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Earth Institute Research Projects

GED4GEM: A Global Exposure Database for the Global Earthquake Model

Lead PI: Dr. Robert S. Chen

Unit Affiliation: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

October 2010 - October 2013
Inactive
Global ; Pavia, Italy ; Ispra, Italy ; New York
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: This was a 3-year project led by the University of Pavia, Italy with funding from the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) initiative. The project developed a Global Exposure Database (GED) for use in conjunction with other elements of the GEM initiative to assess and manage the risks associated with earthquakes around the world. CIESIN coordinated the development of the underlying data model and supported population data needs of the project.

OUTCOMES: GED4GEM database; integrated data; documentation and reports

SPONSOR:

University of Pavia

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

University of Pavia, Joint Research Center (European Commission), United States Geological Survey (USGS), GEM (?), United Nations Human Settlement Program (UN-Habitat)

KEYWORDS

hazards and risk reduction earthquakes

THEMES

Restless earth