Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017

Review article 01 Dec 2017

Review article | 01 Dec 2017

Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2

Kees Klein Goldewijk et al.

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Anthropogenic land-use estimates for the Holocene; HYDE 3.2. K. Klein Goldewijk, A. Beusen, J. Doelman, and E. Stehfest https://doi.org/10.17026/dans-25g-gez3

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This is an update of HYDE, which is an internally consistent combination of historical population estimates and time-dependent land use allocation algorithms for 10 000 BCE–2015 CE. Categories include cropland, separated into irrigated and rain-fed rice and non-rice crops. Grazing lands are divided into more intensely used pasture and less intensively used rangelands. Population includes total, urban, and rural population and population density and built-up area.