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Global Assessment of light pollution impact on protected areas

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

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Last of the Wild Interactive Mapper

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

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Global Roads Data

Globally consistent spatial road data sets are indeed scarce. Many of the available data sets has data with highly variable consistency. A new project hosted at CIESIN is due to release a new globally consistent road data set named gRoads. … Continue reading

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