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African Population Database Documentation
Title: African Population Database Documentation
Creator: United Nations / Environment Programme; Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network <University Center, Mich.>; Nelson, Andy; Deichmann,Uwe
Abstract: Documentation of the creation of a population database for Africa. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Contents
• Introduction
• Part I: Boundary and population data
o Boundaries
o Population data
o Estimation of population figures
o Census data
o Additional sources of error
• Part II: Raster data
o Summary description of the method
o Construction of the transportation network
o Setting up urban data
o Run accessibility calculation
o Interpolation
o Adjustment of the accessibility measure
o Distribution of population
• References
• Download Data
• Appendixes
o 1. Illustrative example of the stability of population estimates
o 2. Africa population database - summary table
o 3. Attribute item definitions
o 4. Country-specific documentation
o 5. Map of administrative units in Africa
o 6. Population density maps for 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000
o 7. Roads used in the accessibility model
o 8. Populated places used in the accessibility model
Keywords: Africa South of the Sahara; population geography
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: History & Geography » Geography
Resource type: Statistics;
Individual Reports, Studies;
Collections of Maps
Language: English
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