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Government Information: Science & Technology: EPA

Databases & Software

  • Managing Environmental Information - Systems related to how we organize information, rather than the information itself.
  • Consumer Information - Programs to help you protect the environment.
  • Media-Specific - Find databases and tools that apply to specific environmental media (e.g. water, air, land, pesticides).
  • Integrated Media - Find tools that address the relationships of all environmental media.
  • Geographic Information Systems - Information about systems and software used to support mapping of environmental data.
  • Technical Tools - Find tools to assist in modeling environmental conditions, assessing water quality and more.
  • Environmental Data and Tools for Scientific Inquiry - Explore these environmental databases and scientific tools to learn more about chemical risks and conditions of the environment, whether locally or for the whole nation.
  • Enforcement and Compliance with Regulations
  • Data Finder

    Data Finder

    Data Finder is a single place to find EPA's data sources so people can access and understand environmental information.

    Common Data Finder Topics

    Air Quality
    Climate Change
      Hazardous Waste
    Health Assessment
    Health Effects
    Health Risks
      Soils & Land
    Surface Water

    EPA Science and Technology

    ThumbnailU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970. to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal  Research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. EPA's mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment—air, water, and land—upon which life depends.


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    Lucy Duhon
    The University of Toledo
    Carlson Library
    2801 W. Bancroft St. (MS #509)
    Toledo, OH 43606 USA
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