Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01

Metadata Updated: March 23, 2019

The Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1, Revision 01 (v1.01) contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The dams were geospatially referenced and assigned to polygons depicting reservoir outlines at high spatial resolution. Dams have multiple attributes, such as name of the dam and impounded river, primary use, nearest city, height, area and volume of reservoir, and year of construction (or commissioning). While the main focus was to include all dams associated with reservoirs that have a storage capacity of more than 0.1 cubic kilometers, many smaller dams and reservoirs were added where data were available. The data were compiled by Lehner et al. (2011) and are distributed by the Global Water System Project (GWSP) and by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). For details please refer to the Technical Documentation which is provided with the data.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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https://doi.org/10.7927/H4HH6H08
https://doi.org/10.1890/100125

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019
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Citation 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. 2011-01-01. Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01. Bonn, Germany. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Global Water System Project (GWSP). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4N877QK. https://doi.org/10.7927/H4N877QK.
Creator 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
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Data First Published 2011-01-01
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.7927/H4N877QK
Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2011-01-01
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Related Documents https://doi.org/10.7927/H4HH6H08, https://doi.org/10.1890/100125
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Category GRAND, geospatial

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