Reference WATERBASE - Rivers: stations characteristic data

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The Stations table contains data on the EUROWATERNET river 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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Table definition
Latitude Latitude (Y) International geographical co-ordinates of the monitoring station in decimal degrees format float(8) 0
RiverDischarge RiverDischarge Mean long term river discharge in m3/s 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
RevisionYear RevisionYear Last year of revision or update of characteristics int(4) 0
Region Region Region in which water body is located at the national level nvarchar(100) 0
StationType StationType Type of monitoring station. For rivers, lakes and groundwater: B = Reference, R = Representative, F = Flux, L = Largest, Most Important, I = Impact. Stations can be of more than one type. If so, types will be listed alphabetically with no separator e.g. FL nvarchar(20) 0
NationalStationID NationalStationID National station identifier of river or lake monitoring station or groundwater body nvarchar(50) 0
RiverName RiverName River name at the national level nvarchar(100) 0
CatchmentName CatchmentName Catchment name at the national level nvarchar(100) 0
CountryCode CountryCode 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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