SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., 6 October 2004 — Locus Technologies (Locus), the leader in environmental information management, today announced that it…
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.
The main problem with environmental management is the vast quantity of data generated for and by analysis. The parameters for any given investigation can be numerous: There are 127 on the EPA list of priority pollutants alone. A new computer system moves data from the database to commercially available graphics software without operator intervention.