Articles | Volume 8, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 651–661, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-651-2016
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 651–661, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-651-2016

  23 Nov 2016

23 Nov 2016

An explicit GIS-based river basin framework for aquatic ecosystem conservation in the Amazon

Eduardo Venticinque et al.

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SNAPP Western Amazon Group – Amazon Aquatic Ecosystem Spatial Framework Eduardo Venticinque, Bruce Forsberg, Ronaldo B. Barthem, Paulo Petry, Laura Hess, Armando Mercado, Carlos Canas, Mariana Montoya, Carlos Durigan, and Michael Goulding https://doi.org/10.5063/F1BG2KX8

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Despite large-scale infrastructure development in the Amazon Basin, relatively little attention has been paid to the wetlands, fisheries and other aspects of aquatic ecosystems. In this data article, we present a GIS framework that was developed for the analysis, management and monitoring of aquatic systems in the Amazon Basin.