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Atlas of the human planet 2017: Global exposure to natural hazards

The Atlas of the Human Planet 2017. Global Exposure to Natural Hazards summarizes the global multi-temporal analysis of exposure to six major natural hazards: earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, floods, tropical cyclone winds, and sea level surge. The exposure focuses on human settlements assessed through two variables: the global built-up and the global resident population. The two datasets are generated within the Global Human Settlement Project of the Joint Research Centre. They represent the core dataset of the Atlas of the Human Planet 2016 which provides empirical evidence on urbanization trends and dynamics.
Author: Pesaresi, Martino; Ehrlich, Daniele; Kemper, Thomas; Siragusa, Alice; Florczyk, Aneta; Freire, Sérgio; Corban, Christina
Language: English
Pubished By: European Commision Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Pubished date: May 2017

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