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GHSL - Global Human Settlement Layer

A new open and free tool for assessing the human presence on the planet

  • Produces new global spatial information, evidence-based analytics and knowledge describing the human presence on the planet
  • Operates in an open and free data and methods access policy (open input, open method, open output)
  • Supported by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the DG for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) of the European Commission, together with the international partnership GEO Human Planet Initiative

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