Myanmar Dams

Dataset contains points showing the location of completed and proposed/planned dams in Myanmar; including hydropower and irrigation dams. Data on each dam is available as attributes appended to each dam point.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Energy
  • Hydropower dams
  • Water resources
Language
  • English
Use limitations The dataset was created by merging two datasets sourced from independent datasets. This dataset is released with a full and open access conforming to CC-BY-SA.4.0 license agreements under the conditions of the original data providers. Please refer to source datasets for more details.
Dataset reference date October 15, 2018
GeoNames
  • Myanmar
West bounding coordinates -0.5
East bounding coordinates 4095.5
South bounding coordinates -13.942138889198304
North bounding coordinates 2047.5
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Positional Accuracy No known issues with accuracy.
Logical Consistency No known issues with logical consistency.
Completeness Dataset created by merging and cleaning two dam datasets from IFC and WLE. Any incompleteness (for example, missing values) reflect the original condition of these datasets. For the user's information, some fields are more complete than others. Where appropriate, Open Development Myanmar has cleaned the dataset to the best of our ability.
Process Step Original datasets were obtained from the International Finance Corporation and CGIAR's Research Program on Water, Land, and Ecosystems. Three datasets in total were merged to create a single dam dataset.
Lineage Original datasets obtained from the International Finance Corporation and CGIAR's Research Program on Water, Land, and Ecosystems (more detailed citations forthcoming).
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
Version 1.0
Keywords myanmar dams
Date uploaded November 16, 2018, 07:11 (UTC)
Date modified October 28, 2019, 14:35 (UTC)