Category Archives: New Data
The latest version of the PRIO-GRID is now available at grid.prio.org , featuring several new dimensions and types of data, making it one of the best standardized platforms for visualization and analysis of conflict data.
I have recently published a new spatial dataset, the PRIO-GRID. Primarily the dataset is targeting researchers working with armed conflict. However, the data are also useful for other types of research involving spatial data. The PRIO-Grid data set is a … Continue reading
Somewhat unfamiliar to me is the Natural Earth project, providing free raster and vector data of administrative borders, disputed areas, populated places, urban polygons and water boundaries in addition to much more. Great for updated maps. For historical shapefiles. Check … Continue reading
A new report from CIESIN and the Austrian Insitute of Technology has released an global assessment on light pollution on protected areas. The analysis is done to reveal how light pollution affects protected areas. Hence, two new variables was created … Continue reading
CIESIN and Yale University has released the 2010 data of their data set on environmental performance index. GisIntersect has created a map from the dataset, available here Click the map for full size:
SEDAC at CIESIN has released a interactive mapper that visualizes the Human Influence and the Human Footprint dataset (version 2). The data has a global coverage and is available in 30 arc seconds grid cells and 1 km grid cells. … Continue reading