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Topographic and multispectral reflectance products, aerial imagery, ground spectra, vegetation, and associated GPS data collected during uncrewed aircraft system operations - Dog Head Marsh at South Cape Beach, Mashpee, MA, October 7-8, 2021

The purpose of this field data collection was to test and compare the OceanInsight HDX Mini Spectrometer as an accessible alternative against the more expensive ASD Fieldspec for collecting ground-based hyperspectral reflectance profiles for landcover analysis.  The data collection took place in Dog Head Marsh and South Cape Beach within the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (WBNERR)

Microcosm experiment data of microcystin-degrading bacteria in Lake Erie source waters and drinking-water plants, 2015-18

In 2015-2018, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative investigated the biodegradation of microcystins in source waters and sand filters from drinking-water plants in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Four source waters and three sand filtrate samples were collected from the intakes and sand filters of Lake Erie dr

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This dataset contains all the layers associated with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Restoration Assessment (GLCWRA) initiative for the Upper Peninsula Restoration Assessment (UPRA) which aims to identify and rank coastal areas with the greatest potential for wetland habitat restoration. Each layer has a unique contribution to the identification of restorable wetlands. Th

PRISM AN81m Spatial Climate Data Extracted by USGS 12-Digit Hydrologic Units of the Conterminous United States (1895-2017)

This dataset includes PRISM climate data from the AN81m model, extracted to the USGS 12-Digit Hydrologic Unit (HUC-12 basins) spatial grain. Yearly data is available for 83,304 HUC-12 basins from 1895-2017, and variables include annual precipitation, annual means of maximum and minimum daily average air temperature, maximum daily air temperature in August, minimum daily air temperature in January,

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An extreme flood in 2016 caused widespread culvert blockages and road failures across northern Wisconsin, including extensive damage along steep tributaries and ravines in the Marengo River watershed. Along with the flooding, there were fluvial erosion hazards (FEH) associated with a large amount of erosion in headwater areas. Of special concern were FEHs associated with gullying, loss of wetland

U.S. Geological Survey 2021 Data Management Planning Survey Results and Analyses

In 2021, the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Science Data Management Team distributed four surveys related to Data Management Plans (DMPs) and Data Management Planning to USGS researchers, data managers and information technologists, Center Directors, and Program Coordinators and Bureau Approving Officials. This data release includes survey results with redactions (to allow survey participants to

USGS State of the Data Project: Rubric and Assessment Data

The FAIR Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) provide a concise and measurable strategy for optimizing the reuse of scientific data (Wilkinson et al., 2016). In FY20, the U.S. Geological Survey initiated a research study, titled "State of the Data", to evaluate and report on the current FAIRness of USGS data. Project outputs include the USGS FAIR Rubric, which can be use

TRAD: Thermal traits of anurans database for the Southeastern United States

We present ATraiU-TaDS: Anuran Traits of the United States - Thermal Data for Southeastern Species, a database of thermoregulation trait values related to physiological (critical thermal minima and maxima, preferred temperature, mass) and behavioral thermoregulation (activity period, retreat emergence temperature, basking temperature, foraging temperature minimum and maximum) for 40 anuran species

Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) 3.0 - World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) Submission

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) - Science Analytics and Synthesis (SAS) - Gap Analysis Project (GAP) manages the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US), an Arc10x geodatabase, that includes a full inventory of areas dedicated to the preservation of biological diversity and to other natural, recreation, historic, and cultural uses, managed for these purposes through legal

Ken Pierce's Legacy Field Notebooks and Annotated Aerial Photographs, Geological, and Topographical Maps from Across the Western United States 1963-2021 (ver. 2.0, January 2024)

Ken Pierce was a Research Geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey for over 55 years and authored numerous scientific papers, geologic maps, and field trip guides. This data release contains digital scans of 44 field notebooks authored by Ken Pierce or his collaborators. Information contained in these notebooks provided much of the underpinning of Ken Pierce's research on the glacial and geomorph

United States Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (US-RIIS) (ver. 2.0, November 2022)

Introduced (non-native) species that become established may eventually become invasive, so tracking all introduced species provides a baseline for effective modeling of species trends and interactions, geospatially and temporally. The United States Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (US-RIIS) (ver. 2.0, November 2022, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9KFFTOD), as of 2022-10-23, is comprised of t

Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) 3.0 Spatial Analysis and Statistics

Spatial analysis and statistical summaries of the Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) provide land managers and decision makers with a general assessment of management intent for biodiversity protection, natural resource management, and outdoor recreation access across the nation. This data release presents results from statistical summaries of the PAD-US 3.0 protection status (