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Rivers

River systems in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Attributes include:  name of river, name of basin, name of sub-basin, Strahler number.

 

Greater Mekong Subregion hydropower dams (2016)

Description This dataset contains all known hydropower developments across the Greater Mekong Subregion although is not a complete dataset. It includes original data collected by Open Development Cambodia and Open Development Vietnam as well as sources from International Rivers and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong.
Source(s) Sources vary data from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and China come fromthe CIGAR-WLE dataset available: https://wle-mekong.cgiar.org/maps/. Other data was orignally georeferenced by PanNature for Vietnam and Open Development Cambodia using Google Earth Viewer. Other sources include; JICA, Final Report on Data Collection Survey on Electric Power Sector in Cambodia 2012 EDC, Annual Report 2014, Sub-decree No 202 on Privatization of 4,674 hectares in Vealveng district Pursat province, Company page of Kyung An Cable 2015, Earthrights international, lower_sesan 2015 Website of Mekong watchhttps://data.opendevelopmentmekong.net/dataset/lower-sesan-ii-hydropower-project/resource/01c9772c-ea28-408d-a212-1ac2781bc5ae?type=library_record NGO forum on Cambodia, EIA list Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Progress of Cambodia Power Development Plans & Transmission Interconnection Projects 2009, news from Phnom Penh post and Shanghai Daily. Along with a number of news and business publications in Vietnam.
Date of data 09/30/2016
Completeness This dataset is not complete and will be updated periodically.
License CC-BY-4.0

Hydro basins level 3

Hydro-basins provide hydrographic data layers that allow for the derivation of watershed boundaries for any given location based on the near-global, high-resolution SRTM digital elevation model. Watersheds were delineated in a consistent manner at different scales, and a hierarchical sub-basin breakdown was created following the topological concept of the Pfafstetter coding system (Verdin & Verdin 1999). The resulting polygon layers are termed HydroBASINS and represent a subset of the HydroSHEDS database. There are 12 levels. Level 3 represent major river systems from headwaters to coast.

 

Reservoirs

This point layer (GRanD_Reservoirs_v1_1) represents the locations and attribute information of reservoirs contained in the GRanD database, version 1.1. For details please refer to the Technical Documentation.

The Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD) database contains the world's largest dams and their associated reservoirs. The database consists of two shapefiles: a point (dam) and a polygon (reservoir) layer. For details please refer to the Technical Documentation which accompanies the data.

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