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51. 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 ...


52. 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 ...


53. 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. ...


54. 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 ...


55. 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 ...


56. 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 ...


57. Microbial diversity in the SRE4 marine biodegradation experiment [SRE4_tRFLP_all]   PARENT METADATA
The diversity of the microbial communities in each treatment in the SRE4 in situ biodegradation experiment were examined using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism of the 16S rRNA gene. ...


58. 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), ...


59. 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 ...


60. 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 ...


61. 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 ...


62. MUX - MultiSpectral Camera (CBERS 4) Imagery [INPE_CBERS4_MUX_1]
CBERS-4 MUX - Multispectral Camera. This camera is built under Brazilian responsibility. It is a multispectral camera with four spectral band covering the wavelength range from blue to near infrared ...


63. Modeling Water Quality in the Tualatin River, Oregon, 1991-1997 [WRIR_01_4062]
The calibration of a model of flow, temperature, and water quality in the Tualatin River, Oregon, originally calibrated for the summers of 1991 through 1993, was extended to the summers of 1991 through ...


64. Modelling Carbon Sequestration in Forested Landscapes (CASFOR-II) [EFI_CASFOR_II]
The general objectives of the Modelling Carbon Sequestration in Forested Landscapes (CASFOR-II) project are to consist of A) the develop a general model for estimating carbon ...


65. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY]   CHILD METADATA
In Crew Earth Observations (CEO), crew members on the International Space Station (ISS) photograph the Earth from their unique point of view in low Earth orbit. Photographs record how the planet is ...


66. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Near InfraRed [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_NIR]   PARENT METADATA
A hand-held Nikon D3s camera was modified to allow near-infrared (NIR) photography from the International Space Station. Astronaut Don Pettit first initiated the camera conversion to collect imagery ...


67. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography--Time Lapse Video [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_TIME_LAPSE]   PARENT METADATA
Time-Lapse photography stitched into videos, ranging from severe weather flyovers to city lights at night to the auroras.


68. NASA JSC Crew Earth Observations (CEO) Astronaut Photography-Historical [JSC_CEO_ESRS_ASTRONAUT_PHOTOGRAPHY_HISTORICAL]   PARENT METADATA
Different collections of historical data, ranging from the Apollo imagery to the Transit of Venus.


69. NHESP BioMap Core Habitat [MassGIS_GISDATA.BIOCORE_POLY]
Core Habitat is one of two datalayers resulting from the BioMap biodiversity mapping project.The Core Habitat layer depicts the most viable habitat for rare species and natural communities in Massachusetts. ...


70. NHESP BioMap Supporting Natural Landscape [MassGIS_GISDATA.BIOSNL_POLY]
Supporting Natural Landscape is one of two datalayers resulting from the BioMap biodiversity mapping project (also see the NHESP BioMap Core Habitat datalayer description). The Supporting Natural ...


71. NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 1B format [AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP1]
SHARP is the ESA-Earthnet format for AVHRR and TOVS data. It stands for Standard-family HRPT Archive Request Product. It adopts the internationally-recognised Standard-Family Tape Format ...


72. NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 2A format [AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP2A]
SHARP is the ESA Earthnet format for AVHRR and TOVS data generated to provide an easy data access for the international Remote sensing user community. SHARP-1 consists of two volumes: ...


73. NOAA AVHRR and TOVS Digital CCT product in SHARP level 2B format [AVHRR.TOVS.SHARP2B]
SHARP is the ESA Earthnet format for AVHRR and TOVS data generated to provide an easy data access for the international Remote sensing user community. SHARP-1 consists of two volumes: ...


74. 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 ...


75. 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 ...


76. New Mexico Water Use Data for 1990 and 1995 [NM_WATER_USE]
This is a tabular data set on water use in New Mexico for the years 1990 and 1995. Data may be listed per county or river basin name. Data may be downloaded from "http://wrri.nmsu.edu/wrdis/wateruse/wateruse.html"


77. Nitrogen Fixation in Seagrass Lagoons [USDA0549]
The data in "Nitrogen Fixation in Seagrass Lagoons" has the purpose of helping to better understand factors which exclude N-fixing cyanobacteria from the plankton of estuaries and coastal seas; helping ...


