Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_POPCOUNT

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Summary
Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 2.5 arc-minute grid cells and associated datasets dated circa 2000. A proportional allocation gridding algorithm, utilizing more than 300,000 national and sub-national administrative units, is used to assign population values to grid cells. The population count grids ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a time series of raster data on population to facilitate data integration.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme - FAO, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical - CIAT
Dataset Title: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid
Dataset Release Date: 2005-12
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 3.00
Data Presentation Form: raster
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-07-01
Stop Date: 1990-07-01
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and the Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) hold the copyright of this dataset. Users are prohibited from any commercial, non-free resale, or redistribution without explicit written permission from CIESIN and CIAT. Users should acknowledge CIESIN and CIAT as the source used in the creation of any reports, publications, new datasets, derived products, or services resulting from the use of this dataset. CIESIN and CIAT also request reprints of any publications and notification of any redistributing efforts.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_POPCOUNT

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
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: 0
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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
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Centro Internacional de Agriculta Tropical - CIAT (2005-12), Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Centroids, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4TT4NWQ
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-06-06
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