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1. Adelie Penguin Dietary Data From Bechervaise Island Antarctica [Adelie_diet_BI]
This dataset contains the results from surveys on the feeding habits of Adelie Penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) on Bechervaise Island, Mawson, Antarctica. Surveys have been conducted since 1991, and ...


2. Population dynamics of the wandering albatross on Macquarie Island and the effects of mortality from longline fishing [Alb_longline_MI]
From the abstract of one of the referenced papers: The estimated breeding population of wandering albatrosses on Macquarie Island increased from 17 in 1956 to a maximum of 97 in 1966, and then declined ...


3. 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 ...


4. 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 ...


5. Applying High-resolution GPS Tracking to Characterize Sensory Foraging Strategies of the Black-browed Albatross, a Top Predator of the Southern Ocean Ecosystem [USAP-1142084_1]
We collected GPS tracks and stomach temperature records from Blackbrowed Albatross from a breeding colony at "Canon des Sourcils Noirs" on Kerguelen Island for the purpose of analyzing their flight ...


6. IPCC Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset [CIESIN_SEDAC_IPCC_BASELINE_1.0]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset consists of population, human development, economic, water resources, land cover, land use, agriculture, food, ...


7. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Biodiversity [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_BIODIVERSITY_1.0]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Biodiversity provides data and information on amphibians, disease agents (extent and distribution of infectious and parasitic diseases), drylands (cattle, sheep ...


8. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover [CIESIN_SEDAC_MA_CLIMLC_1.0]
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover provides data and information on global gridded climatological variables, global land cover maps, and national and international protected ...


9. 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 ...


10. Sturgeon Information Infrastructure (SII) - Great Lakes Basin, 1940-2006 [USGS_BRD_SII_GLB]
The Sturgeon Information Infrastructure (SII) includes data pertaining to lake sturgeon such as location sampled, time period over which sampling took place, status classification of sturgeon populations ...


11. 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, ...


12. Gridded Species Distribution: Global Mammal Richness Grids, 2015 Release [CIESIN_SEDAC_SPECIES_MAM_RICH15_2015.00]
The 2015 Release of the Global Mammal Richness Grids data set of the Gridded Species Distribution collection are aggregations of the presence grids data for the entire class, individual families, ...


13. 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 ...


14. 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 ...


15. Redox Balance in Antarctic Notothenioid Fishes: Do Icefishes Have an Advantage? [NSF-ANT10-43576]
Antarctic channichthyid icefishes are stunning examples of the unique physiological traits that can arise during evolution in a constantly cold environment. Icefishes are the only vertebrates that ...


16. Nutrient transfer from penguin colonies to the vegetation at Cape Hallett: A measurement of the transfer of organic nitrogen in the form of ammonia [K024_2004_2006_NZ_3]
The transfer of nutrients from marine to terrestrial ecosystems are though to be important for vegetation. The transfer rate of organic nitrogen in the form of ammonia from the penguin colonies to ...


17. Collaborative Research: Exploring the Vulnerability of Southern Ocean Pinnipeds to Climate Change - An Integrated Approach [USAP-1142108_1]
Building on previously funded NSF research, the use of paleobiological and paleogenetic data from mummified elephant seal carcasses found along the Dry Valleys and Victoria Land Coast in areas that ...


18. K-Axis voyage of the Aurora Australis, 2015-16 season - Kerguelen Axis Marine Science parent metadata record [AAS_4344_K-AXIS_Voyage]   CHILD DIFs
The Kerguelen Axis voyage was planned to collect data to enhance the realism of end-to-end ecosystem models being developed in the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, to ...


19. Acoustic surveying of pack-ice seals [Acoustic_seals]
Acoustic surveying Data from four acoustic surveys from the Aurora Australis from 1996-10-05 to 1996-10-31; 1997-10-09 to 1997-10-29; 1997-12-08 to 1998-01-06; and 1999-12-04 to 2001-01-16. ...


