Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD-1) - Level 1
Entry ID: geodata_1788

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Summary
Abstract: Drawing upon a variety of existing maps, data and information, a new Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD) has been created.Level 1 of the Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD) comprises the shoreline polygons of the largest lakes (area greater equal 50 square km) and reservoirs (storage capacity greater equal 0.5 cubic km) worldwide, including extensive attribute data.
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Description: Search and access the data from the UNEP Environmental Data Explorer.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD-1) - Level 1
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Public
Data Center
World Wildlife Fund Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.worldwildlife.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BERNHARD LEHNER
Email: bernhard.lehner at wwfus.org
Contact Address:
Conservation Science Program
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20037
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-09-06
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