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2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012

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Summary
Abstract: The 2012 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 132 countries on 22 performance indicators in the following 10 policy categories: environmental burden of disease, water (effects on human health), air pollution (effects on human health), air pollution (ecosystem effects), water resources (ecosystem effects), biodiversity and habitat, forestry, fisheries, agriculture and climate change. These ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   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), Joint Research Centre (JRC)/European Commission
Dataset Title: 2012 Environmental Performance Index and Pilot Trend Environmental Performance Index
Dataset Release Date: 2012
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University
Version: 2012.00
Data Presentation Form: document, tabular, map
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/epi-environmental-perform...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
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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.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2012

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: PDF
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 (2006), Pilot 2006 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-pilot-environmental-p...
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-05

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