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ICLUS v1.3 Housing Density for the Conterminous USA

Metadata Updated: October 11, 2023

Climate and land-use change are major components of global environmental change with feedbacks between these components. The consequences of these interactions show that land use may exacerbate or alleviate climate change effects. Based on these findings it is important to use land-use scenarios that are consistent with the specific assumptions underlying climate-change scenarios. The Integrated Climate and Land-Use Scenarios (ICLUS) project developed land-use outputs that are based on a downscaled version of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES) social, economic, and demographic storylines. ICLUS outputs are derived from a pair of models. A demographic model generates county-level population estimates that are distributed by a spatial allocation model (SERGoM v3) as housing density across the landscape. Land-use outputs were developed for the four main SRES storylines and a baseline ("base case"). The model is run for the conterminous USA and output is semi-decadally for each scenario to 2100. In addition to housing density at a 1 hectare spatial resolution, this project also generated estimates of impervious surface at a resolution of 1 square kilometer.

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Metadata Date September 21, 2010
Metadata Created Date August 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 11, 2023
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2010 (publication)
Frequency Of Update irregular

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Metadata Date September 21, 2010
Metadata Created Date August 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 11, 2023
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2010 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Global Change Research Program (Point of Contact)
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Temporal Extent Begin 2000-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2100-01-01

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