Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_2004EVI

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Summary
Abstract: The 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI) portion of the Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections contains 111 variables for 235 countries and territories. This index is designed to be used with economic and social vulnerability indices to provide insights into the processes that can negatively influence the sustainable development of countries. It was developed ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide insights into the processes that can negatively influence the sustainable development of countries, with particular reference to vulnerability to natural hazards.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), and United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP)
Dataset Title: Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI)
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 2004.00
Data Presentation Form: tabular
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/cesic-environmental-vulne...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-01-01
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