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Urban, Rural and Total Population for the Year 2000 for the World Water Development Report II
Entry ID: UNH_WWRDII_POP

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Summary
Abstract: Global population fields were constructed for the year using country-level
demographic statistics from the World Resources Institute (WRI) Earth Trends
database (http://earthtrends.wri.org/). The urban and rural population data
sets were developed by spatially distributing the WRI 2000 country level
population data among DMSP-OLS nighttime stable-lights imagery (Elvidge 1997a)
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Description: Additional documentation on population database.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Water Systems Analysis Group
Dataset Title: Population
Dataset Series Name: World Water Development Report II
Dataset Release Place: Durham, NH
Dataset Publisher: University of New Hampshire
Online Resource: http://wwdrii.sr.unh.edu/download.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 30 min
Longitude Resolution: 30 min
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Water Systems Analysis Group, Complex Systems Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.wsag.unh.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHARLES J. VOROSMARTY
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Fax: (603) 862-0188
Email: charles.vorosmarty at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Water Systems Analysis Group
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
University of New Hampshire
Morse Hall, 39 College Road
City: DURHAM
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Format: JPEG, ascii, ARC
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (603) 862-1792
Fax: (603) 862-0188
Email: charles.vorosmarty at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Water Systems Analysis Group
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
University of New Hampshire
Morse Hall, 39 College Road
City: DURHAM
Province or State: NH
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Publications/References
Elvidge, C., K. Baugh, E. Kihn, H. Kroehl, E. Davis. 1997a. Mapping City
Lights with Nighttime Data from the DMSP Operational Linescan System.
Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Vol. 63, No. 6, pp. 727-734.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
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