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Global River Discharge, 1807-1991, V[ersion]. 1.1 (RivDIS)

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/199
Project
Published1998-05-27
Updated1998-05-27
Usage15829 downloads
Citations77 publications cited this dataset

Description

The Global Monthly River Discharge Data Set (RivDIS) contains monthly averaged discharge measurements for 1,018 stations located throughout the world from 1807-1991. The period of record varies widely from station to station with a mean of 21.5 years. The data are derived from the published UNESCO archives for river discharge, and checked against information obtained from the Global Runoff Center in Koblenz, Germany through the U.S. National Geophysical Data Center in Boulder, Colorado.

Science Keywords

  • TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE
  • SURFACE WATER
  • SURFACE WATER PROCESSES/MEASUREMENTS
  • DISCHARGE/FLOW

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This dataset is openly shared, without restriction, in accordance with the NASA Data and Information Policy.

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Vorosmarty, C. J., B. M. Fekete, and B. A. Tucker. 1998. Global River Discharge, 1807-1991, V. 1.1 (RivDIS). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/199

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Dataset has 3 companion files.

  • STATION.DAT
  • rivdis_guide.pdf
  • README