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Environmental Management Tools on the Internet

Accessing the World of Environmental Information, 1st Edition

By Michael Katz, Dorothy Thornton

CRC Press

184 pages

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Description

This book provides general information about what is on the Internet and how to access it. It shows how o get environmental information off of the Internet. The book covers the database services that are available on the Internet that charge fees.

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"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

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Manual

What You Need to Connect to the Internet

Computers

Modems

Internet Service Providers

Programs

What You Can Find on the Internet

World Wide Web

Electronic Mail

Telnet

Archie 30

File transfer Protocol

Gopher 35

Newsgroups (Usenet)

Bulletin Boards

Environmental Information on the Internet for Free

Regulatory Information

Chemical-Specific Information

Water Information

Land/Soil Information

Air Information

Hazardous Waste Information

Release and Risk Information

General Environmental Information

Environmental Information on the Internet for a Fee

Counterpoint

Dun & Bradstreet

Knight-Ridder/Dialog

Lexis-Nexis

West Publishing

EPA's Solid Waste Management BBS

EPA'S NPIRS

Glossary

Appendix

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW034000
LAW / Environmental
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General