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Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2010 ReleaseEntry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_NRMI_2010
Abstract: The Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2010 Release is a composite index for 157 countries derived from the average of four proximity-to-target indicators for eco-region protection (weighted average percentage of biomes under protected status), access to improved sanitation, access to improved water and child mortality. The 2010 release of the NRMI includes time series NRMIs for 2006, 2007, ... 2008, 2009 and 2010. Note that the NRMIs for 2006-2008 provided in this release are not directly comparable to those found in the 2006-2008 releases of the NRMI owing to changes in data and methods. The dataset is produced and distributed by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in collaboration with the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP), Yale University.
The data in Microsoft Excel (XLS) format are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Purpose: To assist in the country selection process for the Millennium Challenge Account by providing indicators of natural resource management that complements the governance, social, and economic indicators.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University
Dataset Title: Natural Resource Management Index (NRMI), 2010 Release
Dataset Release Date: 2010
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Data Presentation Form: tabularOnline Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/nrmi-natural-resource-man...
Start Date: 2004-01-01Stop Date: 2010-12-31
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Open public unless otherwise noted.
DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in the data.
While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the database, we
cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets. Also please refer to Use
Use Constraints 1. Not to use data contained in OBIS-SEAMAP in any publication, product, or
commercial application without prior written consent of the original data
provider. 2. To cite both the data provider and OBIS-SEAMAP appropriately after
approval of use is obtained. 3. Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in
the data. While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the
database, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Format: Shapefile
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: efujioka at duke.edu
LSRC A321 Box 90328
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (360) 902-1718
Email: philip.bloch at wadnr.gov
Washington State Department of Natural Resources P.O. Box 47001
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98504-7001
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-04-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-01-13