Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): National Identifier GridEntry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_NATIDEN
Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) National Identifier Grid is derived from the land area grid to create a raster surface where pixels (cells) that cover the same country or territory have the same value. Note that the countries and territories are not official representations of countries boundaries; rather, they represent the area covered by the statistical data as provided. GPWv3 is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in collaboration with Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT).
The data in ARC/INFO Grid, American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) and Band Interleaved by Line (BIL) formats are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Purpose: To provide a raster representation of nation-states in GPWv3 for use in aggregating population data.
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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): National Identifier Grid
Dataset Release Date: 200512
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/gpw-v3-national-identifier-grid
Data Presentation Form: rasterOnline Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/gpw-v3-national-identifie...
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-09-06