BASICS is a compilation of statistics dealing with the Baltic Sea region. Most of the statistics are on a national level, related to most of the countries fully or partly within the Baltic Sea drainage basin; Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine. The thematical focus is on variables connected to sustainable development, natural resources and environment, grouped into a limited number of 'sectors'. BASICS is a joint activity between the Baltic University Programme, Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Institute of Geography, Tartu University and UNEP/GRID-Arendal. Our aim with BASICS is to offer the best compilation ever made of 'sustainable development' statistics for the Baltic Sea region, and thereby serve the needs of - inter alia -
We acknowledge that the current version (1.0) of BASICS does not give
the complete, statistical sustainable development picture. Many key sectors
and variables are missing. In order to fill the gaps, more resources are
Those 'behind' the current version of BASICS are -
In addition, many collaborating partners have contributed statistical data and knowledge. Their contributions are greatly appreciated!
Page last edited: 12 Jun, 1997
Editor: Sindre Langaas, GRID-Arendal