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Earth Institute Research Projects

Population Data Validation II

Lead PI: Dr. Robert S. Chen , Mr. Gregory G. Yetman

Unit Affiliation: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

April 2016 - October 2019
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: CIESIN continues to collaborate with Facebook in the production of the High Resolution Settlement Layer data, including provision of selected administrative boundary and population data sets and various validation activities.

OUTCOMES: Open access high resolution data for more than 140 countries. Initial set of data available at https://ciesin.columbia.edu/data/hrsl/. Additional countries available at: https://data.humdata.org/organization/facebook. Open access data services under development.