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2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2001


Summary
Abstract: The 2001 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) utilizes a refined methodology based on the 2000 Pilot ESI effort, to construct an index covering

122 countries that measures the overall progress towards environmental sustainability. The index is a composite measure of the current status of a nation's environmental systems,

pressures on those systems, human vulnerability to environmental ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a comparative index of national-level environmental sustainability based on lessons learned from the year 2000 pilot

effort.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 2001.00
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > EMISSIONS Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > AIR QUALITY > NITROGEN OXIDES Parameter Definition
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