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Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), the Earth Institute at Columbia University

Affiliation or Individual: Alex de Sherbinin, Susana Adamo
City, Country: Palisades, NY, USA
Region of Work: 119
Objective / Mission Statement:

CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural and information sciences, specializing in on-line data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human-environment interactions. Its mission is to provide access to and enhance the use of information worldwide, serving the needs of science and public and private decision-making.

Area of work: 127, 128, 126, 124
Key activities relevant to PDD:

Among CIESIN’s activities relevant to PDD are: exposure and vulnerability mapping (related to disasters and climate change); migration modeling and method development; global estimates of environmental migration; geospatial data integration; georeferenced database development.


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