Dasymetric mapping using GRASS GIS
This repository contains the computer code that supported the publication of our research. It was used to create a gridded population product of the city of Dakar, using the Random Forest method as proposed by the WorldPop project .
Cite this code
 Grippa, Taïs, Catherine Linard, Moritz Lennert, Stefanos Georganos, Nicholus Mboga, Sabine Vanhuysse, Assane Gadiaga, and Eléonore Wolff. “Improving Urban Population Distribution Models with Very-High Resolution Satellite Information.” Data 4, no. 1 (January 16, 2019): 13 https://doi.org/10.3390/data4010013.
 Taïs, Grippa. “Dakar Population Estimates at 100x100m Spatial Resolution - Grid Layer - Dasymetric Mapping.” Zenodo, December 24, 2018. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2525672.
 Stevens, Forrest R, Andrea E Gaughan, Catherine Linard, and Andrew J Tatem. “Disaggregating Census Data for Population Mapping Using Random Forests with Remotely-Sensed and Other Ancillary Data.” Plos One, February 17, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0107042.
This repository contain some pieces of code that are also available in this repository: https://github.com/tgrippa/Aggregate_polygons.