20. Seals from Space: Developing techniques to use satellite remote sensing to census pack-ice seals in the Prydz Bay region of East Antarctica [AAS_4328_satellite_seals]
Despite being a ubiquitous and abundant component of the Southern Ocean ecosystem, pack-ice seals (crabeater, Ross and leopard seals) are notoriously difficult to census as they are sparsely distributed ...


21. Mitochondrial and Nuclear markers sequence data of Snow Petrels (Pagodroma nivea) from East Antarctica [AAS_4184_Spsequences]
This dataset consists of eight files: seven files with the nucleotide sequence data for seven genetic markers (2 mitochondrial and 5 nuclear) and a 'Read me' file containing the information for each ...


22. Contaminant Exposure and Effects - Terrestrial Vertebrates [usgs_brd_pwrc_ceetv]
The Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program of the Department of the resources under their stewardship. In accordance with the desire of many to continuously monitor the environmental ...


23. Distribution Maps of Fishes in California [CA_ICE_AQUADIV_DistributionmapsfishesCA]
There are estimated to be 120 native and non-native fish species that occur in California. The following list of fish species and their reported distributional ranges in California were compiled by ...


24. GulfCet II: Visual Surveys of Cetaceans and Sea Turtles from Aircraft [usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_4visair]   PARENT DIF
The visual survey of cetaceans and sea turtles from aircraft data set is part of the overarching GulfCet II study, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, ...


25. Suspended-sediment concentrations during dam decommissioning in the Elwha River, Washington [USGS_WWCS_ElwaSuspendedSediment]
ABSTRACT: In 2011, the National Park Service commenced the incremental removal of two century-old dams along the Elwha River, Washington, in order to restore ecological and sediment-delivery processes. ...


26. Tree of Life [ua_de_treelife]
The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information ...


27. 1988/89 Summer season, surveying and mapping program, Mawson - North Prince Charles Mountains - Davis [Survey_1988_89_Mawson_npcms]
Field season report of these programs: 1988/89 Summer Season surveying and mapping North Prince Charles Mountains; ...mapping program Northern PCM's - Mawson Doppler Translocation Support; ....mapping ...


28. Baffin Bay Region Narwhal Research, Version 1 [ELOKA001_1]
This data set highlights the research conducted by the Narwhal Tusk Research Project in Baffin Bay, between Canada and Greenland. Content includes laboratory and field studies directly investigating ...


29. Conservation genetics of Antarctic seabirds and seals: population connectivity and past glacial refugia [AAS_4184_seabirds_seals_genetics]
Metadata record for data from AAS project 4184. Public summary The Weddell seal, Adelie penguin and emperor penguin are key Antarctic predators that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of ...


30. Sea Ice in the Belcher Islands, Nunavut, Canada, Version 1 [ELOKA002_1]
This data set contains interviews of three hunters from Sanikiliaq, Belcher Islands, in the territory of Nunavut, Canada. The hunters describe their observations of sea ice conditions around the ...


31. The Seasonal Ice Zone Observing Network (SIZONet) Local Observations Interface, Version 1 [ELOKA031_1]
The Seasonal Ice Zone Observing Network Local Observations Interface allows access to observations of sea ice, weather, and wildlife collected since 2006 by Indigenous Inupiaq and Yup'ik sea ice experts ...


32. When the Weather is Uggianaqtuq: Inuit Observations of Environmental Changes, Version 1 [NSIDC-0650_1]
Uggianaqtuq (pronounced OOG-gi-a-nak-took) is a North Baffin Inuktitut word that means to behave unexpectedly, or in an unfamiliar way. From the perspective of many hunters and elders in the Arctic, ...


33. Animal Kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula [mncn_dbb_faunaiberica]
Database of species for the Iberian Peninsula and surrounding areas, organised by phylum and covering all species from porifera (sponges) to chordata (birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians). ...


34. Development of DNA primers to identify a Romet-resistance gene in Aeromonas salmonicida and its subsequent use for epidemiological studies [LSC_Aeromonas_salmonicida]
Furunculosis is a significant cause of disease and mortality to hatchery reared and wild populations of salmonid fishes, particularly the salmon species. The disease is caused by Aeromonas salmonicida, ...


