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1. USGS Land Cover Institute Database [USGS_Land_Cover_Institute_Database]
The U.S Geological Survey (USGS) Land Cover Institute (LCI) will address land cover topics from local to global scales, and in both domestic and international settings. The USGS through the Land Cover ...


2. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Climate Data Library [LDEO]
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) Climate Data Library contains a wide variety of primarily oceanographic and atmospheric data sets. All of the data is available online and most ...


3. Atmosphere-Ocean Model Simulations: 1950-2099 [NASA_GISS_AOM_CD_C089_1]
[Source: NASA/GISS] The global coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Model was designed at GISS for climate predictions at decade to century time scales. Atmospheric Models at GISS have been under continual development ...


4. 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 ...


5. 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 ...


6. 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 ...


7. 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. ...


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. Biophysical Resource Appraisal Support System (BRASS), Soil and Climate Data Worldwide [USDA0190]
This database management system is comprised of spatial and tabular data of global soils and climate data sets. A model estimates soil moisture and temperature regimes. A five minute ...


11. 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 ...


12. 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 ...


13. UNH Simulated Topological Network (STN-30) [UNH_STN-30]
Simulated Topological Networks are used to represent the linkage of continental land mass and river networks in the Global Hydrologic Archive and Analysis System (GHAAS). STN networks ...


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. Digital Atlas of World Water Balance [World_Water_Balance]
This Digital Atlas of the World Water Balance is our first attempt at creating an integrated set of data files and models in GIS format that can be used to characterize the water balance ...


17. 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 ...


18. Protected Areas Database from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) [WCMC_148]
WCMC has recently completed a digital database containing maps and statistical data for the world's protected areas system. Data have been published in a four-volume Directory of the National ...


19. Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP) gridded annual and monthly biogeographic and biogeochemical time series data [EOSWEBSTER_VEMAP2_4]   PARENT DIF
The EOS-WEBSTER VEMAP2 Data Collection contains several datasets which provide historical and future climate variables, and monthly and annual biogeochemical model outputs. ...


20. Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP) gridded monthly and annual time series data [EOSWEBSTER_VEMAP2]   CHILD DIFs
The EOS-WEBSTER VEMAP2 Data Collection contains several datasets which provide historical and future climate variables, and monthly and annual biogeochemical model outputs. ...


21. Atmosphere-Ocean Model Simulations: 1950-2099 [NASA_GISS_AOM_CD_C089]
[Source: NASA/GISS, http://aom.giss.nasa.gov/ ] The global coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Model was designed at GISS for climate predictions at decade to century time scales. Atmospheric Models at GISS ...


22. 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 ...


23. 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 ...


24. 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 ...


25. European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) Re-Analysis data archived at the British Atmospheric Data Center [BADC_ECMWF_REANALYSIS]
This dataset consists of European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Re-Analysis (ERA) and operational data sets. The temporal coverage starts in January 1979 and ends in February ...


26. FAO/AGL World River Sediment Yields Database [FAO_AGL]
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)/AGL World River Sediment Yields Database The World River Sediment Yields database contains data on annual ...


27. 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 ...


28. 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 ...


29. 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 ...


30. CLIMAP Climatic Boundary Conditions for 18,000 YBP [NCAR_PALEOCLIMATE]
This data set contains Climatic boundary conditions (CLIMAP) for 18,000 years before present and present, water, soil, glacier, vegetation coverage, sea surface temperature, and elevation are included ...


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. SPOT High Resolution Visible and Near Infrared Image Data and Descriptions of LEVEL 1 Products from SPOT IMAGE of Toulouse, France [SPOT_DATA_LEVEL1]
SPOT has two similar instrument on each bus; SPOT 1 launched in February 1986 , SPOT 2 launched in January 1990 and SPOT3 launched in September 93. The High Resolution Visible Imaging ...


33. SPOT High Resolution Visible and Near Infrared Image Data from SSC Satellitbildin Kiruna, Sweden [SSC_Satellitbild_SPOT_data]
The high resolution sensor HRV operates in two modes: panchromatic (0.51-0.73 micrometer) with 10 meter resolution and multispectral (0.50-0.59, 0.61-0.68, and 0.79-0.89 micrometer) with ...


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. Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP) Model Output Gateway [CEOP_MODEL_GATEWAY]
These data consist of model output data to support the Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period (CEOP). The data consists of Model Output Location Time Series (MOLTS) from NOAA/NCEP Global ...


37. Gridded Soil Moisture and Land Surface Evapotranspiration Global Fields for Climate Models [MINTZ_WALKER_SOIL_AND_EVAPO]
Monthly fields of soil moisture are widely used in numerical weather predictions and climate simulations with general circulation models (GCMs). Gridded global fields of normal monthly ...


38. 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, ...


39. Landsat 7 ETM+ Data for the Legal Amazon Region from the Tropical Rain Forest Information Center (TRFIC) [TRFIC_ESIP_LANDSAT7]
This data set consists of acquired Landsat 7 ETM+ imagery for the legal Amazon rain forest. The data and imagery can be browsed online and ordered by WRS2 path, WRS2 row, date of acquisition ...


40. 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 ...


41. 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 ...


42. 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 ...


43. Brightness Temperature images processed and delivered in near-real time from the AVHRR and ATSR instruments at Tromso Satellite Station [BT_images]
Under an ESA contract TSS receives global ATSR data from the ERS-1 satellite. This is a demonstration project where data is processed in Tromso and the products are distributed directly ...


44. 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 ...


45. GEWEX Asian Moonsoon Experiment/Asian Automated Weather Station Network (GAME/AAN) [GAME_AAN]
Because the two major aims require different and somewhat contradictory requirements for the specification and configuration of a surface station, it has been decided to organize Automated ...


46. NRSC Landsat MSS imagery [UK-NRSC-SAT-2010]
Landsat MSS data has been available from 23rd of July 1972 and the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) acquired this data from the ESA receiving stations to build up its ...


47. NRSC Landsat TM Imagery [UK-NRSC-SAT-2011]
Landsat TM data has been available since launch of Landsat 4 on 17 July 1982 and Landsat 5 on 1 March 1984. The National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) acquired this data from the ESA receiving ...


48. NRSC SPOT Data [UK-NRSC-SAT-2012]
SPOT data has been available from 22 February 1986 and the UK National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) is the official distributor of SPOT data in the UK and concentrates on the ...


49. 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). ...


50. 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 ...


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