wpRFPMS: Random Forests population modelling scripts

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Bondarenko M. , Nieves J. J., Stevens F. R., Gaughan A. E., Tatem A. and Sorichetta A. 2020. wpgpRFPMS: Random Forests population modelling R scripts, version 0.1.0. University of Southampton: Southampton, UK. 10.5258/SOTON/WP00665

wpRFPMS is a population modelling R script utilizing Random Forests to inform a dasymetric redistribution of census-based population count data.

Read more about the method in https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0107042

All census data, zonal stats and covariates for 249 countries are stored on WorldPop FTP and downloaded into a project by using the R package wpgpCovariates

RStudio screen capture showing wpRFPMS script