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Threshold

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By Admin / Updated: 12 Nov 2015

Definition – In the context of SUMP, a thresholdinfo-icon is the maximum or minimum value of an indicatorinfo-icon which should not be exceeded. For example, where a public authorityinfo-icon defines an air quality indicator and a targetinfo-icon for the reduction of air pollution, it may also set a threshold for the maximum level of air pollutants that are acceptable.

Relevance to SUMP – Setting thresholds is relevant to the process of SUMP monitoringinfo-icon and evaluationinfo-icon and allows authorities to set maximum or minimum acceptable levels in relation to specific indicators. 

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