Dams, Lakes and Reservoirs Database for the World Water Development Report II
Entry ID: UNH_WWRDII_DAMS

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Summary
Abstract: The dams and reservoirs database is a global databank of 633 large impoundments
from a series of world dam registers published by ICOLD and IWPDC (ICOLD,
1984;1988; IWPDC, 1994; 1989), with the following attributes:
- Dam name
- Year
- River Nam
- Nearest City
- Province
- Country
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Description: Access to dams, lakes, reservoirs database
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Water Systems Analysis Group
Dataset Title: Dams, Lakes and Reservoirs Database
Dataset Series Name: World Water Development Report II
Dataset Release Place: Durham, NH
Dataset Publisher: University of New Hampshire
Online Resource: http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 30 min
Longitude Resolution: 30 min
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Water Systems Analysis Group, Complex Systems Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.wsag.unh.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHARLES J. VOROSMARTY
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Fax: (603) 862-0188
Email: charles.vorosmarty at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Water Systems Analysis Group
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
University of New Hampshire
Morse Hall, 39 College Road
City: DURHAM
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: JPEG, ascii, ARC
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Fax: (603) 862-0188
Email: charles.vorosmarty at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Water Systems Analysis Group
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
University of New Hampshire
Morse Hall, 39 College Road
City: DURHAM
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Publications/References
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) 1995. Arc World
Supplement, 1:3 M scale digital map. Environmental Systems Research Institute,
Inc., Redlands, CA.

Green, P., C. J. Vörösmarty, M. Meybeck, J. Galloway, and B.J. Peterson. 2004.
Pre-industrial and contemporary fluxes of nitrogen through rivers: A global
assessment based on typology. ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-06-18
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