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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
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > BACTERIA/ARCHAEA
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > BACTERIA/ARCHAEA > CYANOBACTERIA (BLUE-GREEN ALGAE)
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > EVOLUTIONARY ADAPTATION
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS > BIOMASS DYNAMICS
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY STRUCTURE
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Quality The samples and data are held by the investigator at The University of Waikato, Thermophile Research Unit. Please contact the investigator for more information.
Data Set Progress
Phone: +64 07 856 2889
Fax: +64 07 838 4300
Email: archers55 at msn.com
Department of Biological Science University of Waikato Private Bag 3105
Province or State: Hamilton
Country: NEW ZEALAND
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: c.poirot at antarcticanz.govt.nz
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Country: New Zealand
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-07-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20