Indicators 1-30 of 306 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
11
Land use patterns
 
Used by:
Willapa Alliance
Data source:
Tice and Forrest(1990),WA Conservation Needs Committee; Pacific County Regional Plan Council
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, farm, farm land, habitat, impervious surfaces, land, land use, open space, residential, roads, urbanization, wetlands
 
 
10
Agricultural land loss / total arable land
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of H-W, Environment Department
 
Keywords: agriculture, conservation, construction, development, environment, farm land, food, impervious surfaces, land, land use, property value, real estate, soil, urbanization
 
 
10
Rate of change of wilderness area
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, wilderness, wildlife
 
 
10
Number of acres of major terrestrial ecosystems
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
Biological Research Division, US Geological Survey, US Department of Interior
 
Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use
 
 
10
Acres of cropland that have been converted to developed land
 
Used by:
Interagency Working Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (IWGSDI)
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, development, environment, farm land, land use, sprawl
 
 
9
Acres of natural and restored wetlands
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, natural, open space, restoration, runoff, water quality, watershed, wetlands, zoning
 
 
9
Water use per capita
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Public Works Departments, Cities of Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater
 
City of Richmond
Greater Vancouver Water District
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Works and the Environment
 
Keywords: consumption, resource use, water
 
 
9
CO2 emissions from transportation
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
City of Toronto, Department of Public Works and the Environment
 
Keywords: CO2, air, air pollution, carbon dioxide, emissions, environment, pollution, transportation
 
 
9
Water level in aquifer wells
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: aquifer, environment, groundwater, resource consumption, resource use, resources, water, wells
 
 
9
Impervious surfaces
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
Seattle Engineering Department and City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, habitat, impervious surfaces, land use, roads, sprawl, urbanization
 
 
9
Residential water consumption
 
Comment: Does not include: unknown percentage of population relying on private wells; approximately 20% of county population served by other water systems. Does not reflect summer /winter consumption variation or increase due to increased population.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
Seattle Water Department
 
Keywords: residential, resource use, water
 
 
9
Commerical water consumption
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Works Department
 
Keywords: commercial, resource use, water
 
 
9
Number of biogeographical regions with adequate protected areas
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, protection
 
 
9
Gallons of water used daily per person
 
Used by:
City of Pasadena
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: consumption, resource use, resources, water
 
 
9
Total water consumption
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Finance Department, Utility Billing Section
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Department of Natural Resources; US Geological Survey
 
Keywords: resource use, water
 
 
9
Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare
 
Used by:
British Columbia - Commission on Resources and Environment
Data source:
Gustavson and Lonegan, 1994
 
Keywords: economy, finance, index, sustainability
 
 
9
Water consumption versus total annual precipitation
 
Used by:
City of Richmond
Data source:
Greater Vancouver Water District
 
Keywords: availability, natural resources, resource use, water
 
 
9
Percent of new residential lots within 1/4 mile of services
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
Office of Planning and Grants, County Surveyors' Office
 
Keywords: community, connectedness, development, environment, housing, land use, services, sprawl, transportation, zoning
 
 
9
Floor area per person in housing
 
Used by:
United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development
Data source:
proposed
 
Keywords: condition, housing
 
 
9
CO2 emissions by source
 
Used by:
Portland Multnomah Progress Board
Data source:
City of Portland Energy Office
 
Keywords: CO2, air, air pollution, carbon dioxide, emissions, environment, pollution
 
 
8
Soil erosion per acre of cropland
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service
 
Sustainable Seattle
King County Division of Metropolitan Services
 
Keywords: agriculture, cropland, environment, erosion, farm, farm land, soil, soil conservation, topsoil, vegetation
 
 
8
Solid waste generation
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Fife Regional Council
Scottish Abstracts of Statistics, District Councils (Environmental Health Departments)
 
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Unspecified
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Pollution Control Agency; Office of Waste Management
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Pierce County
Pierce County Public Works and Utilities; WA Office of Financial Management; Puget Sound Regional Council
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Thurston County Public Works Department
 
Sustainable Seattle
King County SW Division, Seattle SW Utility
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Works Department
 
Willapa Alliance
WA Department of Ecology
 
Keywords: consumption, landfill, resource use, solid waste, waste, yard waste
 
 
8
Average annual residential electricity consumption
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Hydro Commissions in Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Ancaster and Flamborough
 
Keywords: consumption, electricity, energy, resource consumption, resource use
 
 
8
Total energy consumption
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Energy
 
Fife Regional Council
Scottish Environmental Statistics, 1993
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Department of Public Services; MN Planning, Office of the State Demographics
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Works and the Environment
 
Keywords: energy, resource consumption, resource use
 
 
8
Percent of significant natural areas protected
 
Comment: This assumes that the stewardship agreement will be honored.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Hamilton Harbour Watershed Stewardship Project, 95-95 Report
 
Keywords: biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, open space, protection, wetlands
 
 
8
Sales of locally produced food at farmers market
 
Comment: May not capture all of the sales of locally produced food. Does not include information on amount of sales of non-locally produced food as comparison.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Olympia Farmers Market
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, farm, food, local capital, local production, resource use, sales
 
 
8
Percent of harvested forest successfully restocked
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: economy, ecosystem, environment, forest, habitat, natural resources, renewable, resource consumption, resource use, resources, trees
 
 
8
Fish species with consumption restricted
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Ontario Ministry of the Environment 'Guide to Eating Ontario Sport Fish'
 
Keywords: consumption, environment, fish, food, population, protection, resource consumption, species
 
 
8
Commercial salmon catch in watershed
 
Used by:
Willapa Alliance
Data source:
WA Department of Fish and Wildlife
 
Keywords: commercial, economy, environment, fish, resources, salmon, water, watershed
 
 
8
Space used at landfill sites annually
 
Comment: Not a per capita measurement.
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Environment Department, Waste Management Division
 
Keywords: consumption, landfill, resource use, solid waste, waste