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The Portal Project is a long-term ecological study that has been monitoring small mammal community responses to climate and experimental manipulation of dominant rodent species since 1977 in southeastern Arizona. Ecological Level: Community Biome: Desert Location: Southeastern Arizona (Lat/Long) Spatial Scale of data: Each plot is .25 ha. There are...MORE
The Short-Grass Steppe (SGS) Long-term Ecological Research site (LTER) is a long-term census of small mammals conducted twice yearly at six separate trapping locations distributed across two different habitats, grassland and shrubland, in Colorado USA. Ecological Level: Community Habitat: Grassland and Shrubland Location: Colorado (Lat/Long) Spatial Scale of data: 6...MORE
The Sevilleta (SEV) Long-term Ecological Research site (LTER) is located on a 100,000 ha wildlife refuge in central new Mexico where long-term monitoring of small mammal communities has been conducted since 1989. Small mammal monitoring is conducted 2-3 times yearly in multiple habitats distributed across the refuge. Ecological Level: Community...MORE
The Konza Long-term Ecological Research site (LTER) is located on a 3,847 ha tall-grass prairie reserve in Kansas. Konza LTER is divided into experimental watersheds, where each watershed is subjected to a combination of different fire and grazing intensities. Long-term monitoring of small mammal communities has been conducted on a...MORE
A global species-level data set of key life-history, ecological and geographical traits of all known extant and recently extinct mammals compiled from the literature. It also includes spatial databases of mammalian geographic ranges and global climatic and anthropogenic variables. Ecological Level: Species Biome: All Location: Global Observational/Experimental: Observational Dataset Location:...MORE
This metadataset describes the effects of biodiversity on response variables of experimental studies published between 1974-2004. Dataset Location: Ecological Archives Methods : Data was extracted from 137 published articles, containing 761 measurments, for analysis within this study to determine the effect of biodiversity loss on variables relevant to agriculture, forestry,...MORE
This dataset describes long-term (1977-2002) experimental manipulations of ant, plant and rodent species in a desert ecosystem, among other alterations to the system. Data Location: Ecological Archives Site Location: Chihuahuan Desert, near Portal, Arizona (31 o 56' 20.29" N, 109 o 4' 47.44" W) Sites Georeferenced: Yes (not part of...MORE
This web site hosts information about the entire fossil record, including information about fossil collections, individual plants and animals, taxonomic groups, references to publications, stratigraphic units, time scales, and time intervals. Data Location: paleobiodb.org Data Available: collection, occurrence, specimen records, taxonomic names/opinion, measurements of specimens Comments: Tools are available on...MORE
This web site hosts data from research in metropolitan Baltimore as a part of the Long Term Ecological Research Network. Data Location: http://www.beslter.org/data_Browser.asp Site Location: Gwynns Falls watershed (76 o 30' N, 39 o 15' W) Baltimore, Maryland Datasets Available: THEMES - biodiversity, demographic/social, education, meteorology, modeling, patches, public health...MORE