Percent Land



Citation Information

Title: Land Area

Source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Date: 2008

Citation: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. 2008. LandScan Global Population Database (2007 release). Oak Ridge, TN, USA. [online] URL:


Percentage of land area contained within each GLU cell based on LandScan 2007. Native resolution is 30 arc second projected in Geographic Coordinate System WGS 1984.

Processing Procedure

1. In ArcMap 10.0, re-project into Eckert IV projected coordinate system.

2. Use zonal statistics to calculate mean values within each GLU.

Data Coverage


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