Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)/ Asian Water Cycle Initiative (AWCI) Kalu Ganga Basin data


IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

Name Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)/ Asian Water Cycle Initiative (AWCI) Kalu Ganga Basin data
Metadata Identifier AWCI_Kalu_Ganga20210510172858-DIAS20210510161836-en

CONTACT

CONTACT on DATASET

Name Saman Weerakoon
Organization University of Peradeniya
Address Peradeniya, 20400, Sri Lanka
TEL +94-81-2393566
E-mail sbweera@pdn.ac.lk

CONTACT on PROJECT

Data Integration and Analysis System

Name DIAS Office
Organization Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Address 3173-25, Showa-Cho, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 236-0001, Japan
E-mail dias-office@diasjp.net

DOCUMENT AUTHOR

Name Saman Weerakoon
Organization University of Peradeniya
E-mail sbweera@pdn.ac.lk

DATASET CREATOR

Name Saman Weerakoon
Organization University of Peradeniya
E-mail sbweera@pdn.ac.lk

DATE OF THIS DOCUMENT

2021-05-10

DATE OF DATASET

  • creation : 2010-09-30

DATASET OVERVIEW

Abstract

The Kalu (River) Ganga basin located at the South-Western part of Sri Lanka. It is about 130 km long discharges into the Indian Ocean. The flood disasters continue in the basin due to climatic, hydrologic, topographic and land use characteristics in the basin. . There is a hydropower reservoir at one of the upper reaches. Population density in Kalutara and Ratnapura districts are 677 and 314 person/sq km.

Topic Category(ISO19139)

  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere

Temporal Extent

Begin Date 2003-01-01
End Date 2004-12-31
Temporal Characteristics Daily

Geographic Bounding Box

North bound latitude 6.731111
West bound longitude 79.95
Eastbound longitude 80.583333
South bound latitude 6.4625

Keywords

Keywords on Dataset

Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
discipline flood, AWCI, Kalu Ganga, stream flow, Rainfall No_Dictionary

Keywords on Project

Data Integration and Analysis System
Keyword Type Keyword Keyword thesaurus Name
theme DIAS > Data Integration and Analysis System No_Dictionary

DATA PROCESSING

Data Processing (1)

General Explanation of the data producer's knowledge about the lineage of a dataset

Estimated by the gauge height measured manually.

�Raw data was uploaded by using AWCI Upload IF accompany with some basic metadata.

(Data upload process.Then Quality Control was done by using

AWCI Quality Control Interface. Finally, the metadata information was described by

using AWCI Metadata registration system.

DATA POLICY

Data Policy by the Data Provider

[Data Policy]

1) Release of Data in Compliance with WMO Resolution 40 (CG-XII) and WMO Resolution 25 (CG-XIII)

2) No Commercial Use or Exploitation

3) No Data Transfer to Third Parties

AWCI data policy is described at http://monsoon.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/AWCI/doc/DataPolicy.pdf.

[Reference Requirements]

Whenever GEOSS AWCI data distributed by DIAS are being used for publication of

scientific results, the data's origin must be acknowledged and referenced. A

minimum requirement is to reference GEOSS AWCI and the DIAS. If only data from

one river basin (or a limited number of river basins) has been used, additional

acknowledgement to the river basin(s) and its (their) maintaining institutions or

organizations shall be given.

Data users of GEOSS AWCI data are encouraged to establish direct contact with the

data providers for the purpose of complete interpretation and analysis of data for

publication purposes.

Data Policy by the Project

Data Integration and Analysis System

If data provider does not have data policy, DIAS Terms of Service (https://diasjp.net/en/policy/) and DIAS Privacy Policy (https://diasjp.net/en/privacypolicy/) apply.

If there is a conflict between DIAS Terms of Service and data provider's policy, the data provider's policy shall prevail.

DATA SOURCE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Acknowledge the Project

Data Integration and Analysis System

If you plan to use this dataset for a conference presentation, paper, journal article, or report etc., please include acknowledgments referred to following examples. If the data provider describes examples of acknowledgments, include them as well.

"We used the [name of dataset] provided by [name of data provider] in this study. This dataset was collected and provided under the Data Integration and Analysis System (DIAS, Project No. JPMXD0716808999), which has been developed and operated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)."


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