Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2006

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Summary
Abstract: The Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) centers on two broad environmental protection objectives: (1) reducing environmental stresses on human health, and (2) promoting ecosystem vitality and sound natural resource management. Derived from a careful review of the environmental literature, these twin goals mirror the priorities expressed by policymakers. Environmental health and ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.
Related URL
Description: Data download page.

Description: Maps in PDF and PNG formats.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, World Economic Forum (WEF), and Joint Research Centre (JRC)/European Commission
Dataset Title: Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: New Haven, CT
Dataset Publisher: Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University
Version: 2006.00
Data Presentation Form: document, tabular, map
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/epi-pilot-environmental-p...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-01-01
Stop Date: 2005-01-01
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2006

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: XLS
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, World Economic Forum (WEF), and Joint Research Centre (JRC)/European Commission (2008), 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University, New Haven, CT, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/epi-environmental-perform...

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University, World Economic Forum (WEF), Joint Research Centre (JRC)/European Commission (2010), Environmental Performance Index, 2010 Release, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University, New Haven, CT, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/epi-environmental-perform...
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-01-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-07
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