The Internet is so huge and its growth so explosive that it is growing faster than most of us can keep up. Environmental Management Tools on the Internet is your one-stop source when moving through and around the World Wide Web in search of the very best in environmental data-free of cost.
This manual does more than emphasize the tools you need to find valuable information. The manual shows a number of sites where no-cost data can be obtained off the Internet in categories such as water, land/soil, air, hazardous waste, release and risk, and general environment, just to name a few.
Environmental Management Tools on the Internet is a tool that will be useful on a day-to-day basis by scientists and environmentalists, engineers, consultants, educators, and students alike.
How to Use This Manual
What You Need to Connect to the Internet
Internet Service Providers
What You Can Find on the Internet
World Wide Web
File transfer Protocol
Environmental Information on the Internet for Free
Hazardous Waste Information
Release and Risk Information
General Environmental Information
Environmental Information on the Internet for a Fee
Dun & Bradstreet
EPA's Solid Waste Management BBS
"This book is like any good tool-it cannot be evaluated by simply looking or reading... It certainly is a powerful tool for those less experienced in either the Internet or with environmental information sources. I plan to keep it close by."
-Journal of Environmental Quality