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Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Settlement Points
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_STLMNT


Summary
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. A proportional allocation gridding algorithm, utilizing more than 1,000,000 national and sub-national geographic units, is used to assign population

values (counts, in persons) to grid cells. 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)..

Purpose: To provide populated place (point) data with consistent population estimates.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
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Extended Metadata Properties
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