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The Data and Web Science Group at the University of Mannheim does a lot of work with open data.


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From NASA's Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), I found this dataset: Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v4. Resolution: 30 arc-second (approx 1 km) native resolution, which is aggregated to four lower resolutions: 2.5 arc-minute (approx 5 km) 15 arc-minute (approx 30 km) 30 arc-minute (approx 55 km) 1 degree (approx 110 km) Date: ...


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You can get data like this at WorldPop. They have 100M data for individual countries and 1km data for the continents. The data are provided as a tif file.


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You can now download certain historical datasets for the US directly within R, using the USABoundaries package. The code to do so is straightforward. For example, to download a shapefile containing the boundaries of US counties in 1910: library(sf) library(USAboundaries) map <- us_counties(map_date = "1910-01-01", resolution = "high") st_write(obj = map,...


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I found a portal that lists PhD topics, coincidentally called "find a phd" https://www.findaphd.com/phds/?Keywords=%22open+data%22 returns these 3 PhD programs (2019-03-12): University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences University of Bath, Centre for Accountable, Responsible and Transparent AI Northumbria University, Faculty of Business ...


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