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India Village-Level Geospatial Socio-Economic Data Set, v1 (1991, 2001)

India Data Collection

To provide data that can be used in independent spatial statistical analyses, construction of development-related indices, or in combination with remote sensing data in order to identify spatio-temporal patterns and/or changes in different demographic categories, such as male, female, urban, rural, level of education, etc.

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.

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.

Settlement Points, v1.01 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

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

Urban Extent Polygons, v1.01 (1995)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To provide a polygon representation of urban areas with city or agglomeration name and time series population estimates.

Global Urban Heat Island (UHI) Data Set, v1 (2013)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide a global data set of average summer daytime maximum/nighttime minimum land surface temperatures (LSTs) for urban extents, as well as the LST difference between the urban area and the buffer.

Dar es Salaam Land Use and Informal Settlement Data Set, v1 (1982, 1992, 1998, 2002)

Urban Spatial Data

To provide urban land use and informal settlements for the years 1982, 1992, 1998, and 2002 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Population Exposure Estimates in Proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, Locations, v1 (1956 – 2012)

Energy Infrastructure

To provide a global data set of point locations and attributes describing nuclear power plants and reactors.

ATSDR Hazardous Waste Site Polygon Data with CIESIN Modifications, v2 (2010)

Superfund Site Footprints

To provide an easily accessible, corrected data set of polygons for hazardous waste sites in the United States which can be used to identify nearby populations and assess their potential risk.

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.

Reservoirs, v1.01 (2011)

Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD), v1

To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of reservoirs for the scientific community.

Dams, v1.01 (2011)

Global Reservoir and Dam (GRanD), v1

To provide a geographically explicit and reliable database of dams for the scientific community.

Coastlines, v1 (2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To permit cartographic display of coastlines that exactly match the GRUMPv1 population surfaces.

National Administrative Boundaries, v1 (2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

To permit cartographic display of countries and territories that exactly match the GRUMPv1 population surfaces

Settlement Points, v1 (1990, 1995, 2000)

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

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

ATSDR Hazardous Waste Site Polygon Data, v2 (2010)

Superfund Site Footprints

To provide the ATSDR polygon data set of hazardous waste sites in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other territories which can be used to identify nearby populations and assess their potential risk.

Ancillary Data, v1 (1998 – 2007)

Indicators of Coastal Water Quality

To provide data that can assist in the extraction and analysis of chlorophyll-a concentration and trends from global grids.

National Administrative Boundaries, v3 (2000)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3

To provide a quantitative measure of the input resolution of administrative units used for GPWv3.

Coastlines, v3 (2000)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3

To provide a set of coastlines consistent with GPWv3 raster data for cartographic purposes.

Centroids, v3 (1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015)

Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3

To provide a vector (point) version of the input administrative units used in GPWv3 for use in data integration.

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