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Wetland Area Protected Under Ramsar Convention (2007) by Freshwater Ecoregion

Dates

Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-11-17 17:00:00
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-04-07 10:56:51

Summary

Area of wetlands in each freshwater ecoregion protected under Ramsar Convention. We derived the area of wetlands of international importance protected under the Ramsar Convention in each freshwater ecoregion from a subset of areas included in the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) compiled by the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP/IUCN 2007). All Ramsar sites in the database were included, except those known to be purely marine in extent, as indicated by the Marine Classes noted as subtidal in the WDPA. Intertidal marine Ramsar sites, however, are included in the analysis because the sites may include both brackish and fresh-waters. Area attributes for those Ramsar sites within the WDPA that were only available [...]

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Data Owner :
TNC GIS Staff
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Data source
The Nature Conservancy<br/>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:38:06 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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Type Scheme Key
UniqueKey Data Basin b7873625b1e74cf885db2828d5981311

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