Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: peter.salamon@ec.europa.eu

Title: GloFAS: major river basins

Description

This shapefile shows the delineation of the major river basins world-wide.

Source: Global Runoff Data Centre (GRDC). For more technical details see www.bafg.de

This layer is provided in the GloFAS interface as additional information for the user as it helps to understand if certain conditions e.g. such as high-precipitation events are located within a certain catchment.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  GloFAS: major river basins. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/653b7f9b-0768-47f1-ac0a-facc3b21043e
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-03-06
Landing page http://globalfloods.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Update frequency as needed
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE
EuroVoc concept(s) hydrology
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/653b7f9b-0768-47f1-ac0a-facc3b21043e

Geographic information

Lineage

No additional information

Geographic bounding box

85.06° N, 180° E, -85.06° S, -180° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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