Impact of Climate Change on Human Populations

This visualization is a map showing the global Climate Demography Vulnerability Index (CDVI) - areas of human population with the highest vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.

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D. Samson
B. Berteaux
J. McGill
M. M. Humphries
Dept of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University, Blackwell Publishing

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The quality of the image in the pdf of the original article (http://chairedb.uqar.qc.ca/documents/2011Samsonetal.GEB.pdf) is higher than the one in the resource URL.

Educators will need the original article in order to present this map.

This visual and associated paper are possible way of engaging other fields (i.e. sociology, social studies, etc.)

A highly specialized resource, with data missing in Sahara and Australia.

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