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Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Population Estimation Service
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_POPEST_SERVICE

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Summary
Abstract: The Population Estimation Service is a Web-based service for estimating population totals and related statistics within a user-defined region. It enables users of a wide variety of map clients and tools to quickly obtain estimates of the number of people residing in specific areas without having to download and analyze large amounts of spatial data. The service accepts polygons that define areas ... View entire text
Service Citation
Originators: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University
Title: Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Population Estimation Service
Release_Date: 2010
Provider: Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Columbia University
URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/wps.jsp
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >KNOWLEDGE/DECISION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
WEB SERVICES >INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES >WEB PROCESSING SERVICES Parameter Definition

Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Ancillary Keywords
CIESIN > Population Dynamics > Demographic Characteristics > Population Distribution
CIESIN > Population Dynamics > Demographic Characteristics > Population Size
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Service Provider
SEDAC > Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
CIESIN METADATA ADMINISTRATION
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: +1 845-365-8988
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: metadata at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: New York
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-04-05
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-04-06
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