Online repository of materials for an all-Africa hydropower atlas (v1.0)

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Created: Mar 02, 2021 at 4:06 p.m.
Last updated: Mar 17, 2021 at 4:35 p.m.
DOI: 10.4211/hs.acff23a8fcde4703a7f1f8a3a75b68bd
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Content types: Geographic Feature Content 
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This repository accompanies the paper "A spatiotemporal atlas of hydropower in Africa for energy modelling purposes" by Sterl et al. (2021, under development).

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
North Latitude
East Longitude
South Latitude
West Longitude


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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.

How to Cite

Sterl, S., C. J. CHAWANDA (2021). Online repository of materials for an all-Africa hydropower atlas (v1.0), HydroShare,

This resource is shared under the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY.


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