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Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1900)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 1900 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1800)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 1800 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (1700)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 1700 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v2 (2000)

Anthropogenic Biomes

To provide information on anthropogenic transformation of the biosphere c. 2000 for global land use studies and research on human-environment interactions.

Global Roads Open Access Data Set (gROADS), v1 (1980 – 2010)

Global Roads

To provide an open access, well documented global data set of roads between settlements using a consistent data model (UNSDI-T v.2) which is, to the extent possible, topologically integrated.

Sea Level Rise Impacts on Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance, v1 (2000 – 2010)

Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ)

To provide a preliminary assessment of coastal Ramsar Sites that are at risk to inundation as a consequence of sea level rise.

Global Annual Average PM2.5 Grids from MODIS and MISR Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), v1 (2001 – 2010)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide a continuous surface of concentrations (micrograms per cubic meter) of particulate matter of 2.5 micrometers or smaller (PM2.5) for health and environmental research.

Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, v2 (1990, 2000, 2010, 2100)

Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ)

To provide estimates of urban and rural populations and land areas for the years 1990, 2000, and 2010; and projections to the year 2100 for 202 countries with contiguous coastal elevations in the following categories: less than or equal to 1m, 3m, 5m, 7m, 9m, 10m, 12m, or 20m; as well as national totals.

Environmental Treaty Status Data Set, 2012 Release (1940 – 2012)

Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)

To provide information on the status of country participation in international environmental agreements.

Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index, 2012 Release (2000 – 2010)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.

Population, Landscape, And Climate Estimates (PLACE), v3 (1990, 2000, 2010)

National Aggregates of Geospatial Data Collection (NAGDC)

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.

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2012 Release (2006 – 2012)

Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI)

To assist in the country selection process for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) by providing indicators of natural resource protection and child health that complements the governance, social, and economic indicators used by MCC as country selection criteria.

Summary File 1, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for the United States.

Summary File 1: Metropolitan Statistical Areas, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 30 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.

Summary File 3, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of income, education, and housing, for the United States for data integration.

Summary File 3: Metropolitan Statistical Areas, v1 (1990)

U.S. Census Grids

To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of income, education, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 30 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.

Urban Extents Grid, v1 (1995)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a raster representation of urban areas (or urban mask) for use with GRUMP population grids or other data sets.

Settlement Points, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide populated place (point) data with consistent population estimates.

Population Density Grid, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a time series of raster population density data for data integration.

Population Count Grid, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a time series of raster population data for ntegration with other data sets

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