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High resolution population maps for low income nations: combining land cover and census in East Africa

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Background: Between 2005 and 2050, the human population is forecast to grow by 2.7 billion, with the vast majority of this growth occurring in low income countries. This growth is likely to have significant social, economic and environmental impacts, and make the achievement of international development goals more difficult. The measurement, monitoring and potential mitigation of these impacts require high resolution, contemporary data on human population distributions. In low income count...

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Published
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10.1371/journal.pone.0001298

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"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of Oxford, Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya"
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Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
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Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of Oxford, Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
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Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Somali Water and Land Information Management Project, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya
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Global Land Cover Network, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of Oxford, Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya"
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Hay, S
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079091
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Funding agency for:
Tatem, A
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079091
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
12
Article number:
e1298
Publication date:
2007-12-01
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1932-6203
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English
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ora:5847
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2011-11-01

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