A github repository for the tools introduced in this site and the tools used to construct the datasets can be found below: The above repository is continually being improved and advanced by the members of the lab.

Global 1-km present and future hourly anthropogenic heat flux

Global 1-km present and future hourly anthropogenic heat flux Alvin C.G. Varquez, Shota Kiyomoto, Do Ngoc Khanh, and Manabu Kanda AH4GUC is an updated version of AHE dataset by Dong et al. An article of the dataset can be accessed here. In addition, a futuristic scenario based on SSP3-RCP8.5 is also constructed. Specifically, the highlights of […]

GUGPS: Global Urban Sprawling Map

High-resolution Global Urban Sprawl Projection based on multiple applications of SLEUTH urban growth model (2019) Yuerong Zhou, Alvin C.G. Varquez, Manabu Kanda Full publication here. An annual dataset of global urban sprawl projection with 30 arc-seconds, around 1-km resolution, has been constructed.  Urban sprawling was projected using the SLEUTH urban growth model which utilizes historical […]

Anthropogenic Heat Flux Map (Dong et al., 2017)

Global anthropogenic heat flux database with high spatial resolution Y. Dong, A.C.G. Varquez, M. Kanda Atmospheric Environment (2017)     A monthly-representative hourly dataset (currently in local time) of anthropogenic heat fluxes has recently been launched. We have stored geo-referenced tiffs with global coverage in a database free for anyone to download and use. […]