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GRAND Global Reservoir and Dam Database

Global dataset of dams and reservoirs.

Description

Data stored in grand schema, with dams in the dams table with point locations in the geom column, and reservoirs in the reservoirs table with multipolygon features in the geom table.

Examples

TODO

Attribution

Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Doll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser. 2011. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Reservoirs, Revision 01. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4HH6H08.

Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vörösmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Döll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser. 2011. High-Resolution Mapping of the World's Reservoirs and Dams for Sustainable River-Flow Management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9 (9): 494-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/100125.

More information at https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/grand-v1/sets/browse.

License

The Global Water System Project (GWSP) holds the copyright of this data set. The GRanD database is freely available for non-commercial use. See for more information https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/grand-v1/sets/browse.

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