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Global Volcano Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles

Abstract: Global Volcano Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of volcano hazard

economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at risk are based on regional

economic loss rates derived from historical records of the Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT). Loss rates are weighted by the

hazard's frequency and distribution. The ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide insight into the relative frequency, distribution, and potential impact of global

volcano hazard events to subnational distributions of GDP.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Extended Metadata Properties
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