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Annual Chlorophyll-a Concentration, v1 (1998 – 2007)

Indicators of Coastal Water Quality

To provide a gridded version of existing SeaWiFS data in GIS-compatible formats in order to determine concentrations of chlorophyll-a in the coastal water column and to facilitate the integration with other data.

Change in Chlorophyll-a Concentration, v1 (1998 – 2007)

Indicators of Coastal Water Quality

To provide tabular data on the trends of chlorophyll-a concentration on a pixel by pixel basis for identifying areas with improving, declining, and stable coastal water quality that can provide guidance for decision making in the context of coastal management.

Birds of the Americas Presence Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide a gridded version of existing vector maps of bird species presence at 1- kilometer spatial resolution, which in turn can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Environmental Performance Index, 2008 Release (1994 – 2007)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v1 (2001 – 2006)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on global land use for research on human-environment interactions.

Mammals of the Americas Family Richness Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide provide information on the number of mammal species present at a 1 kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Mammals of the Americas Presence Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide a gridded version of existing vector maps of mammal species distribution in which each grid cell is recoded to 1 (for present) or 0 (for not present) for use in modeling efforts.

Mammals of the Americas Original Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide a gridded version of existing vector maps of mammal species distribution at 1- kilometer that preserves the original coding (1=Extant, 2= Possibly present, 3=Probably extinct, 4=Extinct, 5=Extirpated purposely, 6=Occurs on indicated island chain, and 7=Subfossil/fossil).

Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) Observed Climate Change Impacts, v1 (1970 – 2004)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

To provide a database with observed responses to climate change for multidisciplinary studies.

Global Amphibians Family Richness Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide information on the number of amphibian species present at a 1 kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Global Amphibian Presence Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide a gridded version of existing vector maps of amphibian species distribution in which each grid cell is recoded to 1 (for present) or 0 (for not present) for use in modeling efforts.

Birds of the Americas Family Richness Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide provide information on the number of bird species present at a 1 kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Birds of the Americas Original Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide a gridded version of existing vector maps of bird species distribution at 1- kilometer that preserves the original coding (1=Extant, 2= Possibly present, 3=Probably extinct, 4=Extinct, 5=Extirpated purposely, 6=Occurs on indicated island chain, and 7=Subfossil/fossil).

Global Amphibians Original Grids, v1 (2005 – 2007)

Gridded Species Distribution, v1

To provide a gridded version of existing vector maps of amphibian species distribution at 1- kilometer that preserves the original coding (1=Extant, 2= Possibly present, 3=Probably extinct, 4=Extinct, 5=Extirpated purposely, 6=Occurs on indicated island chain, and 7=Subfossil/fossil).

Complete Collection, v1.01 (1973 – 2005)

Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicators

To make the acquisition, comparison and analysis of sustainability indicators easier by compiling them in a single database, incorporating multiple country codes, and condensing the indicator descriptions into short methodological summaries in an accompanying data dictionary.

Pilot Environmental Performance Index, 2006 Release (1994 – 2006)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.

Last of the Wild (Geographic), v2 (1995 – 2004)

Last of the Wild, v2

To provide an updated map of wild areas in geographic projection which can be used in wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, and research on human-environment interactions.

Global Human Footprint (IGHP), v2 (1995 – 2004)

Last of the Wild, v2

To provide an updated map of anthropogenic impacts on the environment in Interrupted Goode Homosoline Projection which can be used in wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, and research on human-environment interactions.

Global Human Footprint (Geographic), v2 (1995 – 2004)

Last of the Wild, v2

To provide an updated map of anthropogenic impacts on the environment in geographic projection which can be used in wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, and research on human-environment interactions.

Global Human Influence Index (IGHP), v2 (1995 – 2004)

Last of the Wild, v2

To provide an updated map of anthropogenic impacts on the environment in the Interrupted Goode Homosoline Projection which can be used in wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, and research on human-environment interactions.

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