Tornado-Level Estimates of Socioeconomic and Demographic Variables
作者: Tyler Fricker
作者单位: 1Florida State Univ.
刊名: Natural Hazards Review, 2020, Vol.21 (3)
来源数据库: The American Society of Civil Engineers Journal
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000379
关键词: TornadoCasualtiesDemographics
原始语种摘要: AbstractTornadoes create a threat to human life. Knowing the conditions that make people vulnerable to this threat is vitally important. Yet, socioeconomic and demographic data are not consistently available at the tornado level, making it hard to obtain this knowledge. In response to this limitation, here a method to estimate socioeconomic and demographic variables in a consistent manner at the tornado level for historical events is implemented and assessed. The dasymetric method uses data from the 1990 and 2000 Censuses, as well as the 2010 American Community Survey together with tornado reports over the period 1995–2016. Results show that a typical casualty-producing tornado affects 34 people with an interquartile range between 4 and 198 people. Results also show that the Detroit...
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  • Tornado 龙卷风
  • tornado 陆龙卷
  • threat 威胁
  • correspondence 通信
  • vulnerability 脆弱性
  • averaging 求平均数
  • knowledge 知识
  • create 引起
  • procedure 手续
  • demographic 人口统计的