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Improved method to calculate a water poverty index at local scale

Autor
Gine, R.; Pérez-Foguet, A.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Journal of environmental engineering (ASCE)
Data de publicació
2010-11
Volum
136
Número
11
Pàgina inicial
1287
Pàgina final
1298
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000255 Obrir en finestra nova
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/10221 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
The Water Poverty Index (WPI) was created as an interdisciplinary indicator to assess water stress and scarcity, linking physical estimates of water availability with the socioeconomic drivers of poverty. This index has found great relevance in policy making as an effective water management tool, particularly in resources allocation and prioritization processes. Two conceptual weaknesses exist in the current index: (1) inadequate technique to combine available data and (2) poor statistical prope...
Citació
Giné, R.; Pérez, A. Improved method to calculate a water poverty index at local scale. "Journal of environmental engineering (ASCE)", Novembre 2010, vol. 136, núm. 11, p. 1287-1298.
Grup de recerca
EScGD - Engineering Sciences and Global Development

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