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Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles

Abstract: Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute grid of global drought 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 ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide insight into the relative frequency, distribution, and potential impact of global drought hazard events to subnational distributions of

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 86.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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Version: 1.0
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27