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Human footprint, Oceania (2005)

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-03-04 11:55:16
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-03-08 05:33:21

Summary

The Global Human Footprint Dataset of the Last of the Wild Project, Version 2, 2005 (LWP-2) is the Human Influence Index (HII) normalized by biome and realm. The HII is a global dataset of 1-kilometer grid cells, created from nine global data layers covering human population pressure (population density), human land use and infrastructure (built-up areas, nighttime lights, land use/land cover), and human access (coastlines, roads, railroads, navigable rivers). The dataset is produced by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). The Human Footprint Index (HF) expressses as a percentagethe relative human influence in each terrestrial biome. [...]

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS); Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University<div> <br /></div> <div>Original publication:&nbsp;Sanderson, E.W., M. Jaiteh, M.A. Levy, K.H. Redford, A.V. Wannebo, and G. Woolmer. 2003. The Human Footprint and The Last of the Wild. BioScience 52, no.10 (October 2002): 891-904</div>
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UniqueKey Data Basin 9c476cd643c14c1b83015b02391589ff

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