Micro-climatic monitoring of air and ground was started in 1990 to evaluate climatic controls on the present-day diurnal soil frost environment in the Western Cape mountains of South Africa. To this ...


2. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Albedo, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_ALB2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Albedo data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, ...


3. AOC-HYCOS [AOC_HYCOS]
Systeme d'Observation du Cycle Hydrologique de l'Afrique de l'Ouest et Centrale - Hydrologic Cycle Observation System for West and Central Africa (AOS-HYCOS) AOC-HYCOS was ...


4. AQUASTAT Database [Aquastat]
AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system of water and agriculture developed by the Land and Water Development Division of FAO. The AQUASTAT database provides information on water and agriculture ...


5. AVHRR HRTP Fire Products Over Africa, ESA Fire Product [IGBP-DIS_FIRE_AVHRR_HRPT_AFRICA]
The Fire Product: AVHRR HRPT Fire Products Over Africa was part of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Data and Information System (IGBP-DIS) Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM. ...


6. AVHRR data from Eurimage [EURIMAGE_AVHRR]
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been operating its Advanced Tiros-N (ATN) series of satellites since October 1978. Carrying the Tiros Operational Vertical Sounder ...


7. AWFI - Wide Field Imaging Camera (CBERS 4) Imagery [INPE_CBERS4_AWFI_1]
The WFI - Wide Field Camera camera can make quick revisits to a certain area - usually in less than five days, aiming at support monitoring and surveillance activities. It complements other sensors ...


8. 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, ...


9. 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, ...


10. 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, ...


11. 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, ...


12. 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, ...


13. Anthropogenic Sulfur Dioxide Emissions, 1850-2005: National and Regional Data Set by Source Category, Version 2.86 [CIESIN_SEDAC_SO2_1850-2005_2.86]
The Anthropogenic Sulfur Dioxide Emissions, 1850-2005: National and Regional Data Set by Source Category, Version 2.86 provides annual estimates of anthropogenic global and regional sulfur dioxide ...


14. Archive of Geosample Data and Information from the University of Minnesota National Lacustrine Core Repository (LacCore) [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.archived-data_LacCore-sample-repository]   PARENT METADATA
LacCore has operated the National Lacustrine Core Repository since 2000, and now curates the world's largest and most diverse collection of lacustrine sediment cores. The biggest contributors (by ...


15. Atlantic Meridional Transect [AMT]
The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) is a multidisciplinary programme which undertakes biological, chemical and physical oceanographic research during an annual voyage between the UK and destinations ...


16. Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) Model Forcing and Data for the GEWEX Cloud System Study Data Integration for Model Evaluation (GCSS-DIME) [GISS_GCSS-DIME_ASTEX]
The Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment (ASTEX) took place from 1 June through 25 June 1992 off the northwest coast of Africa near the Azores, Madeira and Canary Island groups. ...


17. Atmospheric aerosol number concentration [UM0506_28_atmospheric_aerosol]
The atmospheric aerosol number concentration was measured with an optical particle counter. Ambient air was sampled with an inlet located on the upper deck.


18. Audubon Christmas Bird Counts [brdpwrc0006]
Audubon link: "http://www.audubon.org/" The first Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs) were conducted in 1900 in response to a suggestion made in the National Audubon Society's magazine Bird-Lore. Twenty-seven ...


19. Available data on research of Deep-sea red crab [NatMIRC_20020128_93419]   PARENT METADATA
This data set contains all crab data gathered by researchers between 1980 and 2001/2 as well as all data from commercial vessels between 1980 and 2001/2. It includes data from: - trap fishing & ...


20. BIOME 6000 (v4.2): Vegetation Maps for the Mid-Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum [BIOME6000]
The Palaeovegetation Mapping Project (generally known as BIOME 6000: Prentice and Webb, 1998) was inaugurated in 1994 with the aim of providing global maps describing the vegetation patterns at 6000±500 ...


21. 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 ...


22. Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) - Namibia [bclme_namibia]
The BCLME Programme is designed to improve the structures and capacities of Namibia, Angola and South Africa to deal with the environmental problems that occur across the national boundaries, in order ...


23. 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 ...


24. Benthic marine algae from Cabo Frio region and surroundings (Tropical and Subtropical Western South Atlantic OBIS) [Cabo_Frio_Marine_Algae]
Benthic marine algae from Cabo Frio region and surroundings is based on 2 publications.


25. Bilan de Recherches Environnementales et Terrestres [MG4d0001_120]
BRET (Bilan de Recherches Environnementales et Terrestres) est une base de donnees etablie par l'ONE en collaboration avec le CNRE dans le but de dresser un bilan des acquis scientifiques en matiere ...


26. Bioclimatic Map of Tunisia; 1986 [CE1d0024_173]
This coverage represents polygon features that describe the bioclimatology of the soil. Original Map name: CARTE BIOCLIMATIQUE DE LA TUNISIE Date of production: not mentioned Date of collection: 1986 ...


27. Biogenic Silica and Carbon 14 Age Dates from Lake Victoria Cruise V95 Cores [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.geology.G02885]   PARENT METADATA
The LLO operates in conjunction with the Limnological Research Center (LRC) in working towards fulfilling the objectives of the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL) to study the ...


28. Biogeographical Provinces [geodata_0162]
Biogeographical realms were established by Udvardy on the basis of geographic and historic elements, utilizing ground-breaking work as appears on this topic in the published literature. Udvardy's ...


29. Biomass Burning 5x5 degree data in Native Format [BIO_BURN_5X5_HAO_NAT_1]
The BIO_MASS_5X5_HAO_NAT data set contains data representing the geographical and temporal distribution of total amount of biomass burned. The data were collected by Dr. Wei Min Hao and Mei-Huey Liu ...


30. 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 ...


31. CAR Safari Level 1C South African Biogeophysics and Biogeochemistry (CAR_SAFARI_L1C) at GES DISC [CAR_SAFARI_L1C_1]
The Southern African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI) 2000 is an international science field campaign aimed at developing a better understanding of the southern Africa earth-atmosphere-human system. ...


32. CAR Skukuza Level 1C South African Ecosystems (CAR_SKUKUZA_L1C) at GES DISC [CAR_SKUKUZA_L1C_1]
CAR mission Skukuza measured bidirectional reflection functions over different natural surfaces and ecosystems in southern Africa. The measurements were conducted to characterize surface anisotropy ...


33. Modular Optoelectronic Multispectral Scanner, Experimental Missions on Space Shuttle Flights: STS-7/`83 and STS-11/`84 [DFD-MOMS_01]
The Modular Optoelectronic Multispectral Scanner (MOMS) is a scanning system (based on CCD technique) for airborne and predominantly spaceborne geoscientific remote sensing application. The first ...


34. Modular Optoelectronic Multispectral Stereo Scanner, Experimental Mission on Space Shuttle Flight: STS-55 / D2 / 1993 [DFD-MOMS_02]
Mission Scope: -------------- Ten years after the first spaceborne flights of the precursor MOMS-01 in 1983/84, the new concept of a combined stereo and multi- spectral payload, ...


35. Modular Optoelectronic Scanner (MOS) Level 1B Product [IP3.MOS.L1B]
MOS is an experimental imaging spectrometer built by DLR and flying on-board of the Indian ISRO IRS-P3 spacecraft. Its mission is dedicated to the study of Ocean Colour and Atmosphere with capability ...


36. Monthly Atmospheric CO2 Mixing Ratios from the NOAA CMDL Carbon Cycle Cooperative Global Air Sampling Network, 1968-2002 [CDIAC_CO2_CMDL2]
This dataset consists of monthly carbon dioxide (CO2) mixing ratios from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory (CMDL - formally the ...


