Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Eco-Environmental Index; EI

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_584

EI is an indicator that reflects the status of the ecological environment in the assessed area, and it has a numerical range of 0–100. The formula is EI = 0.25 × biological abundance index + 0.2 × vegetation coverage index + 0.2 × water network density index + 0.2 × land degradation index + 0.15 × environmental quality index.

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