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1. Macquarie Island Hazards GIS Dataset. [macca_hazards_gis]
Hazards at Macquarie Island. This is a line dataset stored in the Geographical Information System (GIS). Attributes include a description of the nature of the hazard. The line features represent ...


2. United States Flood Risk Zones (GIS Coverage) [FEMA_Flood]
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency Digital Q3 Flood Data displayed here is developed by scanning the existing Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) hard copy and capturing ...


3. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed per Million People [geodata_1723]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


4. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1717]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


5. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Killed People [geodata_1726]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


6. Disasters of Natural Origin (Excluding: Earthquakes, Insect Infestation, Volcanic Eruptions) - Total Affected People [geodata_1720]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


7. Total Amount of Generated Hazardous Wastes [geodata_1703]
Hazardous wastes. Rather than adopting one definition of hazardous waste, the Convention takes a broad view that there are 45 categories of wastes that are presumed to be hazardous in the Convention. ...


8. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed per Million People [geodata_1627]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


9. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected per Million People [geodata_1624]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


10. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and Other Wastes - Exports [geodata_1617]
Transboundary movement means any movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes from an area under the national jurisdiction of one State to or through an area under the national jurisdiction of another ...


11. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and Other Wastes - Imports [geodata_1616]
Transboundary movement means any movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes from an area under the national jurisdiction of one State to or through an area under the national jurisdiction of another ...


12. Dominant Type of Problem Lands [geodata_1398]
Problem soils have been defined as soils with inherent physical or chemical constraints to agricultural production. In these soils degradation hazards are more severe and adequate soil management ...


13. U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver [USGS_PHOTO_LIBRARY]
This on-line system provides access to over 30,000 photographs dating from 1868 to the present. Photographs will be continually added. Captions are currently being edited for punctuation errors, ...


14. Disasters of Natural Origin - Total Affected People [geodata_0885]
Total affected: In EM-DAT, people that have been injured, affected and left homeless after a disaster are included in this category. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, ...


15. Disasters of Natural Origin - Affected People [geodata_0436]
Affected: People requiring immediate assistance during a period of emergency, i.e. requiring basic survival needs such as food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance (included ...


16. Disasters of Natural Origin - Killed People [geodata_0438]
Killed: Persons confirmed as dead and persons missing and presumed dead. Disaster: Situation or event, which overwhelms local capacity, necessitating a request to national or international level ...


17. Global Flood Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_TELRD]
Global Flood Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global flood total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon the Sachs et ...


18. Global Landslide Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_LSLIDE_TELRD]
Global Landslide Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global landslide total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon the ...


19. Global Multihazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_MULTI_HFD]
Global Multihazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid presenting a simple multihazard index based solely on summated single-hazard decile values. The hazards of interest include cyclones, ...


20. Global Multihazard Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_MULTI_MRD]
Global Multihazard Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid identifying and characterizing the nature of multihazard risk at the global scale. For this study, multihazard considers the ...


21. Global Multihazard Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_MULTI_PELRD]
Global Multihazard Proportional Economic Loss Risks is a 2.5 minute grid of a multihazard-based economic loss risk as a proportion of the economic productivity of the analytical unit, the grid cell. ...


22. Global Multihazard Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_MULTI_TELRD]
Global Multihazard Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global multihazard total economic loss risks. First, for each of the considered hazards (cyclones, droughts, earthquakes, ...


23. Global Volcano Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_VOLCANO_HFD]
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. ...


24. Global Volcano Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_VOLCANO_MRD]
Global Volcano Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid representing global volcano mortality risks. The data set was constructed using historical hazard-specific mortality loss data ...


25. Global Volcano Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_VOLCANO_PELRD]
Global Volcano Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of volcano hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at ...


26. Global Volcano Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_VOLCANO_TELRD]
Global Volcano Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global volcano total economic loss risks. First, subnational distributions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are computed using ...


27. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_CYCLONE_HFD]
Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid based on more than 1,600 storm tracks for the period 1 January 1980 through 31 December 2000 for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian ...


28. Global Cyclone Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_CYCLONE_MRD]
Global Cyclone Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global cyclone mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provide a baseline estimation of population ...


29. Global Cyclone Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_CYCLONE_PELRD]
Global Cyclone Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of cyclone hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at ...


30. Global Cyclone Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_CYCLONE_TELRD]
Global Cyclone Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global cyclone total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon the Sachs ...


31. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_HFD]
Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid based upon the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction's (IRI) Weighted Anomaly of Standardized Precipitation ...


32. Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_MRD]
Global Drought Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global drought mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provide a baseline estimation of population ...


33. Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_PELRD]
Global Drought Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of drought hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at ...


34. Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_DROUGHT_TELRD]
Global Drought Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global drought total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon the Sachs ...


35. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak GroundAcceleration [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_EQUAKE_PGA]
Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution-peak ground acceleration is a 2.5 minute grid of global earthquake hazards developed using Global Seismic Hazard Program (GSHAP) data that incorporate expert ...


36. Global Earthquake Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_EQUAKE_HFD]
Global Earthquake Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid utilizing Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS) Earthquake Catalog data of actual earthquake events exceeding 4.5 on the ...


37. Global Earthquake Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_EQUAKE_MRD]
Global Earthquake Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global earthquake mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provides a baseline estimate of ...


38. Global Earthquake Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_EQUAKE_PELRD]
Global Earthquake Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of earthquake hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP ...


39. Global Earthquake Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_EQUAKE_TELRD]
Global Earthquake Total Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of global earthquake total economic loss risks. A process of spatially allocating Gross Domestic Product (GDP) based upon the ...


40. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_HFD]
Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid derived from a global listing of extreme flood events between 1985 and 2003 (poor or missing data in the early/mid 1990s) compiled ...


41. Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_MRD]
Global Flood Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global flood mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provided a baseline population per grid ...


42. Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_FLOOD_PELRD]
Global Flood Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of flood hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP at risk ...


43. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_LSLIDE_HD]
Global Landslide Hazard Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global landslide and snow avalanche hazards based upon work of the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI). The hazards mapping of NGI incorporates ...


44. Global Landslide Mortality Risks and Distribution [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_LSLIDE_MRD]
Global Landslide Mortality Risks and Distribution is a 2.5 minute grid of global landslide mortality risks. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) data provide a baseline estimation of ...


45. Global Landslide Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles [CIESIN_CHRR_NDH_LSLIDE_PELRD]
Global Landslide Proportional Economic Loss Risk Deciles is a 2.5 minute grid of landslide hazard economic loss as proportions of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per analytical unit. Estimates of GDP ...


46. Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAACS) [VAACS]
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other Aviation concerns recognized the need to keep aviators informed of volcanic hazards. To that end, nine Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers ...


47. Landslide Hazards at La Conchita, California [USGS_OFR_2005_1067]
On January 10, 2005, a landslide struck the community of La Conchita in Ventura County, California, destroying or seriously damaging 36 houses and killing 10 people. This was not the first destructive ...


48. EM-DAT: The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) International Disaster Database [CRED]
Since 1988 the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database - EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support ...


49. Baringo (Kenya) Pilot Study for Desertification Assessment and Mapping [NBId0169_101]
The purpose of the Kenya Pilot Study was to evaluate the FAO/UNEP Provisional Methodology for Assessment and Mapping of Desertification, and to recommend an effective, simple methodology for desertification ...


50. Seismic Landslide Hazard for the Cities of Oakland and Piedmont, California [USGS_Map_MF-2379]
The map is intended as a tool for regional planning. Any site-specific planning or analysis should be undertaken with the assistance of a qualified geotechnical engineer. This hazard map should ...


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