The Global Distribution of Human Population and Recent Volcanism


Christopher Small
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of
Columbia University
Palisades, NY, 10964, USA

Terry Naumann
Department of Geology
University of Alaska
Anchorage, AK 99508, USA

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Small, C and T. Naumann

Environmental Hazards,

v.3, p.93-109, 2002



Volcano and Population Distributions

Where are the people and the volcanoes?


Population Data Resolution

How precisely can people be located?


Distribution of Volcanoes with respect to Human Population

How many volcanoes occur in populated areas?


Proximity of Population to Volcanoes in Central Mexico

How do we measure how people are distributed around volcanoes?


Population of Volcanic Regions in Central America and Austral Asia


Population of Volcanic Regions in East Africa and Japan


Comparison of Populated Vocanic Regions


Global Distribution of Population in Volcanic Regions