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Title: GHS-BUILT R2018A - GHS built-up grid INPUT DATA, Landsat multitemporal collections (1975-1990-2000-2014)


Multi-temporal information layers on footprint and metadata of Landsat scenes used in the production of GHS BUILT grid R2018A. The scenes are organised in imge data collections, and were prepared by the Global Land Survey (GLS1975, GLS1990, GLS2000) and by the JRC (Landsat 8 collection for 2014).

Aneta Florczyk 0000-0001-8912-1500
Panagiotis Politis
Christina Corbane 0000-0002-2670-1302
Martino Pesaresi 0000-0003-0620-439X
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Florczyk, Aneta; Politis, Panagiotis; Corbane, Christina; Pesaresi, Martino (2018):  GHS-BUILT R2018A - GHS built-up grid INPUT DATA, Landsat multitemporal collections (1975-1990-2000-2014). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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    Multi-temporal Landsat imagery collections, with foootprints and metadata of the scenses, for epoch 1975, 1990, 2000 and 2014. Data organisation: SHP fileproduct. Projection: World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84) (EPSG:4326).


  • publication Description of the GHS Urban Centre Database 2015

    Florczyk, A., Melchiorri, M., Corban, C., Schiavina, M., Maffenini, L., Pesaresi, M., Politis, P., Sabo, F., Carneiro Freire, S., Ehrlich, D., Kemper, T., Tommasi, P., Airaghi, D. and Zanchetta, L., Description of the GHS Urban Centre Database 2015, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2019, ISBN 978-92-79-99753-2 (online), doi:10.2760/037310 (online), JRC115586.


Additional information
Issue date 2018-10-09
Landing page
Geographic area World
Temporal coverage

From: 1975-01-01 – To: 2014-12-30

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 72 GEOGRAPHY

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