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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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      <creatorName>Yann Forget</creatorName>
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      <affiliation>Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium</affiliation>
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      <creatorName>Michal Shimoni</creatorName>
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      <affiliation>Royal Military Academy, Belgium</affiliation>
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      <creatorName>Marius Gilbert</creatorName>
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      <affiliation>Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium</affiliation>
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    <creator>
      <creatorName>Catherine Linard</creatorName>
      <nameIdentifier nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID" schemeURI="http://orcid.org/">0000-0002-0819-7755</nameIdentifier>
      <affiliation>University of Namur, Belgium</affiliation>
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  <titles>
    <title>MAUPP: 20 Years of Urban Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa</title>
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  <publisher>Zenodo</publisher>
  <publicationYear>2019</publicationYear>
  <subjects>
    <subject>sub-saharan africa</subject>
    <subject>urban expansion</subject>
    <subject>earth observation</subject>
    <subject>remote sensing</subject>
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  <dates>
    <date dateType="Issued">2019-05-29</date>
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    <rights rightsURI="info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess">Open Access</rights>
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    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;This dataset contains 20 years of urban expansion data for 46 case studies located in Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information, see &lt;a href="https://maupp.ulb.ac.be"&gt;the MAUPP website&lt;/a&gt;. The dataset can also be explored from your browser in an &lt;a href="https://maupp.ulb.ac.be/page/wp1results/"&gt;interactive web map&lt;/a&gt;. For each case study, the following files are provided:&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;pre&gt;Filename: builtup_&amp;lt;year&amp;gt;.tif
Format: GeoTIFF [UINT8]
Description: Binary built-up data for each year.
Legend: 0=Not built-up; 1=Built-up.

Filename: builtup_history.tif
Format: GeoTIFF [UINT8]
Description: Age of the built environment.
Legend: 0=Not built-up; 1=Before 1995; 2=1995-2000; 3=2000-2005; 4=2005-2010;
5=2010-2015.

Filename: expansion_&amp;lt;year1&amp;gt;_&amp;lt;year2&amp;gt;.tif
Format: GeoTIFF [UINT8]
Description: Characterization of urban expansion between &amp;lt;year1&amp;gt; and &amp;lt;year2&amp;gt;.
Legend: 1=Existing built-up; 2=Infill; 3=Expansion; 4=Leapfrog.

Filename: training_samples.tif
Format: GeoTIFF [UINT8]
Description: Training samples extracted from OpenStreetMap.
Legend: 1=Built-up; 2=Not built-up.

Filename: aoi.geojson
Format: GeoJSON
Description: Area of interest (EPSG:4326).

Filename: validation.json
Format: JSON
Description: Validation metrics.

Filename: metadata.json
Format: JSON
Description: Creation date, source data, CRS, country, city.&lt;/pre&gt;</description>
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