Session 27:
Methods and Measurement in Population, Development, and Environment Research

Thursday, May 1
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Provincetown
4th Floor

Discussant: Deborah L. Balk, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)
Chair: Michael R. Kramer, Emory University

  1. Beyond Borders: Gridded Demographic Data Sets and Web Mapping Applications for Population, Development, and Environmental ResearchLisa Jordan, Drew University

  2. Historically Grounded Spatial Population Scenarios for the Continental United StatesBryan Jones, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR); Brian C. O'Neill, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

  3. Agricultural Expansion Drives Urban Growth in Brazil: Using Nightlights to Measure Urban Population Growth and Its Relationship to Rural Economic ChangePeter Richards, Brown University; Heitor Pellegrina, Brown University; Leah K. VanWey, Brown University; Stephanie Spera, Brown University

  4. The Landscan Global Population Distribution Project: Current State of the Art and Prospective InnovationAmy Rose, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Edward Bright, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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