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Global Volcano Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles


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2011-03-08 11:08:30
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-03-08 11:11:45


Global Volcano Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute grid of global volcano total economic loss risks. First, subnational distributions of GDP are computed using a two-fold process. Where applicable, the proportional contribution of subnational units are determined following the methodology of Sachs et al. (2003), and these proportions are used against World Bank Devleopment Indicators to determine a GDP value for the subnational unit. Once a national GDP has been spatially stratified into the smallest adminstrative units available, it is further distributed based upon Gridded Population of the World Version 3.0 (beta) population distributions. A per capita contribution value is determined for each unit, and this [...]


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Center for Hazards and Risk Research (CHRR); Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank
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