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Edition: 3.0
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Abstract:
The Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III) dataset contains estimates of national-level aggregations in urban, rural, and total designations of territorial extent and population size by biome, climate zone, coastal proximity zone, elevation zone, and population density zone, for 232 statistical areas (countries and other UN recognized territories). This dataset is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). To provide tabular data to researchers without GIS capabilities who need data on population and land area by country across a range of physical characteristics. These include measures such as the number of persons living within coastal zones, the percent of a region within specific elevation strata, or the number of persons living within different climate zones.
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Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
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Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > ALPINE/TUNDRA
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > DESERTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > FORESTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > GRASSLANDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > SAVANNAS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > SHRUBLAND/SCRUB
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION > POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION > POPULATION SIZE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > COASTAL PROCESSES > MANGROVES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION > POPULATION DENSITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION > POPULATION ESTIMATES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > SUSTAINABILITY > ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: SOCIETY
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Distribution_Information:
Resource_Description: CIESIN_SEDAC_NAGDC_PLACEIII
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Network_Resource_Name:
http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e/data/set/nagdc-popu...
Access_Instructions:
data download page
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e/data/set/nagdc-popu...
Access_Instructions:
maps download page
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http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.e/data/set/nagdc-popu...
Access_Instructions:
Web Map Services
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Network_Resource_Name:
http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4F769GP
Access_Instructions:
data set DOI and homepage
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http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/downloads/maps/na...
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20130207
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160127
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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