environmental data management introduction Articles

  • Demonstrating advanced environmental management

    Everyone has high expectations when it comes to maintaining the environment. But for Castle Cement, just meeting those expectations wasn't enough. Managing stakeholder expectations is a major challenge for those implementing environmental management systems (EMS). Increased demands for transparency are driving process-based management systems and the rise in public reporting of environmental ...


  • Environmental Supply Chain Management

    The significant impact that members of the supply chain have on organisations’ environmental performance, either through their actions or the products they supply, is increasingly becoming recognised throughout business. Examples of organisations which have faced legal action, financial loss, and damage to corporate image as a result of their supply chain partners' activities are numerous, and as ...


    By WYG

  • Managing Environmental Information in the 21st Century: the Environmental Knowledge Management System

    Introduction In this knowledge-driven world of the 21st century, companies are seeking to implement technology solutions for environmental information needs that seem to be continually changing and expanding. This article will identify key needs and outline possible technology solutions, focusing on the information and tools needed by the environmental professional, an important knowledge worker ...


  • Introduction to Decentralized Packaged Wastewater Treatment (PWWT) Systems - PDH Article

    Learning Objectives After reading this article, you should understand: Functions and processes of a decentralized PWWT system; Design considerations of a PWWT system. Overview "Clean water will be the oil of the 21st Century." The accuracy and magnitude of this statement is resonating worldwide. ...

  • Integration of Subsurface Data Management and GIS to Facilitate Model Calibration

    Abstract The development of numerical codes, as well as pre- and post-processors to support these codes, has made the discipline of groundwater modelling increasingly more automated and efficient. The value of such modelling is reliant on the site-specific data used to build and calibrate the models. The integration of EarthSoft's EQuISÒ Geology and any of several popular modelling environments ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EDGE Data Management Workflow and the Caltex NGP - Case Study

    Introduction Caltex National Gauging Program: bi-annual groundwater gauging at 701 Caltex properties across Australia for 3 years Driven by State regulatory compliance and contamination risk management Extremely large quantity of data required an innovative approach to data collection, standardisation and reporting Caltex operating EQuISfor management ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Ecowise Environmental

    Ecowise Environmental is an environmental consultancy company that specialises in Field hydrology, as practitioners and trainers, Engineering Hydrology and Laboratory analytical and interpretive work. Ecowise has a staff of approximately 60 people and is wholly Australian owned as a subsidiary business of ACTEW Corporation. Ecowise has broad experience across Australia as well as in Papua New ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Automating Environmental, Health and Safety Management in the Semiconductor and other High Technology Industries

    SUMMARY The benefits of an EMIS in a semiconductor or other high-tech company are numerous and can be significant. Culturally, automation of EH&S processes are very successful in this industry due to the highly educated and technologically savvy work force. However, to ensure that the right system is being implemented, it is important to clearly define your company’s needs, only implement what ...


    By E2 ManageTech

  • Best Practices for Chemical Management

    Introduction The costs of managing chemicals are far more than just the product price, but the life-cycle management of chemicals can be optimized to cut these peripheral costs. By adopting best practices, the chemical management process is more integrated into the business process, becoming a strategic advantage to the organization, raising efficiency on a number of fronts, decreasing legal ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • Input/Output Analysis - Shortcuts to Life Cycle Data?

    Introduction The report contains the papers presented to a workshop held in Copenhagen on the 29th of September 2000, as well as a résumé of the subsequent discussions, and a few additional papers on the topic. Background Can Input-Output Analysis (IOA) data and methodologies be used to improve the performance of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)? And if so, are ...


    By 2.-0 LCA consultants

  • Sustainable Development of Environmental and Non-Environmental Resources Using GIS for VISION 2050

    1. INTRODUCTION The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) initiated the development of districts based on environmental information system and action plans as part of the A.P. Vision 2020 exercise. The principal objective of the proposed GIS project is to provide support to the APPCB and the stake holders of A.P. Government in designing a strategy and implementation mechanism to ...


  • Assessment of Environmental ‘Hot Spots’ in Iraq

    Untitled Document Executive summary Introduction In July 2004, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was awarded a ...


  • An enquiry into the existence of environmental Kuznets curve and issue of convergence related to CO
    2
    emission - a panel data analysis

    A world–wide concern has recently emerged about the rapid depletion of natural resources and degradation of environmental conditions caused by the actions of both developed and developing groups of countries. Analysis of panel data covering the period 1990–2008, shows that developed countries are facing an N–shaped curve regarding the relation between income and CO2 emission ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Application of Network Modeling in Drought Management: Reflections on the AWWA Drought Management Handbook

    Introduction Water and life are synonymous. Communities expect to be protected from floods, to have a reliable and safe water supply, to be able to swim and fish in rivers and lakes. Stakeholders who share water ultimately compete for that water, with conflicts becoming more critical during periods of prolonged drought, when there is not enough water to go around and rationing is enforced. ...


    By Innovyze

  • Current Trends in Environmental Noise Monitoring in Europe

    Introduction This paper briefly describes the state of the art of environmental noise monitoring development in Europe, including the needs, standards, legislation, data, technology, techniques and tools. This paper will concentrate on the following areas: • How Imagine and the development of ISO 20906 and ISO 1996 affect noise monitoring systems • The need and role of professional ...

  • Fugitive Emissions - Consent Decree Compliance Management; It is Possible!

    Untitled Document INTRODUCTION Fugitive emissions from process equipment such as valves, connectors, pumps, etc. can account for 30 to 60% of a petroleum ...


    By InspectionLogic Corporation

  • Asset Management Implementation Using Teams Software

    ABSTRACTEarly in 2005, the City of Fergus Falls, MN made the decision to implement an “Advanced Asset Management Program.” The objective of the first phase of the program was stated as: “Operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System assets in a sustainable and cost-effective manner (least cost) while providing the required level of services for both present ...

  • Science and Environmental Law Collaboration Across the Double Helix

    Keywords: Science and environmental law scholarship, interdisciplinary collaboration, history of science and environmental law, science and judges, law and science, risk and precaution, science and policymaking, reflexive learning and interdisciplinary working Abstract: Science engages both substantially and methodologically with environmental law more than with any ...


  • Case study - Managing complex energy systems

    Introduction: Campus on a Renewable Mission The Chewonki Foundation owns and runs a school campus in Wiscasset, Maine that supports a high school program, a boys and girls summer camp, and an organic farm. Chewonki is an alternative school with a focus on environmental education and natural history. ch-classroom.jpgAs such, one of the Foundation’s goals is to teach its students ...


    By Powerhouse Dynamics

  • Asset management for actuated valves in the 21st Century

    The key benefit of effective asset management for the actuated valve end user is an economic one. The implementation of preventative maintenance as the main activity in the asset management programme quickly translates into cost savings for the plant operator. This and many other benefits are facilitated and enhanced by the increased functionality inherent in modern intelligent electric valve ...


    By Rotork

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