EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

LandScan 2013 World Area Grid

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Description
This raster dataset contains areas of 30 second cells. The data table (VAT) contains the cell areas in the field: [Area]. The units are square kilometers. The Value Field simply represents a row number for a specific Latitude. All cells on the same row have the same area. Cell areas are largest at the equator and smallest at the poles. This dataset is part of the LandScan global 2013.The LandScan global 2013 was developed for the U. S. Department of Defense. The data allows for quick and easy assessment, estimation, and visualization of populations-at-risk.
Publisher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Place(s)
Earth and Earth (Planet)
Subject(s)
Population, Land use, Planning and Cadastral, and Boundaries
Year
2013
Held by
Stanford
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Use and reproduction
These data are licensed by Stanford Libraries and are available to Stanford University affiliates only. Affiliates are limited to current faculty, staff and students. These data may not be reproduced or used for any purpose without permission. For more information please contact brannerlibrary@stanford.edu.
Copyright
Copyright ownership resides with the originator.