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1. CO2 Surface Exchange Data Sets Used in the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) 3-Dimensional (3-D) Global Tracer Transport Model, CDIAC/DB-1006 [FUNG_CO2_INPUT_1]
[Source: NASA/GISS] This page offers access to a number of datasets which describe the exchange of carbon dioxide between Earth's surface and atmosphere. They ...


2. Major Marine Ecological Disturbances, Morbidity, Mortality and Disease of Marine Wildlife Species Human Health and Economic Impacts [HEED_UNH]
The HEED (Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions of) Global Change Program, a 3-year effort funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Global Programs ...


3. A Global Forest Cover Data Set from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [Global_Forest_Cover]
Mounting global concern over the conservation status of the world's biodiversity, especially at ecosystem and species levels, has led tocalls for increasing the extent of protected areas ...


4. Agricultural, Geographic and Population data for Counties in the Contiguous United States [EOSWEBSTER_US_County_Data]   CHILD DIFs
Annual crop data from 1972 to 1998 are now available on EOS-WEBSTER. These data are county-based acreage, production, and yield estimates published by the National Agricultural Statistics ...


5. An Ecosystem Model of Carbon, Nitrogen and Water Balances in Forests [EOSWEBSTER_PnET_Ecosystem_Model]   CHILD DIFs
PnET (net photosynthesis / evapotranspiration) is a nested series of models of carbon (C), water and nitrogen dynamics in forest ecosystems. The models can be used to predict transient ...


6. Analysis Products on Cropland [NRCS_NRI_SotL_CROPLAND]
The maps using data from the preliminary 1997 NRI for croplands deal with a variety of areas. These areas range from specific cultivated croplands, to erosion on cropland and changes in cropland. ...


7. Analysis Products on Irrigation [NRCS_NRI_SotL_IRRIGATION]
The Irrigation maps are split into two section. The first set of maps are from the preliminary 1997 NRI data. The following set are from 1992 and earlier data. Both sets of maps deal ...


8. Assessment of the Impact of Environmental Stresses on the Health of Agroecosystems [USDA0510]
The purpose of the "Assessment of the Impact of Environmental Stresses on the Health of Agroecosystems" dataset is to establish a protocol for assessing the health of agroecosystems. ...


9. Biodiversity Data Sourcebook from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_149]
This sourcebook of biodiversity data was released in part as a contribution to the First Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (Bahamas, ...


10. CICEET Great Bay New Hampshire Data [CICEET_GREATBAY]
CICEET Great Bay (New Hampshire) Data The Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (CICEET) supports the scientific development of innovative ...


11. Effects of Forest Management on Amphibians and Amphibian Habitats in a Changing Global Environment [USDA0559]
"Effects of Forest Management on Amphibians and Amphibian Habitats in a Changing Global Environment" contains multi-resource data (hydrology, water chemistry, vegetation, fauna) ...


12. Global Hydrological Archive and Analysis System (GHAAS) Water Balance Model [EOSWEBSTER_GHASS]
The GHAAS (USA) collection contains data used to compare water balance estimates over U.S. watersheds modeled by eleven potential evapotranspiration functions. The terrestrial water cycle ...


13. Global Model Reference Data, 0.5 x 0.5 degree grid-cell [EOSWEBSTER_Global_Ref]
The Global Model Reference Collection contains 3 datasets that have been used extensively in various biogeochemical process models, in addition to some basic data layers used in analyzing and aggregating ...


14. Use of Coupled Wetland-Agricultural Ecosystem for Water Quality Remediation [USDA0535]
"Use of Coupled Wetland-Agricultural Ecosystem for Water Quality Remediation" examines the water quality benefits that can be achieved in a coupled wetland-agriculture ecosystem ...


15. World Food Aid Needs and Availabilities [USDA0508]
"World Food Aid Needs and Availabilities" is a full-text report that is a study of world food aid needs, defined as amount of grain needed to fill the gap between what a country can produce ...


16. EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal [WRI_EarthTrends]
EarthTrends is an online collection of information regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. Committed to the principle that accurate information drives ...


17. CO2 Surface Exchange Data Sets Used in the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) 3-Dimensional (3-D) Global Tracer Transport Model, CDIAC/DB-1006 [FUNG_CO2_INPUT]
[Source: NASA/GISS, http://data.giss.nasa.gov/co2_fung/ These data sets represent the input files used in simulations of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) using the Goddard Institute for Space Studies ...


18. Africa FAO Irrigable Soil Classes (GIS Coverage) [NBId0017_101]
The African Irrigable Soils dataset is part of the FAO Irrigation and Water Resource Potential for Africa. The base map used was the UNESCO/FAO Soil Map of the World (1977), scale 1:5000000 and Miller ...


19. Africa Irrigation Potential, Best soils, 1987 [NBId0211_101]
The Africa Irrigation Potential data set, which represents the best soils suitable for upland, is part of the FAO Irrigation and Water Resources Potential Database. The main input maps ...


20. Africa Water Balance high/lowland crops, 1987 [NBId0203_101]
The Africa Water Balance data set which is prepared by watershed and by country, belongs to the group of "Irrigation and Water Resources Potential" study. It covers 55 countries and 25 ...


21. CLIMWAT, A Climatic Database [climwat]
CLIMWAT is a climatic database to be used in combination with the computer program CROPWAT and allows the ready calculation of crop water requirements, irrigation supply and irrigation scheduling ...


22. Desertification Atlas (Africa) Maps 1-17 [NBId0270_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


23. Desertification Atlas (Global) Maps 1-20 [NBId0288_101]
INTRODUCTION Desertification/Land Degradation - The Background More than 6.1 billion hectares, over one third of the Earth's land area, is dryland. Nearly one billion hectares ...


24. FAO Fisheries Global Information System [FAO_FIGIS]
FAO's major program on Fisheries aims to promote sustainable development of responsible fisheries and contribute to food security. To implement this major program, the Fisheries Department focuses ...


25. GRID-INPE; UNEP Global Resource Information Database - INPE Cooperating Center [GRID-INPE]
This is a collection of data-sets held by GRID-INPE. Please contact the technical contact for further details and data-set breakdown. GRID-INPE ...


26. TEMS Network database [TEMS_network]
The Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites (TEMS) Networks Database provides a listing of the networks found in the TEMS database. Networks can be listed alphabetically by name or by number ...


27. Terrastat - Land Resource Potential and Constraints Statistics at Country and Regional Level [terrastat]
Terrastat contains country statistics of soil, terrain, climatic and agricultural land use limitations, and potential extent. The designation employed and the presentation of material ...


28. United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN) [UN_POPIN]
United Nations (POPIN) Population Information Network database The Population Information Network (POPIN) was founded on 9 May 1979, by resolution 1979/33 of the United Nations ...


29. WCMC Closed Moist Tropical Forest, Benin (Classification of Forest Types) [NBId0055_101]
New-ID 55 This data set presents a classification of African closed moist tropical forest for Benin. The Africa Closed Moist Tropical Forest, Benin Dataset ...


30. Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA) [gloria_europe]
GLORIA-EUROPE is the European dimension of the Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA) - a contribution to GTOS. Climatic changes, atmospheric ...


31. Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project Vegetation, Climate, Climate Scenarios, and Soils Database [VEMAP]
The Web site for VEMAP is: "http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/vemap/" The FTP site for VEMAP is: "ftp://ftp.ucar.edu/cgd/", directory "vemap/" The following was abstracted for a data availability ...


32. BigFoot data [big_foot]
BigFoot is designed to provide the spatial context of flux towers using a combination of in situ ecological data, Landsat ETM+ data, and ecosystem models. Moreover, BigFoot maps land cover, ...


