Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_LANDGEOG

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Summary
Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids measure land areas in square kilometers and the mean unit size (population-weighted) in square kilometers. The land area grid permits the summation of areas (net of permanent ice and water) at the same resolution as the population density, count, and urban-rural grids. The mean unit size grids provides a ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a quantitative measure of the input resolution of administrative units used for GPWv3.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 79.89   S: -54.75   E: 179.85   W: -179.2

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Dataset Title: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Land and Geographic Unit Area Grids
Dataset Release Date: 200512
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 3.00
Data Presentation Form: raster
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/gpw-v3-land-geographic-un...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-07-01
Stop Date: 1990-07-01
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and the Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) hold the copyright of this dataset. Users are prohibited from any commercial, non-free resale, or redistribution without explicit written permission from CIESIN and CIAT. Users should acknowledge CIESIN and CIAT as the source used in the creation of any reports, publications, new datasets, derived products, or services resulting from the use of this dataset. CIESIN and CIAT also request reprints of any publications and notification of any redistributing efforts.
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Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_LANDGEOG

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) (2005-12), Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Centroids, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/gpw-v3-centroids
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-28
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