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Location and Permanency of Water Bodies in the African Sahel Region from 2003-2011
Entry ID: SAHEL_WATER_BODIES

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Summary
Abstract: This data set provides an estimate of the spatial and temporal extent of surface water at 250-m resolution over nine years (2003-2011) for the African Sahel region (10-20 degrees N) using imagery from the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS). Water bodies were identified by a spectral analysis of MODIS vegetation indices with the aim to improve existing regional to global mapping products. This data set can be used to enhance the understanding of Earth system processes, and to support global change studies, agricultural planning, and disease prevention. These data provide a gridded (250-m) estimate of the number of years (during 2003-2011) that a pixel was covered by water. The data are presented in a single netCDF (*.nc) file.
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Description: Location and Permanency of Water Bodies in the African Sahel Region from 2003-2011
Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 20.0   S: 10.0   E: 40.0   W: -20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: KAPTUE, A.T.; HANAN, N.P.; PRIHODKO, L.
Dataset Title: Location and Permanency of Water Bodies in the African Sahel Region from 2003-2011
Dataset Release Date: 2015
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/#fq=fileID:1269
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC) Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 1269

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: 1-865-241-3952
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-865-241-3952
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-01-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-02-06


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