WIT Press


The Power Of EQuIS In Environmental Management And Decision Analysis: Case Studies In Colorado

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ENV000331

Volume

41

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

1,263 kb

Author(s)

A. Putnam, S. Weaver, C. Thompson & M. Beard

Abstract

Selecting an optimal remediation strategy for environmental sites is never a straightforward, easy process. Successful management and decision analysis requires not only the availability of spatial, chemical, and geologic data, but also an integrated environmental quality information system which allows a project manager to utilize and analyze the data. EarthSoft's Environmental Quality Information System (EQuIS®) has been implemented by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) to aid in achieving these data management and analysis objectives. EQuIS tightly integrates data management with industry-standard visualization and analysis tools resulting in an environmental management system that allows the user to easily investigate "What If...

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