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Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD-3) - Level 3
Entry ID: geodata_1786


Summary
Abstract: Drawing upon a variety of existing maps, data and information, a new Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD) has been created. Level 3 of the Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD) comprises lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and different wetland types in the form of a global raster map at 30-sec resolution.

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: Search and access the data from the UNEP Environmental Data Explorer.

Geographic Coverage
 N: -60.5033 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Global Lakes and Wetlands Database (GLWD-3) - Level 3
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >SURFACE WATER FEATURES >LAKES/RESERVOIRS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >SURFACE WATER FEATURES >RIVERS/STREAMS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >BIODIVERSITY FUNCTIONS    [Definition]


Project
UNEP/GRID >UNEP/Global Resources Information Database    [Information]


Use Constraints
Public


Keywords
Rivers
Conservation
biodiversity
Reserves


Data Center
World Wildlife Fund    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.worldwildlife.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BERNHARD LEHNER
Email: bernhard.lehner at wwfus.org
Contact Address:
Conservation Science Program
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20037
Country: USA

Global Resource Information Database - Geneva, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.grid.unep.ch/

Data Center Personnel
Name: UNEP/GRID
Phone: +254-2-621234
Fax: +254-2-226890 or 215787
Email: gridinfo at unep.org
Contact Address:
United Nations Environment Programme
Global Resource Information Database UNEP/GRID
P.O.Box 30552
Province or State: Nairobi
Country: KENYA


Personnel
ANDREA DE BONO
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-25



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