Population Density of Coastal Areas PDF Print E-mail

Population Density of Coastal Areas

 

Source:
Centre for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN),
Columbia University. Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Estimates, 
Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP),
Alpha Version. Palisades, NY: Socioeconomic Data and Applications
Centre (SEDAC), Columbia University accessed on 2 April 2010 at
http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/lecz.
1 LECZ estimates from digital elevation model (DEM) by selecting all
land contiguous with the coast that was 10 meters or less in elevation.
Zonal statistics were generated for total population and land area for
the country as a whole and within the LECZ.