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Environmental Informatics as a New Discipline of Applied Computer Science

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For many years, computer-based systems for processing environmental information have been developed in environmental protection and environmental research. A broad range of applications in environmental research and protection is covered by these systems, including monitoring and control, information management, data analysis, as well as planning and decision support. A new discipline, known as Environmental Informatics, is emerging which combines computer science topics such as data base systems, geographic information systems, modeling and simulation, computer graphics, user interface design, knowledge processing, and neural networks, with respect to their application to environmental problems.

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  • Geographic Information System
  • Environmental Information
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Sector
  • Environmental Informatics

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Hilty, L.M., Page, B., Radermacher, F.J., Riekert, WF. (1995). Environmental Informatics as a New Discipline of Applied Computer Science. In: Avouris, N.M., Page, B. (eds) Environmental Informatics. EUROCOURSES, vol 6. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-1443-3_1

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