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    AfriPop (www.afripop.org) dataset details
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    DATASET: Alpha version 2010 and 2014 estimates of numbers of people per grid square, with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/).
    REGION: Africa
    SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.000833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
    PROJECTION: Geographic, WGS84
    UNITS: Estimated persons per grid square
    MAPPING APPROACH: Land cover based, as described in: Linard, C., Gilbert, M., Snow, R.W., Noor, A.M. and Tatem, A.J., 2012, Population distribution, settlement patterns and accessibility across Africa in 2010, PLoS ONE, 7(2): e31743.
    FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
    FILENAMES: Example - AGO10adjv4.tif = Angola (AGO) population count map for 2010 (10) adjusted to match UN national estimates (adj), version 4 (v4). Population maps are updated to new versions when improved census or other input data become available.
    DATE OF PRODUCTION: January 2013

    Dataset construction details and input data are provided here: www.afripop.org and here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0031743


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