U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 3), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical AreasEntry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_USCG_SF3MSA
Abstract: U.S. Population Grids (Summary File 3), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas contain grids of demographic and socioeconomic data from the year 2000 U.S. census in ASCII and geotiff formats for 50 metropolitan statistical areas with at least one million in population. The grids have a resolution of 7.5 arc-seconds (0.002075 decimal degrees), or approximately 250 square meters. The gridded variables ... are based on census block geography from Census 2000 TIGER/Line Files and census variables (population, households, and housing variables). This dataset is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).
The data in American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) and Geographic Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF) files and maps in Portable Document (PDF) and Portable Network Graphics (PNG) formats are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Purpose: To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of income, education, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 30 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Seirup, L., and G. Yetman
Dataset Title: U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 3), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Dataset Release Date: 2006-05-31
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Data Presentation Form: raster, mapOnline Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/usgrid-summary-file3-2000...
Start Date: 2000-04-01Stop Date: 2000-04-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Each map page gives a link to a poster. This is a pdf file which has a higher
resolution map and some extra information in a chart or table. It is also
designed to be printed out.
Access Constraints These are publicly available maps.
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Global Change Master Directory
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 0114 222 7956
Email: Anna.Barford at Sheffield.ac.uk
The University of Sheffield
Postal Code: S10 2TN
Country: United Kingdom
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