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Global Landslide Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles

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2011-03-08 10:24:25
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2011-03-08 10:57:57

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Global Landslide Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute grid of global landslide total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating gross domestic product (GDP) based upon the Sachs et al. (2003) methodology is utilized. First the proportional contributions of subnational units to their respective national GDP are determined using sources of various origin. The contribution rates are then applied to published World Bank Development Indicators to determine a GDP value for the subnational unit. Once the national GDP has been spatially stratified into the smallest adminstrative units available, GDP values for grid cells are derived using Gridded Population of the World Version 3.0 (beta) data of population distributions. [...]

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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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