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Global (GL) Annual PM2.5 Grids from MODIS, MISR and SeaWiFS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), v4.03 (1998 – 2019)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide an annual global surface of concentrations (micrograms per cubic meter) of all composition ground-level fine particulate matter of 2.5 micrometers or smaller (PM2.5) for large-scale health and environmental research.

Global Monthly and Seasonal Urban and Land Backscatter Time Series, v1 (1993 – 2020)

Urban Spatial Data

To provide a 28-year time series of microwave backscatter to support analysis of patterns and trends in growth of global urban building infrastructure.

Population (POP), Built-Up Estimates (BUILT), and Degree of Urbanization Settlement Model Grid (SMOD), v1 (1975, 1990, 2000, 2014, 2015)

Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL)

To provide global data on human population, built up area, and degree of urbanization for the years 1975, 1990, 2000, and 2014/2015 in the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84) geographic coordinate system.

Global 1-km Downscaled Urban Land Extent Projection and Base Year Grids by SSP Scenarios, v1 (2000 – 2100)

Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs)

To provide global SSP-consistent spatial urban land projections and base year grids based on the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) data at a resolution of 1-km (about 30 arc-seconds) for climate, socioeconomic, environmental, and other related research.

VIIRS Plus DMSP Change in Lights (VIIRS+DMSP dLIGHT), v1 (1992, 2002, 2013)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To visualize changes in brightness and extent of global nighttime lights networks over two decades with improved radiometric accuracy and finer spatial resolution.

Global Human Modification of Terrestrial Systems, v1 (2016)

Land Use and Land Cover

To provide a cumulative measure of human modification of terrestrial lands based on modeling the physical extents of 13 anthropogenic stressors and their estimated impacts using spatially-explicit global data sets.

Global Development Potential Indices, v1 (2016)

Land Use and Land Cover

To provide spatially-explicit data that relatively rank global land suitability referred to as Development Potential Indices (DPIs) for 13 sectors related to renewable energy, fossil fuels, mining and agriculture as an aid to conservation priority setting.

Development Threat Index, v1 (2015)

Land Use and Land Cover (LULC)

To provide a future development threat map based on combining these resources: agricultural expansion, urban expansion, conventional oil and gas, unconventional oil and gas, coal, mining, biofuels, solar, and wind.

Urban Extents from VIIRS and MODIS for the Continental U.S. Using Machine Learning Methods, v1 (2015)

Urban Spatial Data

To provide representations of urban areas in the Continental U.S. in the year 2015 to support sustainable urban development planning in accordance with the growth of urban areas.

Subset of JRC Map of Accessibility, v1 (1987 – 2008)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide market accessibility in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Subset of DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights for Economic Activity, v1 (2010)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To provide a measure of economic activity in the coastal zone of West Africa based on nighttime lights.

Economic Systems Index, v1 (2000, 2010)

West Africa Coastal Vulnerability Mapping

To assess relative levels of economic activity in the coastal zone of West Africa.

Global 3-Year Running Mean Ground-Level NO2 Grids from GOME, SCIAMACHY and GOME-2, v1 (1996 – 2012)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide a continuous surface of NO2 concentrations for health and environmental research.

Global Population Count Grid Time Series Estimates, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide back-cast population count estimates at 30 arc-second (~1 km) resolution.

Global Population Density Grid Time Series Estimates, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide back-cast population density estimates at 30 arc-second (~1 km) resolution.

Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) Dataset From Landsat, v1 (2010)

Global High Resolution Urban Data from Landsat

To provide high spatial resolution estimates of global urban extent derived from global 30m Landsat satellite data for the target year 2010 and a companion dataset to the Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) dataset.

Global Man-made Impervious Surface (GMIS) Dataset From Landsat, v1 (2010)

Global High Resolution Urban Data from Landsat

To provide high spatial resolution estimates of global man-made imperviousness for the target year 2010, derived from global 30m Landsat satellite data and a companion dataset to the Global Human Built-up And Settlement Extent (HBASE) dataset.

Global Summer Land Surface Temperature (LST) Grids, v1 (2013)

Satellite-Derived Environmental Indicators

To provide raster representations of global summer daytime maximum and nighttime minimum surface temperature for studies related to human health and climate change.

Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030, v1 (2000 – 2030)

Land Use and Land Cover

To assess likely future areas of urban expansion up to the year 2030.

Global Estimated Net Migration Grids By Decade, v1 (1970 – 2000)

Population Dynamics

To provide estimates of net-migration (in-migration minus out-migration) per one-kilometer grid cell on a decadal basis for the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.

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