Outline of an environmental information system.

  title={Outline of an environmental information system.},
  author={A S Fraser and Kelly Hodgson},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  volume={36 3},
The development of an environmental information system necessitates a phased implementation approach. Phase 1 includes the elements that are traditionally viewed as comprising monitoring and assessment activities. Analysis tools for interpretive work are identified including statistics, modelling, and GIS. Phase 2 follows the information flow beyond project reporting to examine the process of decision making. The inclusion of other forms of knowledge beyond the strictly scientific is necessary… CONTINUE READING