33. Cross-National Patterns of Tropical Deforestation, 1975-1990 [USDA0236]
The purpuse of this dataset is to understand global patterns of change and variation in tropical deforestation from 1975 to 1990. Collection Organization: Multiple sources, ...


34. 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 ...


35. Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone: Coastal Typology Dataset [IGBP_LOICZ_NIOZ_COAST_TYPOLOGY]
The Coastal Typology Dataset is a project of the Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) program of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). ...


36. History Database of the Global Environment - HYDE [HYDE]   CHILD DIFs
The first version of this data base originally was set up for testing and validation of the so-called Integrated Model of the Greenhouse Effect (the IMAGE model; see Alcamo, ...


37. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NTL004: Sediment Deposition in North Temperate Lakes Primary Study Lakes [LTER_NTL004]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/North Temperate Lakes (NTL) LTER/NTL004 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]: Settling particulate matter is collected using ...


38. Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)/NTL011: Groundwater Flow in the Area Surrounding the North Temperate Lakes Primary Study Lakes [LTER_NTL011]
LTER - Long-Term Ecological Research Program/North Temperate Lakes (NTL) LTER/NTL011 [Summary adapted from the LTER Core Data Set Catalog]: Monthly head measurements from a network of ...


39. State of the Environment - Norway 2004 [SOE_NORWAY_2004]
State of the Environment Norway ("http://www.environment.no/" provides the latest information about the state and development of the environment. The service presents environmental topics ...


40. African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) African Elephant Database [AEDd0001_155]
Summary of AfESG Protected Areas "This dataset is part of the African Elephant Database (AED), which is the most up-to-date ...


41. Caring for the Earth: A Strategy for Sustainable Living [IUCN_CARING]
"Caring for the Earth" provides governments, nongovernmental organizations, businesses, and individuals with information and guidance needed to develop ...


42. The IPCC Data Distribution Center: Climate Scenarios, GCMs, and Forecasts [IPCC_DDC_CD_Version 1.0]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Data Distribution Centre (IPCC/DDC) has been established to facilitate the timely distribution of a consistent set of up-to-date ...


43. Annual Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions on a 1x1 Degree Grid from the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA), IGBP/IGAC [GEIA_N2O_Version 1.1a]
The Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA) is an activity of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP). ...


44. Central African Vegetation from Tropical Resources and Environment Monitoring by Satellite (TREES) [Caftrees_SAI]
This data set contains landcover imagery from Tropical Resources and Environment monitoring by Satellite (TREES) of the Central African Region. This project, which is being jointly conducted ...


45. Daily Global Area Coverage (GAC) Images for Africa from the NOAA AVHRR Radiometers, 1982-1992, from SAI/JRC [SAI_JRC-AVHRR_GAC_AFRICA_LAND]
General information about NOAA-AVHRR can be queried by interested users in the category 'Sensor' and 'Source'. Some basic information is given hereafter. The Advanced Very ...


46. ESRI Data and Maps [ESRI_DM]
ESRI Data & Maps is preconfigured to work with ESRI's software products and is also bundled with ArcGIS software and solutions products such as ArcGIS Business ...


47. European Forestry Information and Data Analysis System (EFIDAS) [EFI_EFIDAS]
The European Forestry Information and Data Analysis System (EFIDAS) provides comprehensive European forestry information and user-friendly data analysis systems to promote the improved ...


48. Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) CD-ROM FAO/IISA 2000 [FAO_GAEZ]
[The summary was adapted from the GAEZ Web site] The Global Agro-ecological Zoning (GAEZ) website and CD-ROM was produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...


49. Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Data Available on the WWW [GLOBE_DATA]
GLOBE is a worldwide network of students, teachers and scientists working together to study and understand the global environment. ...


50. ICES Environmental data [ICES_Environmental_Data]
The ICES Environmental Data Center (ICES) has data available on: - Contaminants in biota - Contaminants in sediments - Contaminants in sea water - Biological effects ...


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