Ympäristöindikaattori Miljöindikator A parameter or a value derived from parameters that describe the state of the environment and its impact on human beings, ecosystems and materials, the pressures on the environment, the driving forces and the responses steering that system. An indicator has gone through a selection and/or aggregation process to enable it to steer action.
a measure that presents scientifically based information on the status of, and trends in, environmentally related parameters
an element of an ecosystem that suggests the health of the rest of the system
a species or group of species that responds predictably and sensitively, in ways that are readily observed and quantified, to an environmental disturbance