Data from: A High-Resolution Gridded Dataset to Assess Electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published: 30-05-2019| Version 4 | DOI: 10.17632/kn4636mtvg.4
Contributors:
Giacomo Falchetta,
Shonali Pachauri,
Simon Parkinson,
Edward Byers

Description

This repository hosts two ncdf4 files containg the data output of the analyis. - One reporting the number of people without access in each grid cell between 2014 and 2018 - The other reporting the estimated consumption tier in each electrified cell in 2018 Changelog: (v4) - License changed to CC BY 4.0. (v3): - Fixed a bug which was producing a lower-resolution output .nc file for the consumption tiers file. - Changelog added.

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Steps to reproduce

In order to replicate the analysis, the following steps are required: - Create a Google account, if you do not have one, and make a request for Earth Engine access via https://signup.earthengine.google.com. - Make sure your Google Drive has enough free cloud storage space. - Either obtain access to the LandScan population data by applying for an account (https://landscan.ornl.gov/user/apply), or use the WorldPop data, which is accessible from the script in this repository without further steps. - Download the JavaScipt and R scripts and the supporitng files hosted at https://github.com/giacfalk/Electrification_SSA_data - Run the JavaScript file in Google Earth Engine - Download the supporting files along with the R script - Run the R script, which reproduce the analysis, plots contained in the paper, and the output ncdf4 files.