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Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv3_POPCOUNT_3.0


Summary
Abstract: The Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 2.5 arc-minute grid cells and associated data sets 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. ... 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: 2005-12-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 3.0
Dataset DOI: 10.7927/H4639MPP
Online Resource: https://doi.org/10.7927/H4639MPP
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-07-01
Stop Date: 1990-07-01
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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, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical - CIAT (2005-12-01T00:00:00.000Z), Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Centroids, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:10.7927/H4TT4NWQ, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4TT4NWQ
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15


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