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Greater Mekong Subregion hydropower dams (2016)

This dataset contains all known hydropower developments across the Greater Mekong Subregion although is not a complete dataset. It includes original data collected by Open Development Cambodia and Open Development Vietnam as well as sources from International Rivers and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Challenge Program on Water and Food - Mekong.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Electricity infrastructure
  • Electricity production
  • Energy
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Fisheries production
  • Water resources
  • English
Use limitations The dataset is compiled by ODM from a variety of sources and this is indicated in the notes section of the attributes. Please refer to individual groups access use and constraints policy.
Dataset reference date September 30, 2016
Temporal extent's start date September 30, 2016
Temporal extent's end date September 30, 2016
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
West bounding coordinates -296104.6875
East bounding coordinates 645836.25
South bounding coordinates -13.942138889198304
North bounding coordinates 3223684.5
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Positional Accuracy Accuracy of the data points are subject to the method of collection and geo-referenced. Some discrepancies are evident in the dataset and thus points should be considered an estimation unless otherwise determined.
Logical Consistency There are known issues with logical consistency.
Completeness This dataset is not complete and will be updated periodically.
Process Step Data was collected from a variety of resource documents, government and non-government institutions and originally georeferenced using google earth viewer. All points where then uploaded and visualised with as much detail information as available, provided in the attribute table.
Lineage Sources vary data from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and China come fromthe CIGAR-WLE dataset available: Other data was orignally georeferenced by PanNature for Vietnam and Open Development Cambodia using Google Earth Viewer. Other sources include; JICA, Final Report on Data Collection Survey on Electric Power Sector in Cambodia 2012 EDC, Annual Report 2014, Sub-decree No 202 on Privatization of 4,674 hectares in Vealveng district Pursat province, Company page of Kyung An Cable 2015, Earthrights international, lower_sesan 2015 Website of Mekong watch NGO forum on Cambodia, EIA list Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Progress of Cambodia Power Development Plans & Transmission Interconnection Projects 2009, news from Phnom Penh post and Shanghai Daily. Along with a number of news and business publications in Vietnam.
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright Yes
Version 2.0
Date uploaded September 30, 2016, 12:47 (UTC)
Date modified February 15, 2022, 03:46 (UTC)