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Reservoirs of the Greater Mekong Subregion; Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar.

This point layer (GRanD_Reservoirs_v1_1) represents the locations and attribute information of reservoirs contained in the GRanD database, version 1.1. For details please refer to the Technical Documentation. The Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) database contains the world's largest dams and their associated reservoirs. The database consists of two shapefiles: a point (dam) and a polygon (reservoir) layer.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category Irrigation and water management
  • English
Use limitations Application of GRanD is not permitted for commercial purposes. The GRanD database is freely available for non-commercial use. For data download and additional information please visit (Digital Water Atlas at GWSP) or (SEDAC at CIESIN).
Dataset reference date January 3, 2011
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Completeness For details please refer to the Technical Documentation which accompanies the data.
Process Step This dataset has not been edited in any way other than sub-setting (i.e.: clipping) area of interest.
Lineage Reservoirs: Lehner, B., Reidy Liermann, C., Revenga, C., Vörösmarty, C., Fekete, B., Crouzet, P., Döll, P., Endejan, M., Frenken, K., Magome, J., Nilsson, C., Robertson, J., Rödel, R., Sindorf, N., Wisser, D. (in press): High resolution mapping of the world’s reservoirs and dams for sustainable river flow management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Metadata creator information For details please refer to the Technical Documentation which accompanies the data.
License unspecified
Copyright No
Version 1.0
Keywords reservoirs
Date uploaded July 27, 2015, 10:16 (UTC)
Date modified July 8, 2019, 06:22 (UTC)