Indicators 1-16 of 16 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
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
 
 
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
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
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
 
 
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
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
Forest land acres
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
Forest Inventory and Analysis Survey; MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, forest, habitat, land use, natural resources, open space, resources, trees
 
 
7
Song bird diversity or population
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
US Fish and Wildlife Service, MN Ornithological Union, MN Department of Natural Resources
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Black Hills Audubon Society
 
Keywords: biodiversity, bird, diversity, ecosystem, environment, habitat, open space, population, trees
 
 
7
Number of species at risk
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection; COSEWIC
 
Minnesota Planning
MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: biodiversity, diversity, ecosystem, environment, extinction, species
 
 
7
Output to sink / capacity of sink to absorb or assimilate
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, global, sink
 
 
7
Land parcels greater than 80 acres, and greater than 160 acres
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
Missoula County Surveyors' Office
 
Keywords: biodiversity, development, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, zoning
 
 
6
Size and distribution of significant wetlands
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection; Ducks Unlimited Canada
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, sink, wetlands
 
 
6
Index of watershed naturalness
 
Used by:
British Columbia - Commission on Resources and Environment
Data source:
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Hydrology Branch
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, natural, open space, urbanization, water, watershed
 
 
6
Bernie Fowler's Sneaker Index - water clarity
 
Comment: Chest depth for Bernie Fowler is about 1.5 or 1.6 meters. The index measures plankton blooms and suspended sediment.
 
Used by:
United States EPA Region 3 - Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Data source:
Senator C. Bernard Fowler and US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, habitat, pollution, surface water, water, water quality