WarViews: Visualizing and Animating Geographic Data on Conflict

WarViews: Static version

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WarViews: Dynamic version

Datasets displayed

Conflict events: ACLED

Raleigh, Clionadh & Håvard Hegre, 2005. ‘Introducing ACLED: An Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset’. Paper presented to the conference on "Disaggregating the Study of Civil War and Transnational Violence", University of California Institute of Global Conflict and Cooperation, San Diego, CA, 7–8 March.

Diamonds: DIADATA

Gilmore, Elisabeth; Nils Petter Gleditsch, Päivi Lujala & Jan Ketil Rød, 2005. "Conflict Diamonds: A New Dataset", Conflict Management and Peace Science 22(3): 257–292.

Oil deposits and pipelines: PETRODATA

Lujala, Päivi, Jan Ketil Rød, and Nadja Thieme. 2007. "Fighting over Oil: Introducing a New Dataset." Conflict Management and Peace Science 24 (3):239-56.

Ethnic groups: GREG

Cederman, L.-E., Rød, J. and Weidmann, N. B. (2007). "Geo-Referencing of Ethnic Groups: Creating a New Dataset". Paper presented at the 48th ISA Convention in Chicago, February 28 - March 3, 2007.