- To provide a baseline dataset for the evaluation of climate change impact.
- The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset consists of population, human development, economic, water resources, land cover, land use, agriculture, food, energy and biodiversity data . This dataset was collated by IPCC from a variety of sources such as The World Bank, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and is distributed by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).
- Recommended Citation(s)*:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC. 1998. IPCC Socio-Economic Baseline Dataset. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4WM1BB7. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.
* When authors make use of data they should cite both the data set and the journal article of record, if available. Such a practice gives credit to data set producers and advances principles of transparency and reproducibility.
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