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Global Population Distribution (1990), Terrestrial Area and Country Name Information on a 1 x 1 Degree Grid Cell Basis, CDIAC/DB1016
Entry ID: CDIAC_DB1016

Abstract: This data base (DB1016) contains gridded (one degree by one degree)
information on the world-wide distribution of the population for 1990
and country-specific information on the percentage of the country's
population present in each grid cell. The data base contains the
percentage of a country's total area in a grid cell and the country's
percentage of the grid cell that is terrestrial. An ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Li, Y.-F.
Dataset Title: Global Pop. Dist., Terrestrial Area and Country Name Info.
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, TN
Dataset Publisher: CDIAC
Version: DB1016
Issue Identification: DB1016
Online Resource: http://cdiac.ESD.ORNL.GOV/ftp/db1016/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 degree
Longitude Resolution: 1 degree
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U. S. Department of Energy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: db10106

Data Center Personnel
Fax: (865) 574-2232
Contact Address:
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O.. Box 2008
Province or State: TENNESSEE
Postal Code: 37831-6335
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: online ftp
Fees: free
Email: yfli at
Contact Address:
Canadian Global Emissions Inventory Centre
Atmospheric Environment Service
Environment Canada
4905 Dufferin Street
City: Downsview
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: M3H5T4
Country: Canada
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Li, Y. F., 1996a. "Global Population Distribution Database", A Report
to the United Nations Environment Programme, under UNEP Sub-Project
FP/1205-95-12, March 1996. E-mail: "mailto://" or
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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