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Indicators and Monitoring

  Spain

The SNSDS explicitly state a set of 74 indicators for its monitoring. The set of indicator was developed in 2007, and follows the work of the Spanish Environmental Profile (PAE in Spanish), the indicators based report in the field of the environment in Spain.

The first edition was in 2004, and latest, to be published in Autumn 2014 (its 10th edition), will be an electronic version with an “App” developed for tablet and smart phone in iOS and android platforms. It describes 85 indicators organized in 17 environmental and sector areas: Air Quality and atmospheric emissions, Water, Land, Nature, Coasts and marine environment, Green Economy, Environmental Research, Development and Innovation, Waste, Agriculture, Energy, Industry, Fishing, Tourism, Transport, Households, Urban environment, Natural and technological disasters.

There will have a chapter dedicated to Autonomous Regions with 19 descriptive fact sheets of selected environmental data. It also includes references to the socioeconomic framework and other issues of interest, a synthesis of the main messages and a final annex with abbreviations and indicators. The report complains with the information requested of the Aarhus Convention, adopted in Spain by Law 27/2006, about the rights of access to the environmental information, public participation and access to justice in environment.

Link to the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment: http://www.magrama.gob.es/es/ministerio/

Links to the Spanish  environmental profile. Indicators based report: (Spanish /English)

http://www.magrama.gob.es/es/calidad-y-evaluacion-ambiental/publicaciones/perfil_ambiental_2012.aspx

Links to APP (only in Spanish):

Apple store:

https://itunes.apple.com/es/app/perfil-ambiental-de-espana/id720148791?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/es/app/perfil-ambiental-de-espana-HD/id725540935?mt=8

Google Play:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.tragsatec.mobile.PAE

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.tragsatec.mobile.paeHD

Since 2008, the MAGRAMA produces another separate detailed annual statistical yearbook that offers detailed regional and national statistics on various aspects of the environment. The Public Data Base on Environmental Indicators, which lists 68 key environment indicators selected in co-operation with the European Environment Information and Observation Network (EIONET), is also available from the MAGRAMA’s website

 

This Country Profile has been last updated on: Friday, 03 October 2014

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