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Edited By: Arno Scharl
298 pages, 68 illus
The Internet and wireless communication networks are transforming the way society handles the explosive growth & the dwindling half-life of environmentally relevant information. How can we leverage new technologies to advocate sustainability & the protection of natural ecosystems? This book presents an interdisciplinary investigation of this question, combining theoretical foundations of environmental online communication with pioneering conceptual work & case studies of successful information systems. Environmental Online Communication addresses the transition to a knowledge-based economy, sheds light on hidden assumptions & misconceptions about environmental issues, & suggests priorities for research and policy development. This volume analyses communicative strategies and processes from four interrelated perspectives: - Raising Environmental Awareness - Environmental Science - Corporate Sustainability - Networks & Virtual Communities.
From the Contents. Environmental Information Systems and the Concept of Environmental Informatics; EnviWeb and Environmental Web Services: Case Study of an Environmental Web Portal; Usability Evaluation of an Environmental Web Site and Its Support of the Organizations Mission and Goals; EFS Global Media Network: Exploring the Boundaries of Sustainable Education; Biodiversity and the Internet: Building and Using the Virtual World Museum; Climateprediction.net: A Global Community for Research in Climate Physics; Sharing Environmental Maps on the Web: The Austrian EnviroMap System; Environmental Investment Sites: Sector Analysis and Development of GreenMoney.at; How to Provide Customized Environmental Reports Properly; Environmental Information Practices in the Chemical Industry; Communication Processes in Virtual Communities on Sustainable Development; Online Tools for a Sustainable Collaborative Economy; CBNRM Net: From Managing Natural Resources to Managing Ecosystems, Knowledge, and People.
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