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Web Tools

Explore GECSC scientific and data-driven web tools that include data visualizations, digital repositories, and interactive maps with data access and data analysis capabilities.

Global Ecosystems Viewer

The Global Ecosystems Viewer provides visualization and feature identification of continental and global ecosystems data. Data from the Global Ecosystems activity allow for a fine resolution inventory of land-based ecological features anywhere on Earth, and contribute to increased understanding of ecological pattern and ecosystem distributions.

Dust Event Detection

A catalog of dust events in the southwestern United States since 2009. Dust emission from sources in the southwestern United States is important on local and regional scales because of its effects on air quality, human health and safety, snow melt timing and water management, and on ecosystem function through the depletion and (or) addition of soil nutrients.

Regional Research Web Cameras

Access to regional web cameras located in the desert southwest and arctic Alaska. Desert cameras capture and document regional climate variability with a specific focus on local and regional dust emission and transport. The artic Alaska cameras capture and document regional climate variability with a specific focus on snow cover and permafrost feature evolution.

Climate Impact Meteorological Stations (CLIM-MET) Data and Repeat Photography

Meteorological data and repeat photography captured at Climate Impact Meteorological (CLIM-MET) stations in the Canyonlands National Park and Mojave National Preserve. Data from ecologically sensitive sites in the Southwest help determine the distribution and types of surficial deposits and the processes responsible for the deposits, and contribute to understanding vegetation distribution.