Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
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Environmental Quality

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_631

The environmental quality is the overall level of the human environment or the pros and cons of certain environmental factors, that is, the quality of the environment. It specifically refers to a quantitative assessment of the nature, advantages and disadvantages of the environment as a whole or based on the requirements of a specific scope of the environment to reflect the appropriate degree of environmental fundamentals for population health and socio-economic development. It includes the quality of the natural environment and the quality of the social environment.

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