Global lake area, climate, and population dataset

Published in Environmental Data Initiative, 2020

Recommended citation: Labou, S.G., Meyer, M.F., Brousil, M.R., Cramer, A.N., Luff, B.T. 2020. Global lake area, climate, and population dataset ver 4. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/834e2d4e8ee7eb2fa9a5a5b32d759683 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0517-4

This is a dataset containing lake surface area for > 1.42  million lakes and reservoirs >= 10 hectares in area, matched with basin-level temperature, precipitation, and population data. Data are a time series covering 1995 to 2015 (although resolution differs by variable). The dataset is intended to be fully reproducible: all scripts and a standardized file structure are available with the full dataset.

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Recommended citation: Labou, S.G., Meyer, M.F., Brousil, M.R., Cramer, A.N., Luff, B.T. 2020. Global lake area, climate, and population dataset ver 4. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/834e2d4e8ee7eb2fa9a5a5b32d759683