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Livelihoods, wellbeing and the risk to life during volcanic eruptions

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A forensic analysis of fatalities and displacements from recent volcanic eruptions (1986–2015) provides insights into factors that influence actions to protect life in high-risk environments. Unlike many other geophysical hazard events, volcanic eruptions may be prolonged, and of variable intensity. This is reflected in patterns of volcanic fatalities. A global survey reveals that 63% of primary volcanic deaths occur after the first week of activity, with >44% of these deaths associated wi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3389/feart.2019.00205

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2663-9940
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Name:
Arts and Humanities Research Council
Grant:
AHRC/AH/P007600/1
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Name:
Natural Environmental Research Council
Grant:
NE/J020001/1
Publisher:
Frontiers Media
Journal:
Frontiers in Earth Science More from this journal
Volume:
7
Article number:
205
Publication date:
2019-08-14
Acceptance date:
2019-07-26
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ISSN:
2296-6463
Language:
English
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pubs:1043218
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uuid:059ac3ce-a4f6-4315-ba27-77fb837c8635
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pubs:1043218
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1043218
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2019-08-13

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