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Built-up presence (1990)

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project produces global spatial information about the human presence on the planet. It benefits many applications ranging from disaster risk reduction and post-disaster humanitarian relief to regular monitoring of changes in human settlement patterns and extent. This layer displays the built-up area in 1990. The value of each cell represent the proportion of building footprint area within the total size of the cell (1km x 1km).

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Corbane, Christina; Florczyk, Aneta; Pesaresi, Martino; Politis, Panagiotis; Syrris, Vasileios (2018): GHS built-up grid, derived from Landsat, multitemporal (1975-1990-2000-2014), R2018A. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) doi: 10.2905/jrc-ghsl-10007 PID:



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