Data:World River Sediment Yields Database

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World River Sediment Yields Database dataset information page

Short Description

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Mississippi sediment plume

Statement: This database contains data on annual sediment yields in worldwide rivers and reservoirs, searchable by river, country and continent.

Abstract: [[Extended data description::The database was compiled from different sources by HR Wallingford, UK, on behalf of the FAO Land and Water Development Division. It is currently in a test phase. Please direct any comments and suggestions concerning the database to AQUASTAT]]

Data format

Data type: River discharge
Data origin: Measured
Data format:
Other format: excell
Data resolution:
Datum:

Data Coverage

Spatial data coverage: Global
Temporal data coverage: Time averaged
Time period covered: 1960 onwards

Availability

Download data: http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/sediment/index.stm
Data source: http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/sediment/index.stm

References