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Dar es Salaam Land Use and Informal Settlement Data Set

Abstract: The Dar es Salaam Land Use and Informal Settlement Data Set represents urban land use and consolidation of informal

settlements for the years 1982, 1992, 1998, and 2002, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The land use categories are informal settlement

areas, planned residential areas, ocean and estuaries, vacant and agriculture lands, and other urban features such as industrial or

recreation areas. The data are based on the World Geodetic System spheroid of 1984 and uses the Universal Transverse Mercator Zone

37 South projection.urbanspatial-dar-es-salaam-luse/maps
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 6.57   S: -39.07   E: 39.37   W: -7.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sliuzas, R.V., A. Hill, C. Lindner, and S. Greiving
Dataset Title: Dar es Salaam Land Use and Informal Settlement Data Set
Dataset Release Date: 2016-05-20T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 001
Data Presentation Form: vector, map, map service
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-01-01
Stop Date: 1982-01-01
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial

purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: SHP
Fees: None
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Sliuzas, R.V (2004-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Managing Informal Settlements: A Study Using Geo-Information in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, ITC Publication Series, 112, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Enschede, The Netherlands,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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