Environmental indicators for the urban environment : a literature review

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Title: Environmental indicators for the urban environment : a literature review
Authors: Pender, Anne
Dunne, Louise
Convery, Frank J.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/821
Date: 2000
Abstract: A vast body of literature exists on the genesis and evolution of environmental indicators of all varieties. This document attempts to track the somewhat complicated progress of urban environmental indicators, where they are in usage and to what avail. It also emphasises the search to narrow down the range of 'ideal' indicators. The literature suggests that as experience and practice with indicators grows both in Ireland and world-wide the key set of urban environmental indicators can help policy makers and the public track sustainability issues more effectively. Indicators thus have a valuable role to play in the future of sustainable planning for urban areas.
Funding Details: European Regional Development Fund through the Operational Programme for Environmental Services 1994-1999
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy
Copyright (published version): Copyright Authors (2000)
Subject LCSH: Urban ecology (Biology)--Research
Environmental indicators--Research
Environmental literature--Reviews
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy Working Papers & Policy Briefs

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