EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Travel time to major cities [cartographic material] / travel time map and accessibility model by Andrew Nelson.

Description
World map showing travel time in hours and days (via differing colours on map) to the nearest city of 50,000 or more people. "Travel time map and accessibility model by Andrew Nelson. Agglomeration index by Hirotsugu Uchida (The World Bank, URI) and Andrew Nelson. Land cover data from the Global Land Cover 2000 Project, http://www-gem.jrc.ec.europa.eu/glc2000. UN urban population data from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects, http://esa.un.org/unup." "JRC47352." "Catalogue number LB-30-08-671-EN-C." "DOI: 10.2788/95835." Includes quotes on map. Includes charts and text regarding land cover patterns around cities, and an agglomeration index based on this map.
Publisher
Global Environment Monitoring Unit, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Year
2008-01-01T00:00:00Z
Held by
MIT
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