1st Edition

Environmental Management Tools on the Internet
Accessing the World of Environmental Information





ISBN 9781574440591
Published August 15, 1996 by CRC Press
184 Pages

USD $150.00

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Book 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.

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

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Reviews

"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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