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Environmental Online Communication

  • Arno Scharl
  • Brings together web development & its applications, environmental online communication & case studies from various current & planned projects

  • This consolidation of fragmented literature is much needed

  • Case studies of deployed systems & projects in development - among them leading scientific simulations & corporate portals

  • Detailed investigations of state-of-the-art technologies

  • An international & diverse set of authors


Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Raising Environmental Awareness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Public Access to Environmental Information

      1. Kostas Karatzas, Asteris Masouras, Athina Kaprara, Anastasios Bassoukos, Ioannis Papaioannou, Theodora Slini et al.
        Pages 3-9
      2. Jörg Westbomke, Michael Haase, Renate Ebel, Dieter Lehne
        Pages 11-20
      3. Arno Scharl
        Pages 25-34
    3. Online Advocacy

    4. Environmental Education

  3. Environmental Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Data Sharing and Distributed Internet Computing

      1. Edward O. Wiley, A. Townsend Peterson
        Pages 91-99
      2. David A. Stainforth, Myles R. Allen, David Frame, Jamie Kettleborough, Carl Christensen, Tolu Aina et al.
        Pages 101-112
      3. Xiaorong Xiang, Gregory Madey, Yingping Huang, Steve Cabaniss
        Pages 113-126
    3. Geographically Referenced Data

  4. Corporate Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Sustainability and Social Responsibility

      1. Rudolph Braun, Werner F. Schulz, Helmut Krcmar, Markus Russ, Sebastian Maute, Benjamin Hermann et al.
        Pages 147-160

About this book


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.


Community Internet Usability Web Wireless biodiversity calculus communication ecosystems environmental science information system networks online organization sustainable development

Editors and affiliations

  • Arno Scharl
    • 1
  1. 1.Business SchoolThe University of Western AustraliaCrawleyAustralia

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