Global Risk Data Platform
ABOUT THE PLATFORM
About
 DATA SOURCES 
EVENTS
Cyclones: UNEP/GRID-Geneva, based on various raw data sources.
Cyclones storm surges: UNEP/GRID-Geneva, based on Cyclones - winds data.
Droughts: UNEP/GRID-Geneva based on Climate Research Unit (CRU) precipitation data.
Earthquakes: United States Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap Atlas.
Fires: European Space Agency (ESA-ESRIN) and World Fires Atlas Program (ATSR).
Data from Preview, from the Data User Element of the Genevaan Space Agency.
Floods: Dartmouth Flood Observatory (DFO).
Tsunamis: National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) Tsunami database, NOAA.
Volcanoes: Smithsonian Institution Volcanoes of the world.
HAZARDS
Cyclones: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Cyclones storm surges: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Droughts: IRI, Columbia University.
Earthquakes: Frequency: UNEP/GRID-Geneva, based on United States Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap Atlas / MMI: Columbia University based on GSHAP / PGA: GSHAP / Intensity: UNEP/GRID-Geneva, based on United States Geological Survey (USGS) ShakeMap Atlas.
Fires: UNEP/GRID-Geneva, based on IONA Fire Atlas.
Floods: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Landslides: Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI).
Tsunamis: Compiled by Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), based on various sources.
EXPOSURE (Human & Economical)
Cyclones: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Droughts: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Earthquakes: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Floods: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Landslides: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Surges: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Tsunamis: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
RISK (Human & Economical)
Human:
Cyclones: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Earthquakes: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Floods: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Landslides: UNEP/GRID-Geneva.
Economical:
Cyclones: The World Bank.
Earthquakes: The World Bank.
Floods: The World Bank.
Landslides: The World Bank.
GENERAL DATA
Population:
Landscan: LandScanTM Global Population Database. Oak Ridge, TN: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Available at http://www.ornl.gov/landscan/.
GRUMP: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the World Bank; and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), 2004. Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP): {database name from below here} Palisades, NY: CIESIN, Columbia University. Available at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw.
Gross Domestic Product: World Bank.
Country borders: United Nations International and Administrative Boundaries Resources.
Sub-national borders: ESRI.
Cities: ESRI and VMAP0.
National Parks: ESRI.
Rivers: ESRI and VMAP0.
Lakes: ESRI and GLWD.
Satellite: NASA Blue Marble Next Generation.
Elevation: NOAA ETOPO 1.
Land cover: ESA Globcover.
Forest: ESA Globcover.