Environmental Online Communication

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Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 13, 2004 - Computers - 298 pages
This book brings together high quality articles exploring the design, implementation, management, funding, promotion and evaluation of networked information systems that advocate sustainability and the protection of natural ecosystems. Case studies of deployed and planned information systems complement theoretical work on the methodological, technological and organizational foundations of environmental online communication.

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Contents

Environmental Information Systems and the Concept of Environmental Informatics
3
Mobile Access to Environmental Information
11
EnviWeb and Environmental Web Services Case Study of an Environmental Web Portal
21
Web Coverage of Renewable Energy
25
Online Communication for Environmental Fundraising
35
How a Small Environmental Group Uses the Web to Inform and Promote Action A Content Analysis
45
Usability Evaluation of an Environmental Web Site and its Support of the Organizations Mission and Goals
53
EPS Global Media Network Exploring the Boundaries of Sustainable Education
63
System Architecture and Maintenance of the Ecoradar Web Portal
147
Environmental Investment Sites Sector Analysis and Development of GreenMoneyat
161
How to Provide Customized Environmental Reports Properly
173
Harmonizing Document Type Definitions for Corporate Environmental Reports
183
Environmental Information Practices in the Chemical Industry
187
Epistemic Communities and Online Environmental Data Systems
199
Communication Process Analysis in Virtual Communities on Sustainable Development
209
Online Tools for a Sustainable Collaborative Economy
221

An Online Community of Learners in Rural Regional and Remote Australia
75
Selfassessment of Consumptive Behavior Based on Material Intensity
79
Biodiversity and the Internet Building and Using the Virtual World Museum
91
Climatepredictionnet A Global Community for Research in Climate Physics
101
Web Portal and Markup Language for Collaborative Environmental Research
113
Webbased Exploration of Environmental Data and Corresponding Metadata in Particular Lineage Information
127
Sharing Environmental Maps on the Web The Austrian EnviroMap System
133
CBNRM Net From Managing Natural Resources to Managing Ecosystems Knowledge and People
235
Patterns of Internet Use by Coastal Managers Results of a Survey
251
Bibliography
259
Online Resources
287
Index
291
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