environmental information system News

  • Australian Draft National Standard for the Environmental Risk Management of Industrial Chemicals Addresses Nanomaterials

    On November 24, 2016, the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy began a public consultation on the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Making information systems useful for environmental management

    Computer-based information systems (IS) are tools for recording, storing, processing and disseminating information which have the potential to inform environmental management and policy. A recent study identifies factors that influence their use and usefulness. IS within the environmental field include integrated assessment models, geographic information systems and decision support systems. This ...

  • NYSDEC announces the implementation of an Environmental Information Management System (EIMS)

    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has implemented an Environmental Information Management System (EIMS) to facilitate the submission of environmental data in an electronic form and to create a centralized database that includes GIS information. The EIMS uses the database software application EQuISTM from EarthSoft Inc. These products were selected in accordance with NYS ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EC proposes to modernize shared European environmental information system

    Timely, reliable and relevant information on the state of environment is essential for sound policies. This includes information on how the climate is changing, whether European waters are improving and how nature is reacting to pollution and changing land use. Such information should be made available to all and be easily understood. To this end the Commission proposes to improve, modernise and ...

  • Global Geographical Information System Market

    Global GIS market in the Utility sector to grow at a CAGR of 10.4 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to manage utility network operations. The Global GIS market in the Utility sector has also been witnessing the introduction of 3D virtual reality navigation in GIS. However, the need to meet government regulations could pose a ...


  • Environmental Information For Passengers As Ferry Operators Go Green

    The new Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox is a generic, robust environmental monitoring system for ships of opportunity such as ferries, cargo vessels, cruise liners as well as inland waterway vessels. Already proven internationally it provides real-time information for operators, passengers and managers on the environmental state of the surface waters through which the vessel passes. The AquaLine ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Sharing environmental information across Europe to improve policies

    Public authorities across Europe collect a vast range of environmental data but different practices of classification and reporting make it difficult to access them and use them for cross-border analyses. The shared environmental information system (SEIS) aims to fulfill this gap by interconnecting existing databases, promoting the use of standards and making data accessible to all. The European ...

  • Influencing environmental behaviour through nudging and information

    One of the greatest challenges facing environmental policymakers is encouraging people to behave more sustainably. A recent study explores how ‘nudging’ people to make environmentally friendly choices, together with providing information, can be a successful combination for achieving behavioural change. Policymakers have a number of options available to them to encourage sustainable ...

  • Geographical Information System Market in Japan 2011-2015

    Geographical Information System market in Japan to grow at a CAGR of 6.8 percent over the period 2010-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from the Government sector. The Geographical Information System market has also been witnessing the increasing demand for cloud-based GIS solutions. However, availability of open-source GIS software could ...


  • Global Geographical Information System Market in Transportation Industry

    Global GIS market in the the Transportation industry to grow at a CAGR of 12.5 percent over the period. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to optimize transportation management. The Global GIS market in the Transportation industry has also been witnessing the introduction of 3D virtual navigation in GIS. However, the increasing number of government regulations ...


  • ReportsnReports - Energy Management Information Systems: Global Markets

    Energy Management Information Systems: Global Markets  THIS REPORT CONTAINS An overview of energy management information systems and service providers, along with EMIS solutions broken down by economic, industrial, governmental, and residential ...


  • Water quality information in Hawaii

    New information about water quality is now available to people living, working, and playing near Hawaii. U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) partners located within the Pacific Islands region recently installed new nutrient sensors on two water quality buoys located at Kilo Nalu and near the Ala Wai outflow. These new sensors will provide early warning of storm runoff or other poor ...

  • Umberto in Thailand - Executive Seminar on Management Information Systems

    Fraunhofer IFF instute from Magedeburg will be presenting Umberto as one of the software tools for enterprise performance monitoring in Thailand. The TEAMS-SME executive information seminars will be held in 5 locations in Thailand. For further information please contact Ms. Panrat Phechpakdee, Manager of the Industrial Environmental Institute of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) at ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • A Mine of (Noise) Information

    Managing environmental impact, whilst growing operations and keeping down costs, is one of the mining industry's key concerns. As public perception of exceeded noise levels can lead to complaints,  Bruel & Kjaer has created its Noise Sentinel Mining system, which enables mine operators to meet the challenge of expanding their projects, but keep within acceptable noise limits - often ...

  • Global Geographical Information System Spending in Sales and Marketing

    Global GIS Spending in Sales and Marketing to grow at a CAGR of 19.4 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to understand customer demographics and buying patterns. Global GIS Spending in Sales and Marketing has also been witnessing increasing demand of customized GIS. However, the high initial investment could pose a challenge to ...


  • Managing Nuclear Information in the Cloud

    The burden of data management for the nuclear power industry is second only to that of managing nuclear material itself. For utilities operating nuclear power plants, deploying a centralized environmental management system to the “Cloud,” and housing all of their data in it, is offering unprecedented opportunities for better monitoring, aggregating and reporting of data. Aggregating ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Environmental information network extends across Europe, Central Asia and Russian Federation

    Government ministers and delegates from 53 countries agreed to extend the European network for sharing environmental information across the pan-European region. The commitment was made at the seventh Ministerial Environment for Europe summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, which concluded today. Ministers agreed to extend the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) as part of the ministerial ...

  • Request for Information for Marine and Hydrokinetic Environmental Monitoring Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities

    The Energy Department’s Water Power Program is seeking feedback from the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the program’s activities and priorities in MHK environmental monitoring and field testing opportunities. The Water Power Program is committed to supporting technological innovations that ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Environmental Information Association's (EIA) 28th Anniversary Conference & Exposition Coming Soon

    The Environmental Information Association will hold its 28th Anniversary Conference & Exposition, March 27th – 30th, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Savannah, GA. The annual EIA Conference is the authoritative source of technical information for environmental, health and safety professionals. Conference session topics include indoor air quality (IAQ), environmental ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • IHS pays USD 43.5m for two environmental information companies

    IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced it is acquiring two leading environmental information companies, Dolphin Software, Inc., and Environmental Software Providers (ESP), for a combined purchase price of $43.5 million. The acquisitions are aligned with the IHS strategy of being the source for insight and information in the areas of ...


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