Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_CESIC_WELLBEING_1.0

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

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Prescott-Allen, R.
Dataset Title: Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: The Wellbeing of Nations
Dataset Release Date: 2001-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.0
Online Resource: https://doi.org/10.7927/H4MS3QNT
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
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Use Constraints The Consultative Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (CSDGI) and Trustees of Columbia University hold the copyright of this data set. Users are prohibited from any commercial, non-free resale, or redistribution without explicit written permission from CDSGI and CIESIN. Users should acknowledge CSDGI and CIESIN as the source used in the creation of any reports, publications, new data sets, derived products, or services resulting from the use of this data set. CSDGI and CIESIN also request reprints of any publications and notification of any redistributing efforts.
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Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

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
Distribution
Distribution Format: CSV
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: +1 845-365-8988
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: metadata at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: New York
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Publications/References
South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission - SOPAC, and United Nations Environmental Program - UNEP (2004-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Compendium of Environmental Sustainability Indicator Collections: 2004 Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI), NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:doi:10.7927/H45H7D60, https://doi.org/10.7927/H45H7D60
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