Environmental Benefits Mapping and Analysis Program - Community Edition (BenMAP-CE)
BenMAP Community Edition
- Proven software that estimates the health impacts and economic value of changes in air quality.
- Powerful enough to perform a full-scale benefits assessment, but easy enough for beginners to use.
- Open-source to encourage community ownership.
BenMAP-CE is an open-source computer program that calculates the number and economic value of air pollution-related deaths and illnesses. The software incorporates a database that includes many of the concentration-response relationships, population files, and health and economic data needed to quantify these impacts.
BenMAP-CE enables users to load their own data or use pre-loaded datasets for the U.S. and China, including
- Air quality data
- Demographic data
- Economic values
- Concentration-response relationships