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Rain gauge data for the Brazilian rainforest-savanna transition zone


Authors: Morgan C Levy
Owners: liza brazil · Morgan Levy
Resource type:Generic
Created:June 10, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Last updated: March 6, 2017, 10:51 p.m. by Morgan Levy

Abstract

These data are the rain gauge time series components of a curated set of historical daily rainfall and streamflow data for a large region spanning the southern Amazonian rainforest and tropical savanna biomes of Brazil.

Data (columns) include: the year, month, and day ("year", "month", "day") of observations; the depth of daily rainfall in mm/day ("value"); a site ID ("site"); and the state within which the rain gauge is located ("state"). Missing values are set to -9999. For each unique site, there exists a corresponding rain gauge location record (see "Rain Gauge Locations for the Brazilian Rainforest-Savanna Transition Zone"); these are identified by the same site ID numbers. Date ranges are different for each site.

Rainfall data were obtained from free, publicly-available historical records from the Brazilian water management agency: Agência Nacional de Águas (ANA).

Additional data package information and contents, including raw data files, documentation of data acquisition and processing, and related programmatic scripts, are available via Figshare: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3100912.v1

Subject

Amazon,rainforest,rainforest - savanna transition zone,Brazil,rainfall,rain,precipitation,rain gauge,Cerrado

How to cite

Levy, M. C. (2017). Rain gauge data for the Brazilian rainforest-savanna transition zone, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/9ee10ae69e074f819f023df73e15c4e1

This resource is shared under the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY.

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Coverage

Spatial:

 Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:  WGS 84 EPSG:4326
 Coordinate Units:  Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name: Brazil

North Latitude
3.0000°
East Longitude
-44.0000°
South Latitude
-24.0000°
West Longitude
-74.0000°

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Name Organization Address Phone
Morgan C Levy University of California, Berkeley
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