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Global volcano hazard distribution


The data set comes from spatial coverage of volcanic activity for the period 79 A.D. – 2000 A.D. The data set was developed by UNEP-GRID Geneva based on the Worldwide Volcano Database available at the National Geophysical Data Center. Volcanoes are very spatially concentrated, affecting only 400,000 square kilometers and 93 million people.
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Keywords

  • Hazards:Volcano
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/8773

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