Derived Hydrography of South America


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Created: Feb 13, 2020 at 3:53 p.m.
Last updated: Jun 29, 2020 at 7:52 p.m.
DOI: 10.4211/hs.94f7e730ea034706ae3497a75c764239
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Content types: Geographic Feature Content 
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Abstract

This resource includes three hydrographic geospatial datasets for South America including: Rivers, Watersheds, and Basin area. These datasets were developed at Brigham Young University by using standard terrain analysis tool in ArcGIS to extract features from digital elevation model data provided by Esri. The datasets were created for the purpose of supporting GEOGLOWS (http://www.geoglows.org) forecasting using ECMWF (https://www.ecmwf.int) ensemble weather/hydrologic model and the RAPID river routing model (http://rapid-hub.org). These datasets are provided free of charge for use for any purpose. If you use these data, please reference this HydroShare resource using the information provided in "How to Cite" at the bottom of this HydroShare landing page.

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Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
12.4533°
East Longitude
-34.8058°
South Latitude
-55.4775°
West Longitude
-91.3992°

Content

Data Services

The following web services are available for data contained in this resource. Geospatial Feature and Raster data are made available via Open Geospatial Consortium Web Services. The provided links can be copied and pasted into GIS software to access these data. Multidimensional NetCDF data are made available via a THREDDS Data Server using remote data access protocols such as OPeNDAP. Other data services may be made available in the future to support additional data types.

References

This resource belongs to the following collections:
Title Owners Sharing Status My Permission
Derived Hydrography of World Regions Hydroinformatics Lab · Dan Ames · Norm Jones · Jim Nelson  Published Open Access
Derived Hydrography of World Regions Dan Ames  Public &  Shareable Open Access
Derived Hydrography of World Regions Dan Ames  Public &  Shareable Open Access

How to Cite

Brigham Young University (2020). Derived Hydrography of South America, HydroShare, https://doi.org/10.4211/hs.94f7e730ea034706ae3497a75c764239

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