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GLOBAL POLLUTION INDEX – A TOOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF FORMER MINING AREAS

AUTHOR/S: A. FLOREA
Sunday 1 August 2010 by Libadmin2010

10th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference - SGEM2010, www.sgem.org, SGEM2010 Conference Proceedings/ ISBN 10: 954-91818-1-2, June 20-26, 2010, Vol. 1, 453-460 pp

ABSTRACT

The paper deals with the concept of Global Pollution Index – GPI – and the algorithm
developed in order to compute the GPI so this become a versatile tool for assessing the
environmental evolution during the reclamation process of a damaged area. GPI is also
a proper comparing tool between the environmental qualities from various areas. An
apply example of GPI conclude the paper.

Keywords: Global Pollution Index - GPI, environmental management, environmental quality assessment, reclamation of former mining areas