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Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population Estimates, Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), Alpha Version

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population Estimates consists of country-level estimates of urban, rural and total population and land area country-wide and in the LECZ, if applicable. Additionally, the data set provides the number of urban extents, their population and land area that intersect the LECZ, by city-size population classifications of less than 100,000, 100,000 to 500,000, 500,000 to 1,000,000, 1,000,000 to 5,000,000, and more than 5,000,000. All estimates are based on GRUMP Alpha data products. The LECZ was generated using SRTM Digital Elevation Model data and includes all land area that is contiguous with the coast and 10 meters or less in elevation. All grids used for population, land area, urban mask, and LECZ were of 30 arc-second (~1 km ) resolution. This data set is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in collaboration with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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References

https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/downloads/docs/lecz/coastal_tiempo.pdf
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4MW2F2J
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CC0XMD

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher SEDAC
Maintainer
Identifier C179002007-SEDAC
Data First Published 2007-12-31
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2007-12-31
Category LECZ, geospatial
Public Access Level public
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Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Citation McGranahan, G., D. Balk, and B. Anderson. 2007-12-31. Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population Estimates, Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), Alpha Version. Version 1.00. Palisades, NY. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4TM782G. https://doi.org/10.7927/H4TM782G.
Creator McGranahan, G., D. Balk, and B. Anderson
Graphic Preview Description Maps Download Page
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Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.7927/H4TM782G
Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 026:001
Related Documents https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/downloads/docs/lecz/coastal_tiempo.pdf, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4MW2F2J, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CC0XMD
Release Place Palisades, NY
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Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 1990-01-01T00:00:00Z/2000-01-01T00:00:00Z

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