Historical Urban Population, (3700 BC – AD 2000)

What new #NASA EOSDIS #data products were released last week? Find out in the weekly update: https://go.nasa.gov/2jX5EUb Animation shows cumulated #population records for selected years as part of the new Historical Urban Population (3700 BC- 2000 AD) data set released at NASA's Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center. http://bit.ly/2jTNCC1 About the data: Historical Urban Population , 3700 BC - AD 2000 , originally developed by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies , is the first spatially explicit global data set containing location and size of urban populations over the last 6 , 000 years. The data set was created by digitizing , transcribing , and geocoding historical , archaeological , and census-based urban population data. Each data point consists of a city name , latitude ,