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2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_2005_2005.00


Summary
Abstract: The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 146 countries. The index provides a composite profile of national environmental stewardship based on a compilation of 21 indicators derived from 76 underlying datasets. The 2005 version of the ESI represents a significant update and improvement on earlier versions; ... View entire text

Purpose: To create a comparative index of national-level environmental sustainability and to provide a mechanism for making environmental management more quantitative, empirically grounded and systematic.
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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: 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
Dataset Title: 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI)
Dataset Release Date: 2005-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 2005.00
Dataset DOI: 10.7927/H40V89R6
Online Resource: https://doi.org/10.7927/H40V89R6
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
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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.
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Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://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
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
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Publications/References
World Economic Forum - WEF - Global Leaders for Tomorrow Environment Task Force, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy - YCELP - Yale University, and Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University (2000-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), 2000 Pilot Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI), NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:10.7927/H4NK3BZJ, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4NK3BZJ
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16




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