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Author (up) Sérgio Freire; Aneta Florczyk; Martino Pesaresi pdf  isbn
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  Title New Multi-temporal Global Population Grids – Application to Volcanism Type Conference Article
  Year 2016 Publication ISCRAM 2016 Conference Proceedings – 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2016  
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  Keywords Built up; GHSL; Population Distribution; Dasymetric Mapping; Volcanoes; Spatio-temporal Analysis  
  Abstract Better and finer global analyses of human exposure and risk of natural disasters require improved geoinformation on population distribution and densities, in particular concerning temporal and spatial resolution and capacity for change assessment. This paper presents the development of new multi-temporal global population grids and illustrates their value in the context of risk analysis by estimating the worldwide distribution of population in relation to recent volcanism. Results indicate that almost 6% of the world’s 2015 population lived within 100 km of a volcano with at least one significant eruption, and more than 12% within 100 km of a Holocene volcano, with human concentrations in this zone increasing since 1990 above the global population change rate. The novel 250-m resolution population grids constitute the new state-of-the-art in terms of global geospatial population data, with the potential to advance modeling and analyses at all stages of the emergency management cycle.  
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  Publisher Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Place of Publication Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Editor A. Tapia; P. Antunes; V.A. Bañuls; K. Moore; J. Porto  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
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  ISSN 2411-3433 ISBN 978-84-608-7984-54 Medium  
  Track Geospatial Data and Geographical Information Science Expedition Conference 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
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  Call Number Serial 1373  
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