A statistical analysis of the global historical volcanic fatalities record

@article{Auker2013ASA,
  title={A statistical analysis of the global historical volcanic fatalities record},
  author={Melanie Rose Auker and R. Stephen J. Sparks and Lee Siebert and Helen Sian Crosweller and John W. Ewert},
  journal={Journal of Applied Volcanology},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={1-24}
}
A new database of volcanic fatalities is presented and analysed, covering the period 1600 to 2010 AD. Data are from four sources: the Smithsonian Institution, Witham (2005), CRED EM-DAT and Munich RE. The data were combined and formatted, with a weighted average fatality figure used where more than one source reports an event; the former two databases were weighted twice as strongly as the latter two. More fatal incidents are contained within our database than similar previous works… Expand
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