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Information Systems for Sustainable Development - Lorenz Hilty

Information Systems for Sustainable Development

Hardcover Published: 2004
ISBN: 9781591403425
Number Of Pages: 398

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"Information Systems for Sustainable Development provides the reader with a unique survey of information systems projects contributing to sustainable development in the private and public sectors, as well as with the conceptual and methodological background of such information systems. The reader will find examples of inspiring applications based on a broad range of ICT platforms, ranging from Web-based technologies to remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

EPE according to ISO 14031 : concept, experience, and revision issuesp. 1
Life cycle assessment databases as part of sustainable development strategies : the example of ecoinventp. 15
Ecoinvent database : quality control and user interfaces for a web-based life cycle assessment databasep. 25
Organisation models and information systems for production-integrated environmental protection (OPUS)p. 39
Integration of material flow management tools in workplace environmentsp. 47
Eco-efficient controlling of material flows with flow cost accounting : ERP-based solutions of the ECO rapid projectp. 62
Advanced middleware for eScience applied to environmental integrated systemsp. 76
Linking economic optimisation and simulation models to environmental material flow networks for ecoefficiencyp. 94
Virtual networking without a backpack? : resource consumption of information technologiesp. 109
A social context model for discussion process analysisp. 128
E-organization and the sustainable information societyp. 146
Corporate sustainability reporting : a case for the Internetp. 164
Web portals : a tool for environmental managementp. 213
From "industrial symbiosis" to "sustainability networks"p. 229
Information systems for co-operative procurement of organic food as a basis for decentralised eco- villagesp. 243
ORISS : a web-based carpooling systemp. 260
Citizen-centered environmental information dissemination via multiple information channelsp. 277
Accessing public sector environmental data and information : development and demonstration of a national portalp. 291
The integration of safety, environmental and quality management systemsp. 304
Support of integrated management systems by the use of in-plant information, management and monitoring systemsp. 317
Remote monitoring of nuclear power plants in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germanyp. 333
Development of a decision support tool for technological risk management with remote sensing and GISp. 342
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ISBN: 9781591403425
ISBN-10: 1591403421
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 398
Published: 2004
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.95