WIT Press


Evaluation Of PM In Flanders

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EHR030061

Volume

7

Pages

8

Published

2003

Size

1,220.87 kb

Author(s)

M. Bossuyt. C Matheeussen & R. Torfi

Abstract

'l'he yearly reports on the environment and nature in Flanders (MIRA) ensure the scientific foundarions for environmental policy plans. MIR4 uses indicators to describe and analyse the environment. Indicators summarise the available knowlcdgc anti n~akc i t as accessible. as can be to the policy and to the public at large. In putting the indicators in a context of guide values and!or objectives they can help check the policy that is implemented. E ~ w y year about twenty-three themes are discussed following the different links of the DPSIR-chain. This is the causal framework for describing the interactions hetween society and the environment adopted by the European Environment Agency: Driving forces. Pressures, States, Impacts, and Responses. Every link of the DPSIR-chain is described with rcfcrcnce to one or more indicators. Consequently. thcrc arc indicators that rccord the consequences for and impact on mankind. nature and the economy. One of the treated themes is dispersion of particulate mat

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