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Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING



Summary
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).


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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Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -55.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES >FISHERIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >BIODIVERSITY FUNCTIONS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >COMMUNICATIONS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION DISTRIBUTION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION SIZE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >NUTRIENTS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >SUSPENDED SOLIDS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >HUMAN SETTLEMENTS >COASTAL AREAS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH >DISEASES/EPIDEMICS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION DENSITY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION ESTIMATES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SUSTAINABILITY >ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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