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Evaluation of environmental indicators for transport with ELECTRE III

Borken, Jens (2005) Evaluation of environmental indicators for transport with ELECTRE III. MCDA62 2005, 2005-09-22 - 2005-09-23, Borlänge (SE).

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Abstract

This paper briefly explores to what extent the ordinal multi-criteria decision aid method ELECTRE III can help to assess the transport’s environmental performance (Borken 2005). For illustration and as test case we use the indicator set TERM of the European Environment Agency (EEA 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004). Its key indicators are identified, their reliability is assessed, and the overall environmental performance of Europe’s road transport, as measured by these indicators, is evaluated. We apply ELECTRE III for both an ex-post evaluation of the past environmental performance of road transport in Europe as well as to assess its expected development. We propose to consider this approach for a first ranking of – here – environmental issues or planning alternatives, e.g. in the context of Strategic Environmental Assessments, to identify issues and options that merit detailed investigations.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Evaluation of environmental indicators for transport with ELECTRE III
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Borken, JensUNSPECIFIED
Date:22 September 2005
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Accepted
Keywords:Multi criteria assessment, transport, environment
Event Title:MCDA62 2005
Event Location:Borlänge (SE)
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2005-09-22 - 2005-09-23
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VR - Verkehrsforschung
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research
Deposited By: Dr.rer.nat. Jens Borken
Deposited On:04 Jan 2006
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 20:09

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