Identification

Name

Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center

Short name

SEDAC

Status

Active

Category

Data source for epidemiological modeling

People
(1) Robert Chen, SEDAC Manager
Organizations
(1) SEDAC User Services
Created

2016-04-07 16:47:55.577064+00:00

Modified

2016-04-07 16:48:20.016508+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

SEDAC, is one of the Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs) in the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Its purpose is to be an "Information Gateway" between earth sciences and social sciences.

SEDAC provides population density grids, climate analyses, anthropogenic biomes and numerous other datasets that are of potential use to biosurveillance models.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
URL http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/about
URL (alternate) http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collections/browse

Disease and Geography

Datastreams