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Major Wetlands and Floodplains for the World Water Development Report II
Entry ID: UNH_WWDRII_WET


Summary
Abstract: This database consists of global gridded fields of floodplains and wetlands as
represented in the Global Lakes and Wetlands database (Lehner and Doll, 2004)
(http://www.wwfus.org/science/data/globallakes.cfm) at 30-minute (latitude by
longitude) resolution.

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: Access to wetlands and floodplains data


Link: View Related Information
Description: Global Lakes and Wetlands Database


Link: View Related Information
Description: Access to additional documentation

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

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Water Systems Analysis Group
Dataset Title: Major Wetlands and Floodplains
Dataset Series Name: World Water Development Record II
Dataset Release Place: Durham, NH
Dataset Publisher: University of New Hampshire
Version: Not provided
Online Resource: http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-31


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >SURFACE WATER FEATURES >WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >ESTUARINE WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >LACUSTRINE WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >MARINE    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >MARSHES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >PALUSTRINE WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >PEATLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >RIPARIAN WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >SWAMPS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >ESTUARINE WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >LACUSTRINE WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >MARINE    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >MARSHES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >PALUSTRINE WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >PEATLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >RIPARIAN WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS >SWAMPS    [Definition]


Project
WWAP >World Water Assessment Programme    [Information]


Keywords
wetlands
floodplains
World Water Assessment Programme
World Water Development Record
GLMD


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Water Systems Analysis Group, Complex Systems Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.wsag.unh.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHARLES J. VOROSMARTY
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Fax: (603) 862-0188
Email: charles.vorosmarty at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Water Systems Analysis Group
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
University of New Hampshire
Morse Hall, 39 College Road
City: DURHAM
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: online
Distribution_Format: JPEG, ascii, ARC
Fees: none


Personnel
CHARLES J. VOROSMARTY
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Fax: (603) 862-0188
Email: charles.vorosmarty at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Water Systems Analysis Group
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
University of New Hampshire
Morse Hall, 39 College Road
City: DURHAM
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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