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    Dataset details: India 100m Population

    DATASET: Version 2.0 estimates for numbers of people per pixel ('ppp') and people per hectare ('pph'), for 2010, 2015 and 2020, with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/), and remaining unadjusted. Note, an additional dataset is included for the census year, on which 2010, 2015 and 2020 estimates are based.
    REGION: Asia
    SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.000833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
    PROJECTION: Geographic WGS84 for 'people per pixel' (ppp) datasets; local projection applied for 'people per hectare' (pph) datasets
    UNITS: Estimated persons per grid square
    MAPPING APPROACH: Dasymetric modeling approach incorporating a Random Forest estimation technique (model version 2c), as described in: Stevens, F. R. et al. (2015). Disaggregating Census Data for Population Mapping Using Random Forests with Remotely-Sensed and Ancillary Data. PLOS ONE, 10(2), e0107042. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107043
    FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
    FILENAMES: Example NPL_ppp_2010_adj_v2.tif = Nepal population per pixel (ppp) map for 2010 adjusted to match UN national estimates (adj), dataset version 2 (v2)

    CITATION: WorldPop. 2017. India 100m Population, Version 2. University of Southampton. DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00532.

    DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00532
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