McGill researchers call for the creation of a global database of land prices

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Geospatial Land Price Data: A Public Good for Global Change Science and Policy

Improved access to data on land prices is vital for future advances in global change science and policy. Spatially explicit land price information should be a public good available to the international community. An open-access, global land price database would enable policymakers, scientists, and civic society to better grapple with the economic, social, and environmental challenges posed by global change. Co-authored by Oliver T Coomes, Graham K MacDonald and Yann le Polain de Waroux from McGill’s Department of Geography.

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