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Historical Urban Population Growth Data[edit]

was published on June 2016 at http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201634#data-records

Файл:Historicalurbanpopulationdata 0.zip contain the .csv files and script used to create the spatially explicit, historic, global, city-level population dataset featured in “Spatializing 6,000 years of global urbanization from 3700 BC to AD 2000” (Reba et al. 2016). The dataset was created by digitizing, transcribing, and geocoding historical, archaeological, and census-based urban population data previously published in tabular form by Tertius Chandler and George Modelski. Additionally, we created a reliability ranking for each geocoded location to assess the geographic uncertainty of each data point.


Геолокацию древних городов ученые вычисляли с помощью баз данных Ancient Locations и mw:GeoHack, а также данные Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names. Опираясь на полученные данные, авторы составили «рейтинг надежности» местоположения городов.

Urban expansion forecasts to 2030[edit]

Dataset name: Seto_UF[edit]

These data are freely available and we encourage others to use it

  • Contact info:
    • Karen Seto, karen.seto@yale.edu
    • Burak Güneralp, bguneralp@tamu.edu
    • Lucy Hutyra, lrhutyra@bu.edu
    • Friedl, M. A., D. Sulla-Menashe, B. Tan, A. Schneider, N. Ramankutty, A. Sibley and X. Huang (2010) MODIS Collection 5 global land cover: Algorithm refinements and characterization of new datasets. Remote Sensing of Environment 114(1): 168-182.
    • Schneider, A., M. A. Friedl and D. Potere (2009) A new map of global urban extent from MODIS satellite data. Environmental Research Letters 4(4).
    • Seto, K. C., B. Güneralp and L. R. Hutyra (2012) Global forecasts of urban expansion to 2030 and direct impacts on biodiversity and carbon pools. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(40): 16083-16088.