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  1. fill in Northern Pakistan

    I thought I had a bad download, but the documentation shows a hole in N. Pakistan. This area is filled in VMAP, so it seems like that area could be filled. Is there a version of groads asia that includes this?

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    • ... check the ascii population density (2000) dataset for the Philippines.

      It appears to be erroneous. It doesn't show the correct map of the Philippines. I had to use the Asia dataset to get the correct map.

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      • Download doesn't work

        on this page: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/gpw-v3-population-density/data-download
        After I logged in, filled all the fields (region>global>Pop Density grid>grid>2.5'>2000), and hit "Download", nothing happens. I tried with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

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          Thanks for the feedback. Checking it now. It seems to be working on those browsers for me at the moment. Please try downloading again but bypass logging in by using the ’Guest Download" button at the bottom of the login/signup page that comes up after clicking the download button. Hope that makes some sense. Let us know if you continue have problems.

        • Do this all for the 2010 census?

          I would love information on population density etc. from the most recent census. Is there a reason this is only the 2000 data?

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          • Check the Global Fertilizer and Manure, v1 GeoTIFFs.

            I downloaded the Africa geoTIFF and opened it in Google Earth Pro. All I got was country outlines with a black background...

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            • provide .qml file with appropriate color map

              I am not sure of what color ramp to use to visualise Global Human Footprint appropriately in my maps and legends. Would be great if you would provide a .qml file with style that fits your index.

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              • Socioeconomic data for Alabama

                I was hoping to get socioeceonomic data for Alabama, this would be great if this could be mapped.

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                • Open-sourcing your grid-making algorithm

                  I'm from the Census Bureau and I am always being asked for a way by which people who wish to analyze our data either across different geographic boundary definitions or over time wherein boundaries changed. It would be so awesome if you guys could open-source your algorithm so that we could share it with the world of folks who need something like this :)

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                  • Hong Kong Urban Extent (GRUMP)

                    The map for the Hong Kong Urban Extent (GRUMP v1) is incorrect - it shows NO urban extent, and Hong Kong is very urban...
                    http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/downloads/maps/grump-v1/grump-v1-urban-extents/hkgextents.png

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                    • EPI for South Africa

                      I would like to amke a study on hpw to improve the EPI of South Africa.How did EPI came to being. When was it formed

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                      • Is there any way to download maps in a georreferenced .tif file? Thanks.

                        The closest way i figured is to download the ascii file and import it as a raster, but it has no spatial reference.

                        Thank you beforehand

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                        • information about data encoding

                          Hello,

                          I downloaded "Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Centroids". It is really terrific data! Bravo!

                          But I must say that I wasn't able to use correctly administrative level names: problems with diacritic symbols (like "ñ", "ç", "à" etc.).

                          I couldn't identify encoding of data (unicode, ISO8859-1, ?). So please could you give information about this encoding (inside metadata?).

                          Thanks in advance.
                          Michel (France)

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                          • make downloads resumable

                            Very large data-sets (e.g., global roads at ~200MB) are very difficult to download at one go when in poor/unreliable bandwidth areas. Suggest one or more of the following:
                            1. breakup data sets into smaller regional and/or country level chunks
                            2. allow downloads to resume after interruption
                            3. use distributed methods of serving data (p2p, torrents, etc) ... this will also reduce your server / bandwidth requirements!

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                              • improving the color chart of the Hazard map

                                RE : http://sedac.ciesin.org/maps/client

                                Hello,

                                The blue background is confusing, because I associate blue with the color of sea.

                                It is particularly true of the world map of Flood Hazards, I can not associate easily the colors on the maps, and the colors in the legend.

                                Yours sincerely,

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                                • Data Layers as REST

                                  Do you plan to provide your data layers as REST services?

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                                  • Increase the number in your display drop down to "All."

                                    By having to download multiple files, 50 records at a time, it increases the chance for error. But also means I need to spend lots of time making sure I got everything.

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                                    • Provide working minimalistic openlayers WMS example

                                      If you want to use SEDAC WMS with openlayers.js, it would be nice to provide a (link to a ) working sample code like http://jsfiddle.net/F9pUs/ (which actually does not show the SEDAC layer)

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                                      • Update the list of small-area estimate studies.

                                        This isn't really feedback, but I didn't see another way to contact you about updating the list of small-area estimate studies. I worked with colleagues on a poverty map of the Lao PDR that is not included in the list. Here is the link: http://www.laoatlas.net/links/PDF/The%20Geography%20of%20Poverty%20and%20Inequality%20in%20the%20Lao%20PDR.pdf. Thanks, Nick

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                                        • not load the OpenLayers map on the homepage by default

                                          perhaps this can be a snapshot image before trying to load the client everytime someone visits the home page. Click on the snapshot would enable the client or something like that..

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