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Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database

Query Results for Asi/Orontes 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: Asi/Orontes
   Country: Lebanon

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
C Temperate Csa Mild climate, dry season in summer, hot summers, warmest temps > 22 C 2,000 100
C Temperate Csb Mild climate, dry season in summer, warm summers, warmest temps < 22 C 0 0

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)
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 0 0
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 0 0
Basin-wide: 37,910 0 0

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)
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 50
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 10
Basin-wide: 37,910 60

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
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 400 18.33
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 4,200 22.19
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 4,500 26.79
Basin-wide: 37,910 9,100 24.00

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: Asi/Orontes
   Country: Lebanon

Landcover Type Area of Landcover Type in Country (sq km) Percent of Country in Landcover Type
Dryland, Cropland, and Pasture 240 10.98
Irrigated Cropland and Pasture 25 1.14
Cropland/Grassland Mosaic 15 0.69
Cropland/Woodland Mosaic 90 4.12
Grassland 410 18.76
Shrubland 1,400 64.07
Savanna 5 0.23

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)
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 170,100 77.96
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 1,918,000 101.33
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 3,519,000 209.46
Basin-wide: 37,910 5,607,100 147.91

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
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 0
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 0
Basin-wide: 37,910 0

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    RBOs
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of RBOs
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 0
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 0
Basin-wide: 37,910 0

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Runoff
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Runoff (mm/yr)
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 2,853
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 711
Basin-wide: 37,910 3,564

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
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 0
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 0
Basin-wide: 37,910 0

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Treaties
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Number of Treaties
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 1
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 1
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 2
Basin-wide: 37,910 3

Citations:

Values calculated by TFDD staff.

map_minus.png    Water Stress
Basin Name Country Code Area (sq km) Water Stress (cubic m/person/yr)
Asi/Orontes Lebanon ASIX_LBN 2,182 0
Asi/Orontes Turkey ASIX_TUR 18,928 30
Asi/Orontes Syria ASIX_SYR 16,800 3

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.

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.

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