37. Monthly Temperature and Precipitation Data for Congo (Zaire) (July - December 1911) [NCL00283]
The Congo data resides in 1 book, 'Bulletin Acricole du Congo Belge' (C/fe Bc C74 49171). In these summaries, definitions are: 1. Hourly/daily/monthly/seasonal/annual data -- values determined ...


38. Monthly and Annual Precipitation for Dakar and the rest of Senegal (1887-1927) [NCL00288_289]
The Dakar data resides in 1 book, 'La Pluie a Dakar et L'activite Solaire' (C/fd W464). In these summaries, definitions are: 1. Hourly/daily/monthly/seasonal/annual data -- values determined for ...


39. Morphology and phylogenetic relationships of polar brown algae [KPDC_DOPBA_2005]
Diversity and biogeography of representative brown algae, the Desmarestiales and the Laminariales in the Arctic, the Antarctic and their neighbour regions including North Atlantic, southern Chile, ...


40. Mount Elgon National Park Base Data [UWAd0007_209]
This dataset contains shapefiles with topographical data for Mount Elgon National Park, in Eastern Uganda. The dataset comprises : Vegetation_1994, Towns, Su-counties, Slope, Sites, Roads, Rivers(small, ...


41. Mugahinga Gorilla National Park Base Data [UWAd0002_209]
This dataset contains shape files with topographical data for Mugahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP), in Western Uganda: Park boundaries; enumeration areas (villages one parish deep of the gazetted ...


42. Multibeam collection for EW0109: Multibeam data collected aboard Maurice Ewing from 2001-08-04 to 2001-08-19, departing from Piraeus, Greece and returning to Djibouti, Djibouti [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam.EW0109_Multibeam]   PARENT METADATA
This data set is part of a larger set of data called the MultiBeam Bathymetric Data Base (MBBDB) where other similar data can be found at http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/multibeam/


43. Multibeam collection for EW0110: Multibeam data collected aboard Maurice Ewing from 2001-08-20 to 2001-09-12, departing from Djibouti, Djibouti and returning to Djibouti, Djibouti [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam.EW0110_Multibeam]   PARENT METADATA
This data set is part of a larger set of data called the MultiBeam Bathymetric Data Base (MBBDB) where other similar data can be found at http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/multibeam/


44. Multibeam collection for EW0111: Multibeam data collected aboard Maurice Ewing from 2001-09-13 to 2001-09-20, departing from Djibouti, Djibouti and returning to Seychelles [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam.EW0111_Multibeam]   PARENT METADATA
This data set is part of a larger set of data called the MultiBeam Bathymetric Data Base (MBBDB) where other similar data can be found at http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/multibeam/


45. Multibeam collection for EW9308: Multibeam data collected aboard Maurice Ewing from 1993-10-24 to 1993-11-11, departing from Cape Town, South Africa and returning to Cape Town, South Africa [gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.multibeam.EW9308_Multibeam]   PARENT METADATA
This data set is part of a larger set of data called the MultiBeam Bathymetric Data Base (MBBDB) where other similar data can be found at http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/multibeam/


46. Physical and Chemical Ocean Data from the Coast of Spain, the Balearic Islands,the Canaries and the north-western coast of Africa [CEDO_PHY_CHEM]
The Centro Espanol de Datos Oceanograficos (CEDO) has data, chiefly physical and chemical parameters, obtained by coastal Spanish oceanographic centres in Santander, La Coruna, Vigo, Fuengirola, Mar ...


47. 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 ...


48. Polar Orbiting and Geostationary Satellite Data from Dundee University via WWW [DUNDEE_UK]
The National Environment Research Council (NERC) Satellite Station at Dundee University (UK) server address on the WWW is 'http://www.sat.dundee.ac.uk/'. The Natural Environment Research Council, ...


49. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPCLA_1.0]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Country-Level Aggregates data set consists of country-level estimates of total, urban, and rural populations and land area, ...


50. Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations [CIESIN_SEDAC_ENERGY_NPPL_1.0]
The Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations data set combines information from a global data set developed by Declan Butler of Nature News and the Power Reactor ...


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