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Distribution, frequency, and global extent of hypoxia in rivers

October 31, 2022

To assess the distribution, frequency, and global extent of riverine hypoxia, we compiled 118 million paired dissolved oxygen (DO) and water temperature measurements from 125,158 unique locations in rivers in 93 countries and territories across the globe. The dataset also includes site characteristics derived from StreamCat, the National Hydrography and HydroAtlas datasets and proximal land cover derived from MODIS-based IGBP land cover types compiled using Google Earth Engine (GEE).

Publication Year 2022
Title Distribution, frequency, and global extent of hypoxia in rivers
DOI 10.5066/P99X6SIR
Authors Joanna R. Blaszczak, Lauren E Koenig Snyder, Francine H Mejia, Lluis Gomez-Gener, Christopher L. Dutton, Alice M. Carter, Nancy B Grimm, Judson W. Harvey, Ashley Helton, Matthew J. Cohen, Emeka D. Anyanwu, Oleg S. Pokrovsky, Ivan V. Krickov, Rinat M. Manasypov, Sergey N. Vorobyev, Svetlana Serikova
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) Headquarters