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ISLSCP II River Routing Data (STN-30p)

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DatasetISLSCP II River Routing Data (STN-30p)
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1005
Release date2011-05-05
ProjectInternational Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP II)
Time period1986-01-01 to 1995-12-31

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations520132017Publications citing this dataset
Downloads13492012-05-052017-10-219402 total files downloaded

Description

The Simulated Topological Network (STN-30p) data set provides the large-scale hydrological modeling community an accurate representation of the global river system at 0.5 degree and 1.0 degree spatial resolutions. STN-30p represents the potential connectivity of the continental land mass by assigning one of eight (E, SE, S, SW, W, NW, N, NE) possible flow directions to each continental grid cell (Jenson 1988, Band 1993). The potentiality of STN-30p reflects the fact that flow direction is assigned to every land cell regardless of the existence of actively flowing rivers. STN-30p can be viewed as a river network which would exist if sufficient surface runoff was available to form river channels everywhere. There are two data files with this data set.

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Vorosmarty, C.J., B.M. Fekete, F.G. Hall, G.J. Collatz, B.W. Meeson, S.O. Los, E.Brown De Colstoun, and D.R. Landis. 2011. ISLSCP II River Routing Data (STN-30p). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1005

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
river_routing_stn_1deg.zip 1.7MB 1986-01-01 to 1995-12-31
river_routing_stn_hdeg.zip 3.5MB 1986-01-01 to 1995-12-31

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Dataset has 3 companion files.

  • 1_river_routing_doc.pdf
  • river_routing_stn_xdeg.pdf
  • 0_river_routing_readme.txt

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