By Ralf Denzer (auth.), Ralf Denzer, David A. Swayne, Martin Purvis, Gerald Schimak (eds.)
Environmental Informatics (or Enviromatics) is a maturing topic with interdisciplinary roots in desktop technological know-how, environmental making plans, ecology, economics and different similar components. Its practitioners needs to be ready to paintings with many different specialist teams. It varieties the root for computer-assisted environmental defense.
This booklet comprises an edited model of papers provided on the third foreign Symposium on Environmental software program platforms (ISESS '99), which used to be held on the collage of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, from August 30 to September 2, 1999, and used to be subsidized by way of the foreign Federation for info Processing (IFIP). The textual content is split into six sections:
- Enviromatics - advent;
- Environmental concerns;
- Environmental details platforms - instruments and methods;
- Environmental details structures - Implementations;
- Environmental selection help platforms;
- Specialised themes.
This cutting-edge quantity should be crucial interpreting for desktop scientists and engineers, ecologists, and environmental planners and managers.