Movie:World dams

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Key Attributes

Domain: terrestrial, hydrology, environmental controls
Keywords: dams
Keywords: reservoirs
Model name: --
Name: Albert, Kettner
Where: --
When: 1800 - 2009


Short Description

Grade level: High (9-12), Under graduate (13-16), Graduate / Professional

Statement: Reservoir emplacement over time since 1800

Abstract: Bernhard Lehner (department of geography, at McGill University) and others worked for years together to establish a world database on reservoirs. Over 5000 reservoirs are included presently and presented over time in this visualization.

Data can be found at: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/grand-v1

Theory

This movie just indicates the emplacements of larger reservoirs over time and gives an idea of how humans are impacting and controlling the hydrological cycle

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