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    AfriPop (www.afripop.org) births dataset details

    DATASET: Alpha version 2010 estimates of numbers of live births 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 births per grid square
    MAPPING APPROACH: Land cover based with DHS-derived subnational age-specific fertility rates applied, as described on the website (general mapping approach described in: Gaughan AE, Stevens FR, Linard C, Jia P and Tatem AJ, 2013, High resolution population distribution maps for Southeast Asia in 2010 and 2015, PLoS ONE, 8(2): e55882)
    FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
    FILENAMES: Example - cod10bth-adj.tif = Democratic Republic of Congo (COD) births count map for 2010 adjusted to match UN national estimates on numbers of live births.

    Dataset construction details and input data are provided here: www.asiapop.org and general population mapping approach described here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0055882

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