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The land cover and land surface data developed by the Land Change Science program is vital to various types of research and management applications, including assessing the impacts of climate change, evaluating ecosystem status and health, understanding spatial patterns of biodiversity, and informing land use planning.

Depth to frozen soil measurements at APEX, 2008-2023

Depth to frozen soil measurements taken by a variety of collaborators at the Alaskan Peatland EXeriment (APEX) bog/permafrost plateau site. Data is from 2018 - 2023.

Temperature, relative humidity and cloud immersion data for Luquillo Mountains, eastern Puerto Rico, 2014-2019

Supplementary data for studies conducted in the Luquillo Experimental Forest (LEF), eastern Puerto Rico include measurements of temperature, relative humidity and cloud immersion at 30-minute resolution. Temperature and relative humidity were measured at five sites; two primary sites have records from March 2014 to June 2019; other sites have shorter records within that period. From these data,

Mangrove Data Collected from J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida, United States

Mangrove inventory data from J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida collected in 2016 and 2017. Plot data includes downed woody debris count, mangrove species information and site descriptions. Avicennia germinans (Black mangroves), Laguncularia racemosa (White mangroves) and Rhizophora mangle (Red mangroves) were inventoried for diameter at breast height (DBH), height

Globigerinoides ruber Sediment Trap Data in the Gulf of Mexico

We present results here from a high-resolution (1-2 weeks) and long-running sediment trap time series from the northern Gulf of Mexico which allows for a detailed assessment of the seasonal distribution, size, morphological variability and geochemistry of co-occurring pink and white chromotypes of Globigerinoides ruber. The flux of both chromotypes is highly correlated, and both represent mean ann

Conterminous United States Land Cover Projections - 1992 to 2100

The USGS's FORE-SCE model was used to produce land-use and land-cover (LULC) projections for the conterminous United States. The projections were originally created as part of the "LandCarbon" project, an effort to understand biological carbon sequestration potential in the United States. However, the projections are being used for a wide variety of purposes, including analyses of the effects of l