Global Reservoirs
Entry ID: USDA_FAS_Global_Reservoirs

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Summary
Abstract: The project will utilize near-real time radar altimeter data from the
Poseidon-2 instrument on-board the Jason-1 satellite and construct time-series
graphs of surface water height variations. The Jason-1 satellite mission was
launched in December, 2001 and replaced data collection from the Poseidon-1
sensor on the Topex satellite on August, 2002.

Fresh drinking water supplies are in short supply ... View entire text
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Description: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Metadata Explorer.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Dataset Title: Global Reservoirs
Dataset Release Date: 2003
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: USDA
Data Presentation Form: GIS
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-11-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USDA PRODUCTION ESTIMATES AND CROP ASSESSMENT DIVISION
Phone: (202) 720-0888
Fax: (202) 720-8880
Email: pecad at fas.usda.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Room 6053, South Building Stop 1045
City: Washington D.C.
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-202-720-1860
Fax: 1-202-720-1295
Email: bob.baldwin at usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA
Foreign Agricultural Service
CMP-PECAD, MS 1045-S
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-02-13
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