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Data Description:

This dataset provides the location of reservoirs across the central Indian landscape as a polygon vector shapefile. The source of this data is the Water Resources Information System of India. The data was updated on May, 2017 and uses WGS 84 projection. The data was created by digitizing the WRIS layer as per the IUC metadata file.

Recommended Citation(s):

  1. Jayadevan, A., Nayak, R., Karanth, K.K., Krishnaswamy, J., DeFries, R., Karanth, K.U. & Vaidyanathan, S. 2020. Navigating Paved Paradise: Evaluating landscape permeability to movement for large mammals in two conservation priority landscapes in India. Biological Conservation, 108613

  2. Nayak, R., Karanth, K.K., Dutta, T., Defries, R., Karanth, K.U., & Vaidyanathan, S. 2020. Bits and pieces: Forest fragmentation by linear intrusions in India. Land Use Policy, 104619.

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