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    Dataset details: South Sudan 100m Population

    DATASET: Version 4.0 2010 estimates of numbers of people per grid square for 2010, 2015, with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/), and remaining unadjusted.
    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: WorldPop naming convention applied; example SSD_ppp_2010_adj_v4.tif = South Sudan population per pixel (ppp) map for 2010 adjusted to match UN national estimates (adj), dataset version 4 (v4).
    DATE OF PRODUCTION: Jan 2013 (Updated July 2018)

    CITATION: WorldPop. 2013. South Sudan 100m Population, Version 4. University of Southampton. DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00642.

    DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00642

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