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Global Volcano Hazard Frequency and Distribution

Abstract: Global Volcano Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute gridded data set based upon the

National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) Volcano Database spanning the period of 1979 through 2000. This database includes nearly

4,000 volcanic events categorized as moderate or above (values 2 through 8) according to the Volcano Explosivity Index (VEI). Most

volcanoes are georeferenced to the ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a means of assessing the relative distribution and frequency of global volcano

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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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27