A global salinity dataset of surface water and groundwater measurements from 1980-2019


This data contains a new global salinity database, compiled from electrical conductivity (EC) monitoring data of both surface water (rivers, lakes/reservoirs) and groundwater locations over the period 1980-2019.The database includes information from over 16.3 million samples, from 45,103 surface water locations and 208,550 groundwater locations around the world.The database consists of three categories; (1) River Data, (2) Lake/Reservoir Data and (3) Groundwater Data. Each category have two associated data files in csv-format, one containing the full salinity data, and one summary file, which provides basic EC statistics (median, mean, max, min, sd), sampling summary information (start and end period of measurements, number of measurements) and other station and data information (coordinates, country, continent, data source) for each data location (Station_ID).

DOI https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.913939
Related Identifier https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0562-z
Metadata Access https://ws.pangaea.de/oai/provider?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=datacite4&identifier=oai:pangaea.de:doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.913939
Creator Thorslund, Josefin; van Vliet, Michelle T H
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 2020
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 36 data points
Discipline Earth System Research