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Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): CoastlinesEntry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_COASTLINES
Abstract: The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid cells and associated datasets dated circa 2000. Coastlines are derived from the land area grids to show the outlines of pixels (cells) that contain administrative units in GRUMPv1 and that fall along waterbodies. The coastlines are ... designed for cartographic use with the GRUMPv1 population raster datasets. This dataset is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), The World Bank, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT).
The data in ARC/INFO Binary Grid (GRID), American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII), Band Interleaved by Line (BIL) formats are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Purpose: To permit cartographic display of coastlines that exactly match the GRUMPv1 population surfaces.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), The World Bank, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Dataset Title: Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Coastlines
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Data Presentation Form: vectorOnline Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/grump-v1-coastlines
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