Participation in Treaties - Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
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Summary
Abstract: The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. There are presently 138 Contracting Parties to the Convention, with 1317 wetland sites, totaling 111 million hectares, designated for inclusion in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Participation in Treaties - Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Dataset Release Date: 2010-10-05
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1971-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-10-05
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Use Constraints Public
Data Center
The Ramsar Convention Bureau Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ramsar.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: RAMSAR CONVENTION BUREAU
Phone: +41 22 999 0170
Fax: +41 22 999 0169
Email: ramsar at ramsar.org
Contact Address:
Rue Mauverney 28
CH-1196 Gland
Country: Switzerland
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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: 2013-08-02
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