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    Dataset details: Libya 100m Population

    DATASET: Version 2.0 estimates for numbers of people per pixel ('ppp') for 2000, 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 2000, 2010, 2015 and 2020 estimates are based.
    REGION: Africa
    SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.000833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
    PROJECTION: Geographic WGS84
    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.0107042
    FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
    FILENAMES: Example LBY_ppp_2010_adj_v2.tif = Libya population per pixel (ppp) map for 2010 adjusted to match UN national estimates (adj), dataset version 2 (v2)

    CITATION: WorldPop. 2018. Libya 100m Population, Version 2. University of Southampton. DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00537.

    DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00537
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