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Dataset title: Physical exposition to droughts events 1980-2001
Dataset reference data: 2014-02-25T12:01:30
Dataset responsible party:
 
Name: Pascal Peduzzi
 
Organisation: UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Europe
 
Phone: (+41 22) 917 82 37 & Fax: +41 22 917 8029
 
Address: 11, ch. des Anémones
 
City: Châtelaine / State: Genève / Postal Code: 1219
 
Country: CH
 
 
Role: Head of Early Warning Unit
Geographic location of the dataset:
 
West: -180 / East: 180 / South: -58 / North: 85.035945
Dataset language:
Dataset character set: utf8
Dataset topic category: dataset
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Abstract: This dataset includes an estimation of the annual physical exposition to drought based on Standardized Precipitation Index. It is based on three sources: 1) A global monthly gridded precipitation dataset obtained from the Climatic Research Unit (University of East Anglia). 2) A GIS modelling of global Standardized Precipitation Index based on Brad Lyon (IRI, Columbia University) methodology. 3) A population grid for the year 2010, provided by LandScanTM Global Population Database (Oak Ridge, TN: Oak Ridge National Laboratory). Unit is expected average annual population (2010 as the year of reference) exposed (inhabitants). This product was designed by UNEP/GRID-Europe for the Global Assessment Report on Risk Reduction (GAR). It was modelled using global data. Credit: GIS processing UNEP/GRID-Europe.
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Reference system: GCS_WGS_1984
Lineage: ---
On-line resource: http://preview.grid.unep.ch
Metadata file identifier: 145a9e8b-95e8-4178-95fd-1c10f6df582f
Metadata standard name: ISO 19115:2003/19139
Metadata standard version: 1.0
Metadata language:
Metdata character set: utf8
Metadata responsible party:
 
Name: Andrea De Bono
 
Organisation: UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Europe
 
Phone: (+41 22) 917 82 40 & Fax: +41 22 917 82 40
 
Address: 11, ch. des Anémones
 
City: Châtelaine / State: Genève / Postal Code: 1219
 
Country: CH
 
 
Role: GEO Data Specialist
Metadata date stamp: 2014-02-25T12:01:30
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