Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Urban Extents Grid
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_EXT

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 30 arc-second (1km) grid. The urban extent grids distinguish urban and rural areas based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights . Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a raster representation of urban areas (or urban mask) for use with GRUMP population grids or other data sets.
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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, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), The World Bank, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Dataset Title: Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Urban Extents Grid
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: raster, map
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/grump-v1-urban-extents
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-07-01
Stop Date: 1995-07-01
Location Keywords
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.008330
Longitude Resolution: 0.008330
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), The World Bank, and 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, IFPRI, The World Bank, and CIAT. Users should acknowledge CIESIN, IFPRI, The World Bank, 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, IFPRI, The World Bank, and CIAT also request reprints of any publications and notification of any redistributing efforts.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GRUMPv1_EXT

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: GRID
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, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), The World Bank, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) (2011), Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Version 1 (GRUMPv1): Coastlines, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/grump-v1-coastlines
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-13
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