ISLSCP II RIVER ROUTING DATA (STN-30P)Entry ID: ISLSCP_RIVER_ROUTING
Abstract: The Simulated Topological Network (STN-30p) data set provides the large-scale hydrological modeling community an accurate representation of the global river system at 0.5 degree and 1.0 degree spatial resolutions. STN-30p represents the potential connectivity of the continental land mass by assigning one of eight (E, SE, S, SW, W, NW, N, NE) possible flow directions to each continental grid cell (Jenson 1988, Band 1993). The potentiality of STN-30p reflects the fact that flow direction is assigned to every land cell regardless of the existence of actively flowing rivers. STN-30p can be viewed as a river network which would exist if sufficient surface runoff was available to form river channels everywhere. There are two data files with this data set.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: FEKETE, B.VOROSMARTY, C.J.
Dataset Title: ISLSCP II RIVER ROUTING DATA (STN-30P)
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1005Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=1005&term2attribu...
Start Date: 1986-01-01Stop Date: 1995-12-31
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Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space University of New Hampshire
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
ORNL DAAC User Services Office Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-06-01