35. North American Bird Banding Retrieval Files [brdpwrc0001]
The Banding Retrieval File contains summarized records for data through the last full calendar year for all game birds banded since 1908, and for all nongame birds banded since 1954. ...


36. North American Bird Banding Summary Retrieval File [BRD_BIRD_BANDING]
[For a more detailed metadata record, see: "https://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/brd/brd_birdband.html"] The Banding Retrieval File contains summarized records for data through the ...


37. North American Bird Encounter Retrieval File [brdpwrc0002]
The Encounter Retrieval File contains records of banded birds that have been encountered, subsequent to any capture, and reported to the Bird Banding Laboratory. Encounter data include the associated ...


38. Physical and Biological Factors Associated with Avian Cholera in Wetland Ecosystems [brdnwhc0002]


39. SMRU Grey Seal Tracking in the North Sea, 1991-1993 [seamap71]   PARENT DIF
The movements of 14 grey seals Halichoerus grypus Fab. caught at the Farnes in north-east England (12) and Abertay in eastern Scotland (2) between August 1991 and July 1993 were investigated using ...


40. SMRU Southern Elephant Seal pup telemetry from Macquarie Island, 1995-1996 [seamap70]   PARENT DIF
The Ocean Biogeographic Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertabrate Populations (OBIS-SEAMAP) is a spatially referenced database of data related to marine mammals, birds and ...


41. BLM Cetacean and Turtle Assessment Program (CETAP) OPP Sightings [seamap284]   PARENT DIF
The Cetacean and Turtle Assessment Program (CETAP) was sponsored by the Bureau of Land Management and conducted between October 1978 and January 1982 by the University of Rhode Island in outer continental ...


42. Marine Mammal Survey PE 95-02 [seamap294]   PARENT DIF
The cruise period was from 06 August - 07 September 1995. The area of operation was Georges Bank and waters east of Cape Cod.


43. SWFSC Cetacean Sightings during a Marine Mammal Survey in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1468) [seamap211]   PARENT DIF
This 1992 line-transect survey was designed to make abundance estimates of the central stock of common dolphin, Delphinus delphis, in the eastern Pacific. This stock of dolphin is taken in the tropical ...


44. SWFSC Cetacean Sightings during a Marine Mammal Survey in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1509) [seamap215]   PARENT DIF
This 1993 line-transect survey was designed to make abundance estimates of the northern stock of common dolphin, Delphinus delphis, in the eastern Pacific. This stock of dolphin is taken in the tropical ...


45. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1268) [seamap201]   PARENT DIF
This 1989 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the fourth in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins killed in ...


46. SWFSC Marine Mammal Survey of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1370) [seamap205]   PARENT DIF
This 1990 eastern tropical Pacific cetacean line-transect survey was the fifth and final in a series of annual surveys (1986-1990) designed to monitor and detect trends in populations of dolphins ...


47. SWFSC Oregon, California and Washington Line-Transect Experiment (Orcawale) (1604) [seamap219]   PARENT DIF
This 1996 line-transect survey was designed to estimate the abundance of and to describe the distribution of dolphins, whales, and porpoises off the west coast of the United States out to 300 nautical ...


48. Stable isotope data from marine sediment and invertebrates from Davis Station 2009/10 [AAS_3217_Davis_STP_StableIsotopes]   PARENT DIF
This metadata record contains an Excel file containing stable isotope analysis data of marine sediments and invertebrates collected at Davis Station from December 2009 to March 2010. Refer to Gillies ...


49. The 1987/1988 Field Season at Heard Island [Heard_Island_Report_1987_1988]
1987/88 Field Season at Heard Island. Harry R. Burton. Field Leader, Antarctic Division. The 1987/88 ANARE to Heard Island was the last of a series of three summer programs there (1985 and 1986/87); ...


50. Monitoring of Porpoise Stocks Data Files [NMFS0023]
The Monitoring of Porpoise Stocks Data Files contain sightings and related sighting effort on marine mammals in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Data are specifically targeted at sightings of porpoise ...


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