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Reference WATERBASE - Lakes: stations characteristic data

The Stations table contains data on the EUROWATERNET lake monitoring stations' physical characteristics. Each station has been assigned a unique WATERBASE identifier (WaterbaseID) which can be used to link the Stations with their respective Quality and Pressure data.
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European data
Records
1214
Table definition
LakeResidenceTime LakeResidenceTime Average lake residence time expressed in years. Calculated as volume/annual flow float(8) 0
LakeVolume LakeVolume Volume of the lake in Mio m3 float(8) 0
LakeArea LakeArea Surface area of the lake in km2 float(8) 0
Latitude Latitude (Y) International geographical co-ordinates of the monitoring station in decimal degrees format float(8) 0
LakeMaxDepth LakeMaxDepth Maximum depth of lake in m float(8) 0
LakeMeanDepth LakeMeanDepth Mean depth of lake in m float(8) 0
CatchmentArea CatchmentArea Upstream catchment area in km2 float(8) 0
Altitude Altitude Altitude of monitoring station in m above sea level float(8) 0
Longitude Longitude (X) International geographical co-ordinates of the monitoring station in decimal degrees format float(8) 0
Reservoir Reservoir Indicates whether the lake is a reservoir or ntural lake (1 = reservoir; 0 = lake) int(4) 0
LargestLake LargestLake Indicates whether the lake is considered as one of the largest lakes (1 = yes; 0 = no) int(4) 0
ReferenceLake ReferenceLake Indicates whether the lake is considered a reference lake (1 = yes; 0 = no) int(4) 0
RepresentativeLake RepresentativeLake Indicates whether the lake is considered a representative lake (1 = yes; 0 = no) int(4) 0
NationalStationID NationalStationID Provided at national level nvarchar(20) 0
Region Region Region in which water body is located at the national level nvarchar(100) 0
CountryCode Country code ISO 3166-alpha-2 code elements nvarchar(2) 0
Country Country Official short name in English nvarchar(50) 0
WaterbaseName WaterbaseName Name of the river station, lake or groundwater body nvarchar(200) 0
WaterbaseID WaterbaseID Internally produced, unique identifier used to represent the monitoring stations for rivers or lakes or the groundwater bodies varchar(20) -1
WaterBodyType WaterBodyType R = River, L = Lake, GW = Groundwater varchar(2) 0
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