National Footprint Accounts, 2006 Edition

The National Footprint Accounts provide the data that form the basis for all Ecological Footprint analyses.With over 4,000 data points and 10,000 calculations per country per year, national Footprint accounts document the natural resources (e.g., cropland, pasture, forests and fisheries) available within the country as well as the country’s demand on these resources.

The spreadsheets used to calculate the national Ecological Footprint and biocapacity of more than 150 nations from 1961-2003 are availabe for license from Global Footprint Network.

  • Academic Edition: This free license is available to anyone interested in learning more about Ecological Footprint calculations and data sets. The Academic Edition includes complete, fully functioning calculation spreadsheets for the world and for one representative nation (Hungary). Data may not be used for commercial or paid projects under this license.
     
    Please click here to request a free Academic Edition.
     
    Three features available in other Editions are NOT INCLUDED in this free Edition. These are the Footprint Intensity Tables, a basic Consumption Land-Use Matrix, and a detailed trade analysis section.
     
  • Project Edition: Project Editions are available for anyone interested in completing paid or commercial projects that use the detailed data sets generated from the National Footprint Accounts. This Edition includes a Footprint Intensity Table that provides the data necessary for translating resource consumption into Ecological Footprint area. This and other data in the accounts allow users to complete robust, comparable, and standards-compliant Ecological Footprint analyses.
     
    For information on licensing fees, please see the National Footprint Accounts pricing document. Partners of Global Footprint Network receive a special free Partner Project Edition, which includes additional technical support and time-series data.
     
    Please contact us at data@footprintnetwork.org if you are interested in ordering a Project Edition license.
     
  • Research Edition: Research Editions are available for academics, government agencies, or consultancies that would like to conduct research into the National Footprint Accounts of a specific country. The research license allows users to modify the data sources and methods in the National Footprint Accounts and publish their results.
     
    For information on licensing fees, please see the National Footprint Accounts pricing document.
     
    Please contact us at data@footprintnetwork.org if you are interested in ordering a Research Edition license.
     
  • Tools Edition: Tools Editions are designed for Footprint practitioners who will integrate data from the National Footprint Accounts into commercial tools that they will distribute or sub-license to other users.
     
    Please contact us at data@footprintnetwork.org if you are interested in ordering a Tools Edition license.

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Last Updated: 11/02/2006


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