Dam Reservoirs

Description

Global Reservoirs and Dams (GRanD) version 1.01 Dataset.It contains the global data set for either the dams or reservoirs, which are delivered as separate products, in ESRI Shape File format.

  •  Grand_id: Unique ID for each point representing a dam and its associated reservoir; 
  • the point location is an approximation of the dam location,Res_name: Name of reservoir or lake (i.e. impounded water body),
  • Dam_name: Name of dam structure ,Alt_name: Alternative name of reservoir or dam (different spelling, different language, secondary name) , 
  • River: Name of impounded river ,
  • Alt_river: Alternative name of impounded river (different spelling, different language, secondary name) , 
  • Main_basin: Name of main basin , Sub_basin: Name of sub-basin , Near_city: Name of nearest city , Alt_city: Alternative name of nearest city (different spelling, different language, secondary name) , 
  • Admin_unit: Name of administrative unit , Sec_admin: Secondary administrative unit (indicating dams or reservoirs that lie within or are associated with multiple administrative units) ,Country: Name of country , Sec_country: Secondary country (indicating international dams or reservoirs that lie within or are associated with multiple countries) , 
  • Year: Year (not further specified: year of construction; year of completion; year of commissioning; year of refurbishment/update; etc.) , Alt_year: Alternative year (not further specified: may indicate a multi-year construction phase, an update, or a secondary dam construction) , 
  • Dam_height in metres: Height of dam in meters , Alt_hgt_m: Alternative height of dam (may indicate update or secondary dam construction) , Dam_len_m: Length of dam in meters , Alt_len_m: Alternative length of dam (may indicate update or secondary dam construction) , Area_skm: Representative surface area of reservoir in square kilometers; Area_poly: Surface area of associated reservoir polygon in square kilometers.

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