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GRID3 Benin Settlement Extents Version 01, Alpha
NOTE: This version of the Benin settlement extents has been superseded by "GRID3 Benin Settlement Extents, Version 01.01", now available here: https://doi.org/10.7916/d8-r2mb-3n26
The database constitutes a comprehensive set of settlement polygons nationwide. It is in geodatabase format and consists of three feature classes for built up areas (BUA), small settlement areas (SSA), and hamlets (hamlets).
This work has been undertaken as part of the Geo-referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development (GRID3) initiative in Benin.
GRID3 works with countries to generate, validate and use geospatial data on population, settlements, infrastructure, and subnational boundaries. For more information, see https://grid3.org/
Keywords: built up areas, BUA, small settlement areas, SSA, hamlets, settlement aggregation, settlement extent, CIESIN, GRID3, Novel-T
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- May 13, 2020
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- GRID3 Benin Settlement Extents, Version 01
Data Set Citation:
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University and Novel-T. 2020. GRID3 Benin Settlement Extents Version 01, Alpha. Palisades, NY: Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development (GRID3). Source of building Footprints “Ecopia Vector Maps Powered by Maxar Satellite Imagery” © 2020. https://doi.org/10.7916/d8-b84x-g695. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR
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