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National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_NAGDC_PLACEIII_3.0


Summary
Abstract: The National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III) data set 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 data set is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

Purpose: 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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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University
Dataset Title: National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 3 (PLACE III)
Dataset Release Date: 2007-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 3.0
Dataset DOI: 10.7927/H4F769GP
Online Resource: https://doi.org/10.7927/H4F769GP
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

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
Personnel
Role: METADATA 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
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University (2002-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE), NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:10.7927/H4PN93H3, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4PN93H3

Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University (2007-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates, Version 2 (PLACE II), NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:10.7927/H4JW8BSC, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4JW8BSC
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-17


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