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West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping: Subset of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights for Economic Activity, 2010

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping: Subset of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights for Economic Activity, 2010 data set is based on Version 4 of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Operational Linescan System (DMSP-OLS) Nighttime Lights Time Series, 2010 annual global composite of radiance lights inter-calibrated to the digital number (DN) values of gain 55 for satellite F16 (2006). These data are commonly used for identifying human settlements and economic activity. The DNs are on a Unitless scale ranging from 0 (no light) to 4,000 (greatest light intensity). This data set is a proxy for economic activity within 200 kilometers of the coast of West Africa. The resolution of the grid is 30 arc-second, or approximately 1 km at the equator. The data were provided courtesy of Christopher Elvidge and Kimberly Baugh of the Earth Observation Group, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), where image and data processing were performed.

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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://doi.org/10.7927/H4F769H4
https://doi.org/10.7927/H45T3HFZ
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4X9287N
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4SJ1HHX
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4J10131
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4DB7ZR7
https://doi.org/10.7927/H48K7719
https://doi.org/10.7927/H44T6G9K
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4125QK5
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4W95738
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4RJ4GCJ
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4MS3QP8
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4H41PCK
https://doi.org/10.7927/H49K485P
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4K0726D
http://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi4042561
https://doi.org/10.3390/rs70201855

Dates

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

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Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Sample browse graphic of the data set.

Additional Metadata

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher SEDAC
Maintainer
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Data First Published 2018-12-06
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2018-12-06
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Citation National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA National Geophysical Data Center - NGDC. 2018-12-06. West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping: Subset of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights for Economic Activity, 2010. Version 1.00. Palisades, NY. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4222RQJ. https://doi.org/10.7927/H4222RQJ.
Creator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA National Geophysical Data Center - NGDC
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Temporal 2010-01-01T00:00:00Z/2010-12-31T00:00:00Z

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