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


Summary
Abstract: The Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (Revision 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 ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of dams for the scientific community.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.39   S: -45.88   E: 176.82   W: -153.03

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.01
ISO Topic Category
Extended Metadata Properties
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