Low Elevation Coast Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population Estimates, Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), Alpha Version
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMP_LECZ

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Summary
Abstract: The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Estimates consists of country-level estimates of urban, rural and total population and land area country-wide and in the LECZ, if applicable. Additionally, the dataset provides the number of urban extents, their population and land area that intersect the LECZ, by city-size population classifications of <100,000, 100,000 to 500,000, 500,000 to ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide estimates of urban and rural populations and land areas in the low elevation coastal zone.
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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: McGranahan, G., D. Balk, and B. Anderson
Dataset Title: Low Elevation Coast Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population Estimates, Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), Alpha Version
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: tabular, map
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/lecz-urban-rural-populati...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York hold the copyright of this dataset. Users are prohibited from any commercial, non-free resale, or redistribution without explicit written permission from CIESIN. Users should acknowledge CIESIN 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 also requests reprints of any publications and notification of any redistributing efforts.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMP_LECZ

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 Size: 0.096 MB
Distribution Format: XLS
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +1 845-365-8988
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: metadata at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: New York
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
McGranahan, G., D. Balk and B. Anderson, B. (2007), The Rising Tide: Assessing the Risks of Climate Change and Human Settlements in Low Eevation Coastal Zones, Environment & Urbanization, 19, 1, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247807076960

McGranahan, G., D. Balk , D. and B. Anderson (2006), Low Coastal Zone Settlements, Tiempo, 59, April 2006, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/downloads/docs/lecz/coastal_tiempo...
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-28
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