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European Environment Agency (EEA)


  1. Abdel El-shaarawi1,2,3

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vae050.pub2

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How to Cite

El-shaarawi, A. 2013. European Environment Agency (EEA) . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    McMaster University, ON, Canada

  3. 3

    The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


The decision to establish European Environment Agency (EEA) was made by the European Union in 1990 and it began its work in earnest in 1994. Its objective is to provide for decision-makers and the public sound and independent information on the environment. It has a total of 32 member countries and 7 cooperating countries.


  • environment;
  • information;
  • quality;
  • regulations;
  • policies