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National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection: Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE)

Abstract: The Population, Landscape And Climate Estimates (PLACE) dataset contains estimates of national-level aggregations of territorial extent and population

size by biome, climate zone, coastal proximity, elevation and slope, a compendium of nearly 300 variables for 222 countries. This dataset is produced by the Columbia University Center for

International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

Purpose: To provide tabular data on environmental conditions (elevations, climate, coastal) in which people reside.
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Description: data download page

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

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-12-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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