Spanish System of Environmental Indicators


Systems of environmental indicators are tools of systematic and quantified analysis allows planners, managers and policy makers to measure the environmental impact of policies and plans in relation to: water, soil, atmosphere,forests, biodiversity, urban environment, coast and marine sectors. Are also, information and communication tools for citizens.

Between 1997 and 2004 TERRA worked on the design and calibration of the Spanish System of Environmental Indicators for the Ministry of Environment and assesses progress in the different subareas of the system.

This work led to the final product a series of publications of the Ministry of great importance.