Engineers and geologists have better things to do than run down all the various bits of information needed to keep a site moving toward closure and monitoring. And, in engineering offices, Web services are a leading candidate to provide them with easy access to all kinds of data.
Locus manages environmental data for thousands of environmental sites via our online environmental database (EIM). We have to address the issues resulting from years of data collection from multiple sources on multiple platforms every day. Internet technology using Web Services and XML can bring disparate and dispersed data sources together for effortless tracking of and access to information.