[Keyword='CIESIN > Environmental Protection > Biodiversity']
Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of NationsEntry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING
Abstract: The Wellbeing of Nations portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains a subset of 123 variables assembled from the Wellbeing of Nations, which assesses human and ecosystem wellbeing for 183 countries. The variables selected include both raw data and processed indicators and indices created by the report's author, Robert Prescott-Allen. The data are ... distributed by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).
The data in comma-separated values (CSV), SPSS (SAV) and Stata (DTA) formats, a data dictionary for all indicators and ancillary variables in Word (DOC), Portable Document Format (PDF), and Microsoft Access (MDB) formats as well as and maps in Portable Document Format (PDF) and Portable Network Graphics (PNG) formats are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Purpose: To provide data that address the key issues of sustainability by combining indicators of human wellbeing with those of environmental sustainability to generate a more comprehensive picture of the state of the world.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Prescott-Allen, R.
Dataset Title: Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Washington, DC
Dataset Publisher: Island Press
Data Presentation Form: tabular, mapOnline Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/cesic-wellbeing-of-nations
Start Date: 1990-01-01Stop Date: 2000-01-01
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > INCOMING SOLAR RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > LONGWAVE RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > LONGWAVE RADIATION > INCOMING LONGWAVE RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > OUTGOING LONGWAVE RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SHORTWAVE RADIATION
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SHORTWAVE RADIATION > OUTGOING SHORTWAVE RADIATION
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > PHOTOSYNTHETICALLY ACTIVE RADIATION
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints [From http://huey.colorado.edu/LTER/datasets/meteorology/explore.html
Acceptance and utilization of LTER data requires that:
- The Principal Investigator be sent a notice stating reasons for
acquiring any data and a description of the publication intentions.
- The Principal Investigator of the data set be sent a copy of
the report or manuscript prior to submission and be adequately cited
in any resultant publications.
- A copy of any resultant publications should be sent to the
McMurdo data manager as well as the Principal Investigator.
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
Email: andrew at pdx.edu
Department of Geology Portland State University
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97207
Email: bjtn at odin.pdx.edu
Department of Geology, Portland State University P.O. Box 751
City: Portland OR
Postal Code: 97207-0751
Doran, Peter T., Gayle L. Dana, Jordan T. Hastings and Robert
A. Wharton, Jr. 1995. McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological
Research (LTER): LTER automatic weather network (LAWN). Antarctic
Journal of the U.S. 30(5): 276-280.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-03-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-15
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-10-21