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Environmental Performance Index, 2018 Release (1950 – 2018)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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

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.

Global 3-Year Running Mean Ground-Level NO2 Grids from GOME, SCIAMACHY and GOME-2, v1 (1996 – 2012)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide a continuous surface of NO2 concentrations for health and environmental research.

Global Population Count Grid Time Series Estimates, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide back-cast population count estimates at 30 arc-second (~1 km) resolution.

Global Population Density Grid Time Series Estimates, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide back-cast population density estimates at 30 arc-second (~1 km) resolution.

Summary File 1, v1 (2010)

U.S. Census Grids

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

Natural Resource Protection and Child Health Indicators, 2017 Release (2010 – 2016)

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 complement the governance, social, and economic indicators used by MCC as country selection criteria.

India Annual Winter Cropped Area, v1 (2001 – 2016)

India Data Collection

To provide data that can be used in land cover and land use change (LCLUC) studies, agricultural applications, and to assist with policy-making in regards to sustainable agricultural intensification.

Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) Dataset From Landsat, v1 (2010)

Global High Resolution Urban Data from Landsat

To provide high spatial resolution estimates of global urban extent derived from global 30m Landsat satellite data for the target year 2010 and a companion dataset to the Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) dataset.

Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) Dataset From Landsat, v1 (2010)

Global High Resolution Urban Data from Landsat

To provide high spatial resolution estimates of global man-made imperviousness for the target year 2010, derived from global 30m Landsat satellite data and a companion dataset to the Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) dataset.

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.

Global Summer Land Surface Temperature (LST) Grids, v1 (2013)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide raster representations of global summer daytime maximum and nighttime minimum surface temperature for studies related to human health and climate change.

Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030, v1 (2000 – 2030)

Land Use and Land Cover

To assess likely future areas of urban expansion up to the year 2030.

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.

Global Gridded Geographically Based Economic Data (G-Econ), v4 (1990, 1995, 2000, 2005)

Spatial Economic Data

To provide global gridded Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data in both Market Exchange Rate (MER) and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) to be used for socioeconomic, environmental, climate, and other related research.

Environmental Performance Index, 2016 Release (1950 – 2016)

Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

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

Global Estimated Net Migration Grids By Decade, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide estimates of net-migration (in-migration minus out-migration) per one-kilometer grid cell on a decadal basis for the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.

Global Amphibian Richness Grids, 2015 Release (2013)

Gridded Species Distribution

To provide information on the number of amphibian species present at a one-kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

Global Mammal Richness Grids, 2015 Release (2013)

Gridded Species Distribution

To provide information on the number of mammal species present at a one-kilometer spatial resolution which can be used in modeling efforts, wildlife conservation planning, natural resource management, policy-making, biodiversity studies and human-environment interactions.

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.

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