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

[ Get Data ]
[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: The Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) Database, Version 1.1 contains 6,862 records of reservoirs and their associated dams with a cumulative storage capacity of 6,197 cubic km. The reservoirs were delineated from high spatial resolution satellite imagery and are available as polygon shape files. The only attribute for the reservoirs is the area of the reservoir. The associated dams data set ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of reservoirs for the scientific community.
Related URL
Description: Data download page.
View entire list
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.4   S: -45.88   E: 176.83   W: -153.04

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Doll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser
Dataset Title: Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Reservoirs, Revision 01
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Bonn, Germany
Dataset Publisher: Global Water System Project (GWSP)
Version: 1.01
Data Presentation Form: vector, map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-01-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Global Water System Project (GWSP) holds the copyright of this dataset. The GRanD database is freely available for non-commercial use. Users are prohibited from any commercial resale, or redistribution without explicit written permission from the authors (Lehner et al. 2011) or GWSP. Users should acknowledge the authors (Lehner et al. 2011) and SEDAC as the distributor as the source used in the creation of any reports, publications, new data sets, derived products, or services resulting from the use of this data set. GWSP or CIESIN may also request reprints of any publications. For further details regarding acknowledgements, citation, disclaimers, and restrictions please refer to Section 4 of the Technical Documentation which is provided with the data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRanD_RESERVOIRS

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
View entire list
Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: SHP
Fees: 0
View entire list
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
View entire list
Publications/References
Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Doll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser (2011), Global Reservoir and Dam Database, Version 1 (GRanDv1): Dams, Revision 01, Global Water System Project (GWSP), Bonn, Germany, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4N877QK

Lehner, B., C. Reidy Liermann, C. Revenga, C. Vorosmarty, B. Fekete, P. Crouzet, P. Doll, M. Endejan, K. Frenken, J. Magome, C. Nilsson, J.C. Robertson, R. Rodel, N. Sindorf, and D. Wisser (2011), High-Resolution Mapping of the World's Reservoirs and Dams for Sustainable River-Flow Management, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 9, 494-502, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/100125
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-29
[ Update this Record ]


Link to Web Site