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  • Global Subway Systems Learning Module

    Natalie Ayers

    Subways are a popular form of public transportation worldwide, given their speed, capacity, and lack of reliance on road infrastructure and conditions. Proponents argue that the...
  • Deforestation and Land Cover Learning Module

    Shanchao Wang, Natalie Ayers

    Vegetation Continuous Fields Datasource for Calculating Deforestation Information about vegetation coverage of the earth's surface - particularly changes in coverage - enables...
  • Is Neolithic land use correlated with demography? An evaluation of pollen-der...

    "Jutta Lechterbeck, Kevan Edinborough, Tim Kerig, Ralph Fyfe, Neil Roberts, Stephen Shennan Stephen Shennan"

    The transformation of natural landscapes in Middle Europe began in the Neolithic as a result of the introduction of food-producing economies. This paper examines the relation...
  • Assessing different remote sensing techniques to detect land use/cover change...

    S.Berberoglu, A.Akin

    This paper describes different change detection techniques, including image differencing, image rationing, image regression and change vector analysis (CVA) to assess their...
  • Nighttime light data reveal how flood protection shapes human proximity to ri...

    Johanna Mård, Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Maurizio Mazzoleni

    To understand the spatiotemporal changes of flood risk, we need to determine the way in which humans adapt and respond to flood events. One adaptation option consists of...
  • Correlations between Urbanization and Vegetation Degradation across the World...

    Yanxu Liu, Yanglin Wang, Jain Peng, Yueyue Du, Xianfeng Liu, Shuangshuang Li, Donghai Zhang

    Changes in biodiversity owing to vegetation degradation resulting from widespread urbanization demands serious attention. However, the connection between vegetation degradation...
  • Using luminosity data as a proxy for economic statistics

    Xi Chen, William Nordhaus

    One of the pervasive issues in social and environmental research has been to improve the quality of socioeconomic data in developing countries. Because of the shortcoming of...
  • Improved Estimates of Using Luminosity as a Proxy for Economic Statistics: Ne...

    William Nordhaus, Xi Chen

    Previous work has analyzed whether luminosity data contain useful information for estimating economic output and concluded that there was significant promise for regions with...
  • The Night Light Development Index (NLDI): a spatially explicit measure of hum...

    C. D. Elvidge, K. E. Baugh, S. J. Anderson, P. C. Sutton, T. Ghosh

    We have developed a satellite data derived ''Night Light Development Index'' (NLDI) as a simple, objective, spatially explicit and globally available empirical measurement of...
  • Monitoring Economic Development from Space: Using Nighttime Light and Land Co...

    Souknilanh Keola, Magnus Andersson, Ola Hall

    This study demonstrates estimations of economic activities on global, national, and subnational levels using remote sensing data, with a focus on developing economies. It...
  • AWS Registry of Open Data

    Amazon Web Service

    This registry exists to help people discover and share datasets that are available via AWS resources. Learn more about sharing data on AWS. See all usage examples for datasets...
  • World Pop

    University of South Hampton

    WorldPop was initiated in October 2013 to combine the AfriPop, AsiaPop and AmeriPop population mapping projects. It aims to provide an open access archive of spatial demographic...
  • Maps with AI roads

    OpenStreetMap

    Country exports contain only the AI predicted roads that are missing from OpenStreetMap. Some countries contain only partial data or may be combined with other countries into...
  • VIIRS DNB Elvidge composites

    Colorado School of Mines

    The Earth Observations Group (EOG) is producing a version 1 suite of average radiance composite images using nighttime data from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite...
  • Humanitarian Data Exchange

    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

    The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open platform for sharing data across crises and organisations. Launched in July 2014, the goal of HDX is to make humanitarian data...
  • EarthExplorer

    United States Geological Survey

    Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products through the U.S. Geological Survey.
  • GDELT Project

    The GDELT Project

    Supported by Google Jigsaw, the GDELT Project monitors the world's broadcast, print, and web news from nearly every corner of every country in over 100 languages and identifies...
  • GADM

    GADM

    GADM wants to map the administrative areas of all countries, at all levels of sub-division. We use a high spatial resolution, and of a extensive set of attributes. This is a...
  • Open Topography

    Open Topography

    OpenTopography facilitates community access to high-resolution, Earth science-oriented, topography data, and related tools and resources.
  • NASA Earthdata

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    NASA's Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) program oversees the life cycle of NASA’s Earth science data—from acquisition through processing and distribution. The primary goal of...
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