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Global Volcano Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles

Abstract: distributions of Gross Domestic Product (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 Development Indicators to determine a GDP value for the subnational unit. Once a

national GDP has been spatially stratified ... 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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27