China Dimensions Data Collection: GuoBiao (GB) Codes for the Administrative Divisions of the Peoples Republic of China
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_GBCODES

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Summary
Abstract: GuoBiao (GB) Codes for the Administrative Divisions of the People's Republic of China consists of geographic codes for the administrative divisions of China. The data includes provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government), prefectures (prefecture-level cities, autonomous prefectures, leagues), and counties (districts, county-level cities, autonomous counties, ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a dynamic matrix for the identification of spatially and temporally-specific data on Chinese administrative units.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 54.0   S: 18.0   E: 135.0   W: 73.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: China in Time and Space - CITAS - University of Washington, Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping - CASM, and Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN
Dataset Title: China Dimensions Data Collection: GuoBiao (GB) Codes for the Administrative Divisions of the Peoples Republic of China
Dataset Release Date: 1997-02
Dataset Release Place: Saginaw, MI
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: tabular
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The University of Washington China in Time and Space (CITAS), Chinese Academy
of Surveying and Mapping (CASM), and Trustees of Columbia ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CD_GBCODES

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
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Size: 0.49 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: 0

Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Size: 0.63 MB
Distribution Format: MDB
Fees: 0
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
United States Department of Agriculture Extension Research Service (USDA/ERS), and Center for International Earth Science

Information Network (CIESIN) (199609), China Dimensions Data Collection: Agricultural Statistics of the People's Republic of China: 1949-1990, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Saginaw, MI, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4RB72JW
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1995-09-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-22
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