How Close Do We Live to Water? A Global Analysis of Population Distance to Freshwater Bodies

Dataset

Description

Over 50% of the global population lives in urban areas, and water can be directed via tens of kilometres of pipelines. Still, however, a large part of the world's population is directly dependent on access to natural freshwater sources. This dataset presents a global analysis of the distance of populations to freshwater sources.
Date made available20 Dec 2017
PublisherDryad Digital Repository
Geographical coverageGlobal

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Associated research units

  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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