Environmental Systems Research Institute Shapefile
Abbreviation: ESRI Shapefile
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The Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB) is an international repository intended to facilitate ecological and environmental research. KNB was created to share, discover, access and interpret complex ecological data. Contextual information provided with KNB data allows scientists to integrate and analyze data. The data originate from a highly-distributed set of field stations, laboratories, research sites, and individual researchers. The foundation of the KNB is the detailed metadata provided by researchers, which promotes both automated and manual integration of data into new projects. As part of the KNB effort, data management software is developed in a free and open source manner, so other groups can build upon the tools. The KNB is powered by the Metacat data management system, and is optimized for handling data sets described using the Ecological Metadata Language, but can store any XML-based metadata document.
Forest Service Research Data Archive
A repository of published research data related to forest and grassland ecosystems. Primarily holds data sets created with U.S. Forest Service funding. Data sets are reviewed prior to publication, particularly their metadata; metadata are currently written to the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata - Biological Data Profile.
U.S. Census Bureau TIGER/Line Shapefiles and TIGER/Line® Files
The Census Bureau releases TIGER/Line shapefiles and metadata each year to the public. TIGER/Line shapefiles are spatial extracts from the Census Bureau’s MAF/TIGER database. They contain features such as roads, railroads, hydrographic features and legal and statistical boundaries.
Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost - Database
The Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost (GTN-P) database stores information regarding essential climate variables (ECV) as part of the Global Terrestrial Network on Permafrost (GTN-P) programme. The database aims to provide information on the relationships between ground temperature, gas fluxes and the Earth’s climate system. GTN-P contains time series for borehole temperatures and grids of active layer thickness (TSP, CALM) plus air and surface temperature and moisture (DUE Permafrost, MODIS) measured in the terrestrial Panarctic, Antarctic and Mountainous realms.
World Ocean Atlas
The World Ocean Atlas (WOA) is a collection of objectively analyzed, quality controlled temperature, salinity, oxygen, phosphate, silicate, and nitrate means based on profile data from the World Ocean Database (WOD). It can be used to create boundary and/or initial conditions for a variety of ocean models, verify numerical simulations of the ocean, and corroborate satellite data.
EarthExplorer (EE) provides online search, browse display, metadata export, and data download for earth science data from the archives of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). This includes aerial photography, satellite data, elevation data, land-cover products, and digitized maps.
Global Visualization Viewer
The Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) was created to easily view, order, and download remotely sensed data in the public domain. In GloVis, users may narrow down results, view multiple scenes at once, step through time points, view metadata and download the full-band source imagery.
Hazards Data Distribution System
The Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) Explorer is a unique collection of imagery and documents designed to assist in the response to natural and man-made disasters. Like a traditional web-based interface to an imagery archive (such as EarthExplorer), HDDS provides geographic search capabilities based on latitude and longitude boundaries and other criteria. HDDS contains imagery acquired in the aftermath of a disaster as well as imagery of the same region before the event.
The eAtlas provides access to environmental research data and is focused on preserving and encouraging reuse of this data. The eAtlas is the primary data and knowledge repository for the National Environmental Science Programme Tropical Water Quality Hub and historically for the 38 NERP Tropical Ecosystems Hub projects, 6 Reef Rescue Marine Monitoring Program projects and the Marine and Tropical Science Research Facility. This research covers a wide range of topics including seagrass, coral reefs, turtles, dugongs, seabirds, rainforest revegetation, and wet tropics species distributions.
Global Collaboration Engine
GLOBE (Global Collaboration Engine) is an online collaborative environment that enables land change researchers to share, compare and integrate local and regional studies with global data to assess the global relevance of their work.
European Archive of Historical EArthquake Data
The European Archive of Historical Earthquake Data (AHEAD) is a distributed archive aimed at preserving, inventorying and making available, to investigators and other users, data sources on the earthquake history of Europe, such as papers, reports, Macroseismic Data Points (MDPs), parametric catalogues. AHEAD was created and then maintained via the NERIES NA4 and SHARE Task 3.1 projects. AHEAD consists of independent regional archives, a general repository and a collaborative inventory.
Database of Individual Seismogenic Sources
The Database of Individual Seismogenic Sources (DISS) is a georeferenced repository of tectonic, fault, and paleoseismological information expressly devoted, but not limited, to potential applications in the assessment of seismic hazard at regional and national scale. DISS represents faults in 3D and contains fully-parameterized records. The core objects of DISS are: individual seismogenic sources, composite seismogenic sources, debated seismogenic sources and subduction zones.
European Database of Seismogenic Faults
The European Database of Seismogenic Faults (EDSF) is a repository of faults that are deemed to be capable of generating earthquakes of magnitude equal to or larger than 5.5, and aims to ensure homogeneous input for use in ground-shaking hazard assessment in the Euro-Mediterranean area.
PREVIEW Global Risk Data Platform
The PREVIEW Global Risk Data Platform is a multiple agencies effort to share spatial data information on global risk from natural hazards. Users can visualise, download or extract data on past hazardous events, human & economical hazard exposure and risk from natural hazards. Users may perform zooms, pan to a particular area, and add different layers of general data. Different backgrounds can be chosen to highlight different components reflecting vulnerability, such as population distribution, GDP per capita, elevation, and land cover. Layers of natural hazards can be added for both events and yearly average for tropical cyclones, droughts, earthquakes, biomass fires, floods, landslides and tsunamis.
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