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GPWv4 Population Density Preliminary Release, v1 (2010)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide areas in the coastal zone of West Africa that may be particularly exposed to climate stressors owing to high population density.

Mangrove Forests Distribution Polygon, v1 (2000)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide mangrove forests in the coastal zone of West Africa that may be exposed to the threats of sea level rise and storm surge.

GPWv4 Population Growth Preliminary Release, v1 (2000 – 2010)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide areas in the coastal zone of West Africa that may be particularly exposed to climate stressors owing to high population growth rates.

Point and Gridded Locations of Fatalities, v1 (2008 – 2013)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To measure human security and sensitivity of populations to climate stressors in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Population Projections, v1 (2030, 2050)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide areas in West Africa that may be particularly exposed to climate stressors owing to future high population growth.

Social Vulnerability Indices, v1 (1997, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide a measure of social vulnerability and "defenselessness" in the face of climate stressors in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Subset of High and Low Resolution Altimeter Corrected Elevations 2 (ACE2), v1 (1994 – 2005)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide high and low resolution elevation in forested ecosystems in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Subset of JRC Map of Accessibility, v1 (1987 – 2008)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide market accessibility in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Subset of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights for Economic Activity, v1 (2010)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide a measure of economic activity in the coastal zone of West Africa based on nighttime lights.

Subset of OpenStreetMap Roads, v1 (2014)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide roads linking rural production to urban markets in the coastal zone of West Africa that represent an important exposed infrastructure asset.

Subset of Global Mammal and Amphibian Richness Grids, 2015 Release (2013)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide areas of higher richness of threatened species which may be at risk from climate stressors in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Gridded Subset of Sub-national Poverty and Extreme Poverty Prevalence, v1 (2005)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide poverty levels in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Human Footprint, 2018 Release (1993)

Last of the Wild, v3

To provide a map of cumulative human pressure on the environment in 1993.

Human Footprint, 2018 Release (2009)

Last of the Wild, v3

To provide a map of cumulative human pressure on the environment in 2009.

Land and Water Area, v4.10 (2010)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4

To provide pixel-level land and water surface area estimates.

Administrative Unit Center Points with Population Estimates, v4.10 (2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4

To provide a vector (point) version of the input administrative units used in GPWv4 with population estimates, densities, 2010 basic demographic characteristics, and administrative name, area, and data context for use in data integration.

Basic Demographic Characteristics, v4.10 (2010)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4

To provide estimates of population counts by age and sex for the year 2010, consistent with national censuses and population registers, as raster data to facilitate data integration.

Data Quality Indicators, v4.10 (2010)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4

To provide context for the population count and density rasters, and explicit information on the spatial precision of the input boundary data.

UN WPP-Adjusted Population Count, v4.10 (2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4

To provide estimates of population count for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020, consistent with national censuses and population registers with respect to relative spatial distribution, but adjusted to match United Nations country totals.

National Identifier Grid, v4.10 (2010)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4

To provide a raster representation of nation-states in GPWv4 for use in aggregating population data.

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