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Bicycle and Pedestrian Data

History and Purpose:
The organization of a National Bicycle and Pedestrian Data Subcommittee was formalized July, 2011 in response to the need for accessing, sharing, and integrating national bicycle and pedestrian information.  This subcommittee is focused on non-motorized counting technologies, collection methodologies, and associated data management activities. For more info, click on the link:   https://sites.google.com/site/bikepeddata/

Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP), v1

http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/grump-v1 

“The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Veresion 1 (GRUMPv1) data collection is a valuable resource both for researchers studying human-environmental interactions and for applied users working to address criticial environmental and societal issues.  GRUMPv1 consists of eight global data sets:  population count grids, population density grids, urban settlement points, urban-extents grids, land/geographic unit area grids, national boundaries, national identifier grids, and coastlines.?

Attention Remote Sensing Students!

Please check out IRI’s climate data library:  http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/

The IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library contains over 300 datasets from a variety of earth science disciplines and climate-related topics. It is a powerful tool that offers the following capabilities at no cost to the user:

  • access any number of datasets;
  • create analyses of data ranging from simple averaging to more advanced EOF analyses using the Ingrid Data Analysis Language;
  • monitor present climate conditions with maps and analyses in the Maproom;
  • create visual representations of data, including animations;
  • download data in a variety of commonly-used formats, including GIS-compatible formats.

They also have a map room and an introduction to climate data.