Environmental Indicators and Indicator-Based Assessment Reports

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Environmental Indicators and Indicators-based Assessment Reports

Published: August 2007

Environmental Indicators and Indicator-Based Assessment Reports

Available in English and Russian.

(ECE/CEP/140, 102 pp.)

Environmental indicators are a key tool for environmental assessment, reporting and policymaking. They can show key trends and help describe causes and effects of environmental conditions. They can also help in setting priorities and evaluating environmental policy implementation and in assessing compliance with international commitments.

The present publication contains Guidelines for the Application of Environmental Indicators and for the Preparation of Indicators-based Environment Assessment Reports.

It is aimed at official and experts working for environmental authorities and statistical agencies in countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia and other countries, environmental citizens' organizations and researchers.