78. 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 ...


79. Northern Hemisphere Biome- and Process-Specific Changes in Forest Area and Gross Merchantable Volume: 1890-1990, CDIAC/DB1017 [CDIAC_DB1017]
The database DB1017 consists of annual values (1890 through 1990) of the areal extent (Ha) and gross merchantable (wood) volume (GMV in m3) of depletion and accrual processes in Northern ...


80. 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 ...


81. Oak Administrative -- Study FS-NC-1109-83-05 [USDA0371]
The purpose of the "Oak Administrative" data set is to measure success of natural and artificial oak regeneration in lower Michigan. It is used to measure response of natural and planted oaks under ...


82. Oregon Plan Core Areas [ODFW_plancore]
A GIS dataset delineating Oregon Plan Core Areas as designated in the Original Draft Oregon Plan dated August 6, 1996. The purpose of the dataset is to illustrate and quantify the Core Areas. 1:100,000 ...


83. Pan-tropical Runoff for the World Water Development Report II [UNH_WWRDII_PANTROPIC]
Gridded fields of changes in runoff and river flow (discharge) due to historical and hypothetical deforestation from Douglas et al. (2005). Scenario 1 (Sc1, historical) compared distributed ...


84. Participation in Treaties - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification [geodata_1574]
In 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) or so called Rio Earth Summit remmended the elaboration of a United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). ...


85. 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 ...


86. Raw GC data to support paper "Investigation of evaporation and biodegradation of fuel spills in Antarctica: II - Extent of natural attenuation at Casey Station" [GC_Files_Casey_nat_attenuation]
GC-FID raw data files to support above publication. GC-FID acquisition systems included &Millenium&, &Varian Star& and &Agilent chemstation&. Some files copied to .AIA format and some files saved ...


87. Reproduction Following Clearcutting -- Study FS-NC-OH-466 [USDA0174]
The purpose of this data set is to model vegetative response of trees and shrubs following clearcutting. The data include silviculture/ecology, growth and yield. The dataset is used to monitor vegetative ...


88. 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. ...


89. 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. ...


90. 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. ...


91. Return of the megaherbs: plant colonisation of derelict ANARE station buildings on sub-Antarctic Heard Island [ASAC_1187_megaherbs]
From the abstract of the referenced paper: Buildings were constructed and artefacts left behind on sub-Antarctic Heard Island, associated with Antarctic research expeditions since 1926. ...


92. 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 ...


93. 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, ...


94. SIAMAZONIA: The Biological Diversity and Environment Information System from Peru [SIAMAZONIA_Peru]
SIAMAZONIA is the reference Center on information management for the environment and biodiversity from the Peruvian Amazon. The purpose of this information system is to support decision-making ...


95. SOFIA - Metadata - Development of an Internet-Based GIS to Visualize ATLSS Datasets for Resource Managers [USGS_SOFIA_johnston_ATLSS_GIS]
The ATLSS Data Visualization System was designed to make it simple to view and analyze Spatially-Explicit Species Index (SESI) models. An essential aspect of the ATLSS Program is making model output ...


96. 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 ...


97. 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, ...


98. 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 ...


99. Sediment Oxygen Demand in the Tualatin River Basin, Oregon, 1992-96 [WRIR_97_4103]
Sediment oxygen demand (SOD) rates were measured by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) personnel at 20 stream sites in the Tualatin River Basin from 1992 through 1996 as part of an investigation into the ...


100. Senegal Desertification Hazard Model [NBId0163_101]
New-ID: NBI163 The Senegal Desertification Hazard (model) documentation File: SENEGAL7.IMG Code:146008-001 Raster Member The IMG file is in IDRISI format The Senegal Desertifcation Hazard ...


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