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Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database

Query Results for Amazon Basin maplink.jpg
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The tables below contain data for the entire basin of interest. On the map, each basin is divided into "basin-country" polygons, with each polygon being represented by a single row in the tables below. A highlighted row indicates the specific basin-country polygon that you clicked on the map.
map_minus.png    Climate

This table contains data for all of the Climate Zone Subtypes found within:
   Basin: Amazon
   Country: Brazil

Climate Zone Type Code Climate Zone Type Climate Zone Subtype Code Climate Zone Subtype Area of Subtype in Country (sq km) Percent of Country in Subtype
A Tropical Afi Tropical isothermal wet climate, year round ppt, average temp > 18 C 1,045,000 28.72
A Tropical Am Tropical monsoon climate, short dry season, average temp > 18 C 51,000 1.4
A Tropical Ami Tropical isothermal monsoon climate, short dry season, average temp > 18 C 887,000 24.37
A Tropical Aw Tropical climate, distinct dry season, one month with < 60 mm ppt, average temp > 18 C 142,000 3.9
A Tropical Awi Tropical isothermal climate, distinct dry season, one month with < 60 mm ppt, average temp > 18 C 1,503,000 41.3
C Temperate Cf Mild climate, year round ppt 4,000 0.11
C Temperate Cwa Mild climate, dry season in winter, hot summers, warmest temps > 22 C 2,000 0.05

Citations:

FAO-SDRN Agrometeorology Group (1997). FAO's Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN) global climate maps series, United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization SDRN Agrometeorology Group.http://www.fao.org/sd/eidirect/CLIMATE/EIsp0001.htm

map_minus.png    Dams
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Dams Dam Density (dams/sq km)
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 0 0
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 1 0
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 0 0
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 0 0
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 0 0
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 0 0
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 0 0
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 0 0
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 1 < 0.000001

Citations:

World Water Development Report II. Data Download page at http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html

ICOLD. 1984, 1988. World Register of Dams. 1984 full edition and 1988 updating. International Commission on Large Dams, Paris.

International Water Power and Dam Construction. 1994. Handbook. Reed Business Publishing. Sutton, Surrey, U.K. 224 p.

International Water Power and Dam Construction. 1989. The World's Major Dams and Hydro Plants. Global map. Reed Business Publishing, Sutton, Surrey.

Vörösmarty, C. J., K. P. Sharma, B. M. Fekete, A. H. Copeland, J. Holden, J. Marble and J. A. Lough. The Storage and aging of continental runoff in large reservoir systems of the world, AMBIO, 26 (4): 210-219.

Vörösmarty, C.J., M. Meybeck, B. Fekete, K. Sharma, P. Green, and J. Syvitski. 2003. Anthropogenic sediment retention: Major global-scale impact from the population of registered impoundments. Global and Planetary Change 39: 169-190.

map_minus.png    Discharge
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Discharge (cubic km/yr)
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 71,000
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 5,827,000
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 89,000
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 3,000
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 100
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 171,000
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 3
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 1,000
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 6,162,103

Citations:

Discharge calculated by TFDD staff using data from:

Fekete, B., C.J. Vorosmarty, and W. Grabs (2000). UNH/GRDC Composite Runoff Fields V 1.0. Available athttp://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu

map_minus.png    Irrigation
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Irrigated Area (sq km) Percent Irrigated
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 0 0.00
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 0 0.00
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 0 0.00
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 7,400 6.00
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 0 0.00
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0 0.00
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 19,000 2.00
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 0 0.00
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 0 0.00
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 26,400 0.45

Citations:

Döll, P., Siebert, S.(1999): A digital global map of irrigated areas. Kassel World Water Series 1, Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Germany, 23 pp + Appendix. Available at http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html

map_minus.png    Landcover

This table contains data for all of the Landcover Types found within:
   Basin: Amazon
   Country: Brazil

Landcover Type Area of Landcover Type in Country (sq km) Percent of Country in Landcover Type
Urban and Built-Up Land 35 < 0.01
Dryland, Cropland, and Pasture 32,820 0.92
Cropland/Grassland Mosaic 17,585 0.49
Cropland/Woodland Mosaic 532,110 14.85
Grassland 17,825 0.5
Shrubland 6,570 0.18
Savanna 148,180 4.13
Deciduous Broadleaf Forest 12,085 0.34
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest 2,808,490 78.36
Wooded Wetland 100 < 0.01
Barren or Sparsely Vegetated 3,660 0.1
Wooded Tundra 4,810 0.13

Citations:

USGS-EROS Global 1km Grid GLOBAL LAND COVER CHARACTERISTICS DATA BASE (AVHRR 1km data from April 1992-March 1993). Available at http://edc2.usgs.gov/1KM

map_minus.png    Population
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Population Population Density (persons/sq km)
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 6,337,000 9.01
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 7,968,000 2.18
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 910,100 2.48
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 1,515,000 12.29
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 18,100 1.22
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0 0.00
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 9,295,000 9.77
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 1,700 1.09
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 4,200 0.10
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 26,049,100 4.45

Citations:

Oak Ridge National Labrotory (2008). LANDSCAN 2007 Global Population Dataset. Available at http://www.ornl.gov/sci/landscan

map_minus.png    Projects
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Projects
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 1
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 1
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 1
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 0
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 0
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 1
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 0
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 0
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 4

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    RBOs
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of RBOs
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 1
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 1
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 1
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 1
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 1
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 1
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 1
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 1
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 1
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 9

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Runoff
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Runoff (mm/yr)
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 101,130
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 1,594,500
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 243,063
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 21,578
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 8,779
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 179,420
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 1,760
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 25,397
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 2,175,627

Citations:

Fekete, B.,C.J. Vorosmarty , and W. Grabs (2000). UNH/GRDC Composite Runoff Fields V 1.0. Available athttp://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu

map_minus.png    Tenders
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Tenders
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 0
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 0
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 0
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 1
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 0
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 0
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 0
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 0
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 1

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Treaties
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Treaties
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 3
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 3
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 1
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 2
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 1
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 2
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 1
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 1
Basin-wide: 5,856,696 6

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Water Stress
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Water Stress (cubic m/person/yr)
Amazon Bolivia AMZN_BOL 703,423 11,000
Amazon Brazil AMZN_BRA 3,654,439 731,000
Amazon Colombia AMZN_COL 366,819 98,000
Amazon Ecuador AMZN_ECU 123,295 2,000
Amazon Guyana AMZN_GUY 14,831 7,000
Amazon French Guiana AMZN_GUF 139 0
Amazon Peru AMZN_PER 951,855 18,000
Amazon Suriname AMZN_SUR 1,566 2,000
Amazon Venezuela AMZN_VEN 40,329 244,000

Citations:

Runoff-Fekete, B.,C.J. Vorosmarty , and W. Grabs (2000). UNH/GRDC Composite Runoff Fields V 1.0. Available athttp://www.grdc.sr.unh.edu

Oak Ridge National Labrotory (2008). LANDSCAN 2007 Global Population Dataset. Available at http://www.ornl.gov/sci/landscan

Discharge calculated by TFDD staff.

http://gis.nacse.org/tfdd/map/result.php?bcode=AMZN&bccode=AMZN_BRA&mapt...

2016-1-22


Basin delineation: Wolf, A.T., Natharius, J.A., et al. (1999)
Data taken from global datasets and are for comparative purposes only.
Data are not accurate for individual basins less than 25,000 sq. km.

http://gis.nacse.org/tfdd/map/result.php?bcode=AMZN&bccode=AMZN_BRA&mapt...

2016

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