This data layer illustrates how the wealth of an area has changed over a given period of time. This data is based on Atlas AI’s Wealth layer describedhere. and computes the gradient of change based on the Wealth datasets included in the time range.
This data layer is useful as it allows one to understand and quantify long-term trends in prosperity at a glance. Our Wealth Change layer has been used to study:
- The growth of settlements and communities in response to mineral and natural resource discoveries.
- The deletrious impact of civil war in West Africa.