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

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.

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Purpose: To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of reservoirs 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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27