Science Analytics and Synthesis (SAS)

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Date published: August 12, 2020

Gap Analysis Project Species Viewer

The Gap Analysis Project Species Viewer is focused on providing access to species range maps and predicted habitat distribution models for species within the continental U.S. through an interactive map, allowing the user to explore the data. 

Date published: July 10, 2020

Waterfalls and Rapids in the Conterminous United States Linked to the National Hydrography Datasets V2.0

This GeoJSON dataset contains information about 10780 waterfall and 1080 rapid locations (referred to as falls throughout the metadata) and characteristics (e.g. type and height) for the conterminous United States. This dataset centralizes known information about falls while providing basic quality control (i.e. resolving duplicate records and spatial accuracy checks) and linkages to

Date published: May 8, 2020

U.S. Geological Survey Gap Analysis Project (GAP) Analytical Database

The Gap Analysis Project (GAP) Analytical Database represents a synthesis of three core datasets for the conterminous U.S. Specifically 1) the GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems_2011; 2) the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) 1.4; and 3) the Species Ranges and Habitat Distribution Models for all terrestrial vertebrates. This database provides a me

Date published: April 29, 2020

Catalog of U.S. Federal Early Detection/Rapid Response Invasive Species Databases and Tools: Version 2.0

The dataset catalogs and describes existing online, federally supported databases and tools dealing with various aspects of a potential national Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) invasive species framework. This dataset is supplementary material 2 and 3 to the manuscript, "Envisioning a national invasive species information framework" (Reaser et al., 2020) published as

Date published: January 16, 2020

Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Literature Database

The Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Literature Database is a collection of publication records that reference the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI). The database was developed in an effort to provide the WLCI community with a more functional publication citation index and storage system. By maintaining the literature database, the WLCI community has the opportunity

Date published: September 13, 2019

Wild and Scenic Rivers 2018 Linked to the NHDPlusV2.1

These data depict the National Hydrography Dataset Plus Version 2.1 (NHDPlusV2.1) flowline representation of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System throughout the conterminous United States as of 2018. U.S. Forest Service geospatial data on National Wild and Scenic River segments (USFS WSR Segment) from 3/1/2016 were joined to the NHDPlusV2.1 to create the Wild and Scenic Rivers 2

Date published: September 12, 2019

Data on the Deliverables, Sustainability, and Collaboration of Community for Data Integration Projects from 2010-2016

These four tables document the data used to draw the findings in the manuscript “Measuring sustainability of seed-funded Earth science informatics projects,” by Hsu et al. Table 1, “ListProjects-data” lists the projects funded by the Community for Data Integration from 2010-2016. Table 2, “Outputs-data” lists the deliverables that were propose

Date published: September 12, 2019

A comprehensive list of non-native species established in three major regions of the United States: Version 2.0

Invasive species are a subset of non-native (or nonindigenous) species, and knowing what species are non-native to a region is a first step to managing invasive species. This is an update to the dataset "First comprehensive list of non-native species established in three major regions of the United States" supporting a USGS Open File Report by the same name published on 2018-10-17. Vers

Date published: March 25, 2019

Catalog of U.S. Federal Early Detection/Rapid Response Invasive Species Databases and Tools

The dataset catalogs and describes existing online, federally supported databases and tools dealing with various aspects of a potential national early detection and rapid response invasive species framework. This dataset is supplementary material 2 and 3 to the manuscript, "Envisioning a national invasive species information framework" published as part of a special open source issue dea

Date published: March 12, 2019

Conterminous United States Land Cover Data

Download Land Cover spatial data for the Conterminous United States (based on 2011 imagery)

Date published: March 12, 2019

GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 Map Viewer

The GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems represents a highly thematically detailed land cover map of the U.S. This dataset is produced by the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the LANDFIRE Program.  The spatial data layer was created using Landsat satellite imagery and a detailed vegetation and land use classification system.

Date published: March 12, 2019

Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) Map Viewer

The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) Viewer provides a spatially explicit inventory that lets any user explore the protected areas network anywhere in the United States and allows them to easily use this inventory in conservation, land management, planning, recreation and other uses.