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Main Title Information Integration for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment: An Annotated Bibliography.
Author Rajagopal, R. ; Natarajan, U. ; Wacker, J. ;
CORP Author Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Dept. of Geography.;Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV.
Publisher c1992
Year Published 1992
Stock Number PB92-227461
Additional Subjects Environmental monitoring ; Environmental impact assessments ; Information transfer ; Bibliographies ; Data processing ; Listings ; Information retrieval ; Subject indexing ; Reviews ; Technology utilization ; Ecology ; Natural resources ; Design criteria ; Pollution regulations ; Environmental management ; Environmental policy ; Reprints ;
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NTIS  PB92-227461 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/01/1993
Collation 29p
Abstract
Annual federal and state investments in the collection, storage, and maintenance of resource and environmental data are enormous (estimated in the range of a few to tens of billions of dollars). Despite these investments, the use of information from these databases for societal endpoints has been limited. Further research to evaluate the utility of large environmental databases in the analysis of selected scientific and regulatory questions therefore would be timely. The primary purpose of the paper is to provide an annotated review of selected literature on the topic of information integration in the context of environmental monitoring and assessment. Based on a review of this literature, significant scholarly contributions to this field have been identified as falling into the following four issue areas: institutional, resource/ecological, design, and technological. The publications are grouped, indexed, associated with keywords and organized under these four major issue areas.