Archive for the ‘Socio-Economic’ Category

Global Change Master Directory Search

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

Data SearchThis site is a pretty good search engine for all kinds of data sets (Runoff, Precipitation, Agriculture, etc.). So in case you look for something, try this search too.

Atlas of the Biosphere

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Atlas of the BiosphereThere are some interesting data sets on this site, not too actual in most cases, but nevertheless eventually useful, as for example: another data set on “Built-up land”, “Irrigated Lands”,?Ã?¬â?  some more soil data, “Suitability for Agriculture” and others.

Please let me know which data we should include.

Artifical Areas (Paved, Urban Areas)

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Populated PlacesDownload the “Artifical Areas” as shapefile or grid.
Source: GVM/JRC
Year: 2000
Resolution: 1km x 1km
Notes: Retrieved from the Global Land Cover 2000 dataset. Class “Artifical surfaces”.

Population – Density

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Population DensityDownload “Population – Density” here.

Source: CIESIN.
Date: 2005
Resolution: 2.5′