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New Datasets Released by SEDAC

New Datasets Released by SEDAC

Three new datasets have been released by the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member): Gridded Population of the World (GPWv.4.10) The first ever global dataset on the spatial distribution of population broken down by age group and male versus female is now available . The most recent update to the fourth version of the Gridded Population of the World ...

CESSDA Expert Tour Guide for Data Management

Over the past year, research data management experts from eleven organizations within the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA)—including, DANS and the Swedish National Data Service (WDS Regular Members)—have combined forces to create a detailed and thorough guide on data management across the research data life cycle. The Expert Tour Guide introduces the concepts ...

Global Glacier Change Bulletin No. 2 (2014–2015)

Global Glacier Change Bulletin No. 2 (2014–2015)

The  World Glacier Monitoring Service  (WGMS; WDS Regular Member) has announced the publication of the second issue of the Global Glacier Change Bulletin series which provides an integrative assessment of worldwide and regional glacier changes at two-year intervals. It serves as an authoritative source of illustrated and commentated information on global glacier changes based on the latest ...

New SEDAC Dataset

New SEDAC Dataset

A new dataset has been released by the NASA  Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member).  India Annual Winter Cropped Area, 2001–2016 consists of annual winter cropped areas for most of India (excluding the northeastern states) from 2000–2001 to 2015–2016. The data can be used in land-cover and land-use change studies, agricultural applications, and to assist with ...

ISRIC Elected to Host Soil Data Facility for Global Soil Partnership

ISRIC Elected to Host Soil Data Facility for Global Soil Partnership

On 20 June 2017, the Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) elected ISRIC – WDC Soils (WDS Regular Member) as the institution to host the ‘Soil Data Facility’. Specifically, as a member of the Pillar 4 Working Group (to ‘Enhance the quantity and quality of soil data and information’), ISRIC will:  1. Contribute to the design of the Global Soil Information System. 2. ...

New Data Products from SEDAC

New Data Products from SEDAC

The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member) has announced the release of the following data and information products: What's New in GPWv4 – A video introduction to the fourth version of the Gridded Population of the World data collection, which models the global distribution of human population on a continuous surface. Global 3-Year Running Mean ...