Articles | Volume 14, issue 7
Data description paper
19 Jul 2022
Data description paper |  | 19 Jul 2022

A high-resolution inland surface water body dataset for the tundra and boreal forests of North America

Yijie Sui, Min Feng, Chunling Wang, and Xin Li

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High-latitude water bodies differ greatly in their morphological and topological characteristics related to their formation, type, and vulnerability. In this paper, we present a water body dataset for the North American high latitudes (WBD-NAHL). Nearly 6.5 million water bodies were identified, with approximately 6 million (~90 %) of them smaller than 0.1 km2.
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