Global Lakes and Wetlands Database - Level 1 (large lakes and reservoirs)

Jul 1, 2010
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Level 1 of the Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD) comprises the shoreline polygons of the largest lakes (area >= 50 square km) and reservoirs (storage capacity >= 0.5 cubic km) worldwide, including extensive attribute data.
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Bernhard Lehner,World Wildlife Fund US
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Title: Global Lakes and Wetlands Database - Level 1 (large lakes and reservoirs)
Credits: Bernhard Lehner,World Wildlife Fund US
Publication Date: July 2004
Online Linkages: Other Citation Info: Lehner, B. and Doell, P. (2004): Development and validation of a global database of lakes, reservoirs and wetlands. Journal of Hydrology 296/1-4: 1-22.

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