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Resource Basic Information
  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:20bb0984-bb11-7437-86be-f891c28f570c
  Name: WorldPop Datasets
  Abbreviation:
  Description: WorldPop Datasets are raster-based socio-economic and demographic datasets for Africa, Asia, Central and South America that can be used to support development, environmental, and health applications. The methods used to create both the datasets and the associated metadata are designed with full open access and operational application in mind. They are transparent, shareable, and fully documented. WorldPop Datasets are currently licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License and have been downloaded and used by researchers and policy makers from various countries (including 95% of the ones mapped by the project, resulting in valuable feedback and improvements to products), Government Agencies, and International Organizations and Foundations. GEO Members Government Agencies and GEO Participating Organizations using WorldPop Datasets include: SNLS (Guinea Bissau), PNDP (Cameroon), NEMA (Nigeria), CAPMAS (Egypt), KDUDP (India), UNEP, FAO, and WHO.
  GEO Member or Participating Organisation :
United Kingdom
  Responsible Organisation: University of Southampton
  Resource Information URL: http://www.worldpop.org.uk/data/methods/
  Resource Interface URL: http://www.worldpop.org.uk/data/data_sources/
Resource Contact Information
  Contact Name: Alessandro Sorichetta
  Contact Email: A.Sorichetta@soton.ac.uk
Resource Category
  datasets
Societal Benefit Areas
  Agriculture
  Climate
  Disasters
  Ecosystems
  Energy
  Health
  Water
Resource Status
  continuousOperation
GEOSS Data Core
  Attribution Required
  GEOSS DataCore
Ontology Reference
  GEOSS - Earth Observation Vocabulary, version 1.0 : LAND SURFACE : LAND USE/LAND COVER : Land Cover
  GEOSS - Earth Observation Vocabulary, version 1.0 : LAND SURFACE : LAND USE/LAND COVER : Vector Population
  GEOSS - Earth Observation Vocabulary, version 1.0 : HUMAN DIMENSIONS : LAND USE/LAND COVER : Land Cover
  GEOSS - Earth Observation Vocabulary, version 1.0 : HUMAN DIMENSIONS : LAND USE/LAND COVER : Vector Population
  GEOSS - Earth Observation Vocabulary, version 1.0 : HUMAN DIMENSIONS : ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS : Urbanization
Standard Classification
  N/A
Standard Supportive
  Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) 1.1 - (HTTP Binding)
  GeoTIFF - Status: PENDING
Last Update Date
  2014-03-31
Date Modified
  2014-03-28