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High Mountain Asia Near-Global Multi-Decadal Glacial Lake Inventory, Version 1
Data set id:
HMA_GLI
DOI: 10.5067/UO20NYM3YQB4
This is the most recent version of these data.
Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains polygons of glacial lake extent on a near-global scale, averaged over five multi-year periods between 1990 and 2018.
Parameter(s):
GLACIAL LAKE EXTENT
Platform(s):
LANDSAT-4, LANDSAT-5, LANDSAT-7, LANDSAT-8
Sensor(s):
ETM+, MSS, OLI, TIRS, TM
Data Format(s):
Shapefile
Temporal Coverage:
1 January 1990 to 31 December 2018
Temporal Resolution:
  • Varies
Spatial Resolution:
  • 30 m
  • 30 m
Spatial Reference System(s):
WGS 84
EPSG:4326
Spatial Coverage:
N:
82.6
S:
-55.4
E:
180
W:
-180
Blue outlined yellow areas on the map below indicate the spatial coverage for this data set.

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