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MAUPP: 20 Years of Urban Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Yann Forget; Michal Shimoni; Marius Gilbert; Catherine Linard

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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.3234908", 
  "author": [
      "family": "Yann Forget"
      "family": "Michal Shimoni"
      "family": "Marius Gilbert"
      "family": "Catherine Linard"
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
  "abstract": "<p>This dataset contains 20 years of urban expansion data for 46 case studies located in Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information, see <a href=\"\">the MAUPP website</a>. The dataset can also be explored from your browser in an <a href=\"\">interactive web map</a>. For each case study, the following files are provided:</p>\n\n<pre>Filename: builtup_&lt;year&gt;.tif\nFormat: GeoTIFF [UINT8]\nDescription: Binary built-up data for each year.\nLegend: 0=Not built-up; 1=Built-up.\n\nFilename: builtup_history.tif\nFormat: GeoTIFF [UINT8]\nDescription: Age of the built environment.\nLegend: 0=Not built-up; 1=Before 1995; 2=1995-2000; 3=2000-2005; 4=2005-2010;\n5=2010-2015.\n\nFilename: expansion_&lt;year1&gt;_&lt;year2&gt;.tif\nFormat: GeoTIFF [UINT8]\nDescription: Characterization of urban expansion between &lt;year1&gt; and &lt;year2&gt;.\nLegend: 1=Existing built-up; 2=Infill; 3=Expansion; 4=Leapfrog.\n\nFilename: training_samples.tif\nFormat: GeoTIFF [UINT8]\nDescription: Training samples extracted from OpenStreetMap.\nLegend: 1=Built-up; 2=Not built-up.\n\nFilename: aoi.geojson\nFormat: GeoJSON\nDescription: Area of interest (EPSG:4326).\n\nFilename: validation.json\nFormat: JSON\nDescription: Validation metrics.\n\nFilename: metadata.json\nFormat: JSON\nDescription: Creation date, source data, CRS, country, city.</pre>", 
  "title": "MAUPP: 20 Years of Urban Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa", 
  "type": "dataset", 
  "id": "3234908"
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