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2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2000


Summary
Abstract: The 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is an exploratory effort to construct an

index that measures the ability of a nation's economy to achieve sustainable development, with the long term goal of finding a single

indicator for environmental sustainability analagous to that of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The index covering 56 countries is

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Purpose: To test the feasibility of creating a comparative index of national-level environmental

sustainability.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 2000.00
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > EMISSIONS Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > NITROGEN OXIDES Parameter Definition
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