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This data describes plant traits from throughout the globe and includes 1,000 traits for more than 64,000 plant species. Database Location: Sites Georeferenced: Yes (for many of the entries) Methods: Data is collected from previous studies and as a continued effort from the organizers. Data Collected: species, location, traits...MORE
The Continuous Plankton Recorder is a device developed by Sir Alister Hardy in 1931. Since then, his effort has been standardized and continued by the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science . Research and merchant ships are equiped with a planton recording device that is towed near-surface for up...MORE
BirdLife/Naturserve range maps for all of the bird species in the world (> 10,000 species). Data is available by request. Data location:
The USGS Gap Analysis Program (GAP) is delineating species range and predicted distribution maps for more than 2,000 species that occur within the continental US as well as Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands (we will make these maps and datasets available as they are completed). Our...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