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This feature contains information about contour lines for Ghana. In accordance with the source, units may be in feet or meters and intervals may be at 50 feet in the ZVAL column. Due to the large number of arcs, elevation codes are spot checked from a representative sample. Please report any elevation coding errors to CERSGIS.File Format is SHAPEFILE.
DEM is an array of regularly spaced elevation values referenced horizontally wither a universal transverse mercator projection or to a Geographic coordinate system.Furthermore, it shows a 3D representaion of a terrain surface.This feature contains elevations in Ghana.
This feature contains information about 54935 communities across the country. The feature represents the location of Communities (all) in Ghana, including hamlets, major towns, regional and district capitals, etc. This is to provide point based location of most of identified communities in the country. The dataset provides sources of the institution or organization involved in the collection of the data.
Ghana Regional Boundaries layer is a dilieanation of the surveyed and gazzetted boundaries of sixteen (16) Regions (Administrative boundary - Level 2) in Ghana.
These footprints were analysed from Sentinel 1 and Sentinel 2 satellite imageries for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Raster layers of illicit mining areas were derived from these imageries.
The Ghana road network layer is a linear feature representing all road networks including feeder roads, urban roads, highways, railways, airstrips, lake routes etc in Ghana.
The Ghana Regional boundary is the official administrative delineation of the ten Regions of Ghana. The Regional boundary layer contains 10 polygons and has the following attributes; Region_Name and Region_ID. Region_Name is the name of the region and Region_ID is the unique code of the region
The Ghana hydrology_line layer is a linear feature representing all major rivers, minor rivers, streams, channels, drains, creeks etc in Ghana. Also indicated are annual and perennial water channels in Ghana.
Ghana Metro, Municipal and District Administrative (MMDA) Boundaries layer is a dilieanation of the surveyed and gazetted boundaries of two hunderd and sixty (260) MMDAs (Administrative boundary - Level 3) in Ghana.
Ghana Forest Reserves layer is the surveyed protected flora and fauna and it cosist of Dense tree canopy cover.