RESSED dataset information page

Short Description

Reservoir sedimentation-survey database for the USA

Statement: The Reservoir Sedimentation Database

Abstract: RESSED is a Microsoft® Access ® database containing information from the original Soil Conservation Service (SCS) datasheets (SCS Form 34) for the United States. The database is provided for download (i.e., this website does not contain tools for utilizing the RESSED database). The Subcommittee on Sedimentation hopes to provide updates to this database via periodic postings on this site. Such database improvements may be predicated on acquisition of adequate funding for RESSED.

Additionally, scanned copies of the original data sheets are available for selected viewing, downloading, or printing. The data sheets are in Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF).

Data format

Data type: Surface properties
Data origin: Measured
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Other format: Microsoft® Access® database
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Data Coverage

Spatial data coverage: United States of America
Temporal data coverage: Time snap shot
Time period covered: 2009 but intension is there to update database


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