Tag: Indicators

How the EVI Works

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The EVI is based on 50 indicators for estimating the vulnerability of the environment of a country to future shocks. These indicators are combined by simple averaging and reported simultaneously as a single index, a range of policy-relevant thematic sub-indices and as a profile showing the results for each indicator. Simple averages across indicators were…


The EVI Indicators

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Defining Indicators Environmental vulnerability has been characterised by three components or sub-indices. These sub-indices focus on ecosystem integrity and how it is threatened by anthropogenic and natural hazards. To be able to capture the complexity of these aspects of environmental vulnerability requires the development of a variety of indicators that target different spatial and temporal…


1 High Winds

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2 Dry Periods

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4 Hot Periods

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7 Volcanoes

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12 Country Dispersion

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20 Endemics

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