Lower Mekong Countries Protected and Heritage Areas

A dataset describing protected areas and heritage sites throughout the Lower Mekong Countries. The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global spatial dataset on marine and terrestrial protected areas available. Protected areas are internationally recognised as major tools in conserving species and ecosystems. Up to date information on protected areas is essential to enable a wide range of conservation and development activities.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Forest protection
  • Protected areas
  • Protected forests
Language
  • English
Dataset reference date October 29, 2020
GeoNames
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
West bounding coordinates 92.82507280653229
East bounding coordinates 111.90697419409841
South bounding coordinates 5.734551500026054
North bounding coordinates 28.848865677000024
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Positional Accuracy No known issues with accuracy
Completeness The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global spatial dataset on marine and terrestrial protected areas available. Data is complete as of publication in 2020.
Process Step Open Development Mekong has not processed this data in any way.
Lineage The World Database on Protected Areas (www.protectedplanet.net)
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright No
Version 1.0
Date uploaded July 8, 2015, 10:12 (UTC)
Date modified December 1, 2020, 19:34 (UTC)