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Environmental Informatics: Methodology and Applications of Environmental Information Processing

Series: Eurocourses: Computer and Information Science

Edited By: NM Avouris and B Page

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #45154 | ISBN: 0792334450
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About this book

Based on lectures given during a Eurocourse on Environmental Informatics Applications held in Athens in 1993. Environmental informatics is a field of information processing for environmental protection, research and engineering. This book presents a wide range of topics currently being pursued in the area, including basic methodological issues and typical applications.


Contents

1.Methodology, N.M. Avouris, B. Page. 2. Environmental Informatics as a New Discipline of Applied Computer Science; L.M. Hilty, B. Page, F.J. Radermacher, W.-F. Riekert. 3. Environmental Monitoring: Models, Methods and Systems; O. Gunther, F.J. Radermacher, W.-F. Riekert. 4. Database Technologies for Environmental Data Management; B. Page. 5. Spatial Data Processing in Environmental Information Systems; R. Bill. 6. Visualization of Environmental Data; R. Denzer, H.F. Mayer, W. Haas. 7. Environmental Applications of Expert System Technology; K.H. Simon, A. Jaeschke, A. Manche. 8. Co-operating Expert Systems for Environmental Applications; N.M. Avouris. 9. Neural Nets in Environmental Applications; H.B. Keller. 10. A Knowledge-Based Simulation Kernel System for the Design of Environmental Modelling Tools; A. Haslein, B. Page. 11. Networking Protocols and Tools for the Environmental Science Community; M. Van Liedekerke, A. Jones. Part B: Applications. 12. The Contribution of Remote Sensing to the Observation, Monitoring and Protection of the Environment; D. Rokos. 13. Decision-Making Process and Acquisition of Environmental Information; D.N. Askimakopoulos. 14. An Adaptable Architecture for River Quality Monitoring; H.N. Pham, T. Wittig. 15. Environmental Monitoring and Simulation; J.G. Bartzis. 16. Numerical Modeling of Chemical and Meteorological Processes in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer; G. Svensson. 17. Statistical Methods for Dispersion Model Evaluations. Application to Atmes; G. Graziani. 18. Object-Oriented Ecological Modelling: the Case of Lake Eutrophication; R. Codega, M. Franzi, G. Guariso, A. Rizzoli. 19. Meta Information System for Environmental Chemicals; K. Voigt, R. Bruggemann. 20. Design of an Environmental Information System: the Greek Case; P. Georgiadis, M. Spiliopoulou. 21. An Intelligent Distributed System for Environmental Management; B. Malheiro, E. Oliveira. 22. Information Systems for Industrial Environmental Management; L.M. Hilty. 23. The Evaluation of Source Terms in the Environmental Risk Analysis of Offshore Oil Rigs; A. Lancia, M. Morris. 24. On the Incorporation of Safety and Environmental Considerations in the Computer-Aided Design of Novel Process Synthesis; D.A. Sarigiannis. 25. CRAMD - a Database for Validation of Models Used in Chemical Risk Assessment; R. Kakko, H. Lansipuro, A. Lancia, I.C. Ziomas, P.M. Foster.

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