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This dataset contains maps of land cover patterns across the conterminous United States. Dataset Location: Ecological Archives Site Location: Lower 48, United Stated Sites Georeffereneced: Yes Timespan: 1991-1993 Methods: Images were collected from Landsat Thematic Mapper at a 30 m resolution and classified to land cover type and spatial filters...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 collected at the Arctic Long Term Ecological Research Station at the Toolik Field Station in Alaska. Data Location: http://ecosystems.mbl.edu/ARC/ Site Location: Toolik Field Station (68 o 38'N, 148 o 43'W), foothills region of the Brooks Range, North Slope of Alaska Datasets Available: THEME - lakes,...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
This web site hosts data from the Konza Prairie Long Term Ecological Research Network from a central US grassland. Dataset Location: http://www.konza.ksu.edu/KNZ/pages/data/knzdata.aspx Site Location: Flint Hills Region, northeastern Kansas (39 o 05'N, 96 o 35' W) Datasets Available: THEMES - physical environment; net primary productivity; plant populations and communities; terrestrial...MORE
Data from the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research site. Data: http://www1.vcrlter.virginia.edu/home1/?q=dataCatalog or http://metacat.lternet.edu/das/lter/browse.jsp#VCR Research Topics: Holocene barrier island geology; salt marsh ecology, geology, and hydrology; ecology/evolution of insular vertebrates; primary/secondary succession; life-form modeling of succession. The Virginia Coast Reserve (VCR) is an extremely dynamic, heterogeneous coastal barrier landscape comprising...MORE
The USGS Gap Analysis Program (GAP) PAD-US is the national inventory of U.S. terrestrial and marine protected areas that are dedicated to the preservation of biological diversity and to other natural, recreation and cultural uses, managed for these purposes through legal or other effective means. Lands in PAD-US are mainly...MORE
The USGS Gap Analysis Program (GAP) Land Cover Data Set includes detailed vegetation and land use patterns for the continental United States. The data set incorporates the Ecological System classification system developed by NatureServe to represent natural and semi-natural land cover. The 590 land use classes in the data set...MORE