Global Human Settlement Layer

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The European Commission makes available a Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL). "The GHS P2016 suite consists of multitemporal products, that offers an insight into the human presence in the past: 1975, 1990, 2000, and 2014. Produces new global spatial information, evidence-based analytics and knowledge describing the human presence on the planet."

Information about the process of creating the layer.

Data Producer: 

European Commission

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Content last reviewed: July 16, 2018