Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: GloFAS: lakes and reservoirs


This shapefile shows all lakes and reservoirs that have a: - lake surface area > 100 km²; - significant impact on the river discharge; - reservoir capacity > 0.5 km²

This layer is provided in the GloFAS interface as additional information for the user as it helps to understand which lakes and reservoirs are considered by the model set-up. However, it is also of interest to other water resources related questions.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  GloFAS: lakes and reservoirs. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-03-06
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Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE
EuroVoc concept(s) hydrology
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Geographic bounding box

85.06° N, 180° E, -85.06° S, -180° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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