Enviroinformatics

 
Spatiotemporal Mapping/Analysis

Spatiotemporal mapping and analysis of multivariate environmental, demographic, socioeconomic, behavioral & public health data

Computational Analysis Tools

ResourceDeveloper
Agent Analyst ("Agent Based Modeling Extension for ArcGIS")University of Redlands, Argonne National Laboratory
ANTHROPAC ("program for cultural domain analysis")Analytic Technologies
Arc Hydro (ArcGIS add-in to support geospatial and temporal data analyses)Esri
ArcGIS (geographical information system mapping and visualization)Esri
ArcPadEsri
BMElib ("MATLAB toolbox of modern spatiotemporal geostatistics implementing the Bayesian Maximum Entropy theory")Marc Serre, University of North Carolina
CAMEO MARPLOT (Mapping applications for response, planning, and local operational tasks)USEPA and NOAA
CartoDBVizzuality team
CartographicaClueTrust
CartoMobileClueTrust
CropScape ("crop-specific land cover data layer created annually for the continental United States")USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Didger ("geoprocessing and data conversion tool")Golden Software Inc.
DIVA-GIS ("mapping and geographic data analysis")DIVA-GIS development team
EJView ("mapping tool [...] to create maps and generate detailed reports based on the geographic areas and data sets")USEPA
Encom Discover ("desktop Geographical Information System")Encom and Pitney Bowes
Encom Discover PA - Encom Discover Profile Analyst Encom and Pitney Bowes
Encom QuickMag ("magnetic modeling package")Encom and Pitney Bowes
Envision ("A spatially explicit, distributed, multiagent-based framework for policy assessment and alternative futuring")Envision development team, Oregon State University
EnvStats - Package for Environmental Statistics, including US EPA GuidanceS.P. Millard
EQuIS ("Environmental data management")EarthSoft Inc.
ERDAS Imagine ("geospatial data authoring system, supplies tools for [...] Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry and GIS needs")Hexagon Geospatial
European AirBase reporting stationsEuropean Environment Agency
EVS Pro - Environmental Visualization System Pro - 3D MappingC Tech
GME - Geospatial Modelling EnvironmentSpatial Ecology LLC
Google Earth Pro ("3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making")Google
Google Map Maker ("allows [...] to add and update geographic information for [...] users to see in Google Maps and Google Earth")Google
GRASS GIS - Geographic Resources Analysis Support System Geographic information systemOpen Source Geospatial Foundation
GS+ ("Geostatistics for the Environmental Sciences")Gamma Design Software
GSLIB - Geostatistical Software LibraryStanford University
HADCM3 - Hadley Centre Coupled ModelThe Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research and USEPA
IDEA - Infusing satellite Data into Environmental air quality ApplicationsNASA- EPA-NOAA partnership
LandViewUS Census Bureau
MapBoxMapBox team
MapInfo Professional ("desktop mapping application")MapInfo and Pitney Bowes
MapInfo Vertical Mapper ("tool for geospatial data analysis")MapInfo and Pitney Bowes
MATSim - Multi-Agent Transport SimulationI.L.S.T.S., Technische Universität Berlin; I.T.P.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich and Senozon
OpenStreetMap ("OpenStreetMap is [...] data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world")OpenStreetMap team
Ortelius (mapping software for Mac OS X)Mapdiva, LLC
PostGIS ("Spatial and Geographic objects for PostgreSQL")OSGeo Project
QGIS (“Create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial information”)QGIS development team
RETIGO - REal TIme GeOspatial viewer ("web-based tool for researchers and citizen scientists to explore their air measurements")USEPA
SimCLIM ("software package [...] to facilitate climate risk and adaptation assessments")CLIMsystems Ltd.
SimCLIM for ArcGIS / Climate ("add-in [...] to produce spatial images of climate change")CLIMsystems Ltd.
SimCLIM for ArcGIS / Marine ("add-in [...] to explore the impacts of climate change on marine biogeochemical cycles")CLIMsystems Ltd.
STEM - Spatiotemporal Epidemiological ModelerEclipse
TopoToolbox ("MATLAB program for the analysis of digital elevation models")TopoToolbox development team
VegScape - Vegetation Condition ExplorerUSDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
VERDI - Visualization Environment Rich Data InterpretationArgonne National Laboratory, USEPA, and CMAS Center
Worldmapper ("collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest")Worldmapper Team

Information Portals and Databases

ResourceDeveloper
ADB - Assessment Database ("database application for tracking water quality assessment data")USEPA
AERONET - AErosol RObotic NETwork dataAERONET
AHS - American Housing SurveyUS Census Bureau
AirBase ("European air quality database")European Environment Agency and European Topic Centre on Air Pollution and Climate Change and Mitigation (ETC/ACM)
AIRMEX (European Indoor Air Monitoring and Exposure Assessment Project database)European Commission, JRC, IHCP
American Communities ProjectAmerican Communities Project, American University, Washington, DC
AQS - Air Quality SystemUSEPA
Atlas of United States MortalityCDC
Cancer Mortality MapsNCI (National Cancer Institute), NIH
CDC WONDER - Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic ResearchCDC
Census of AgricultureUSDA NASS
CEP - Cumulative Exposure ProjectUSEPA
CGD - Customized Geographic DatabaseBiota of North America Program (BONAP)
CHSI - Community Health Status IndicatorsCDC
CPS - Current Population SurveyUS Census Bureau
Digital Elevation DataUSDA NRCS
Disease Maps 2012US Geological Survey
DIVA-GIS (GIS data by country)DIVA-GIS development team
EMAP - Environmental Monitoring and Assessment ProgramUSEPA
Esri Business AnalystEsri
GADM database of Global Administrative AreasGADM development team
GeoLytics Demographics Estimates/ ProjectionsGeoLytics, Inc.
Health Indicators WarehouseNational Center for Health Statistics
HealthMapBoston Children's Hospital
Index Mundi - MapsIndexMundi development team
Interactive Lyme Disease MapCDC
Italian demographics dataISTAT
LandScan USAOak Ridge National Laboratory
LULC - Land Use and Land CoverUS Geological Survey
MapUSA - Human mapping projectJohn Logan
MesoWest (Current and archived weather observations and summaries from across the United States)Dept. of Atmos. Sci., University of Utah
MODIS Satellite Land, Ocean, Atmosphere ProductsNASA
NACJD - National Archive of Criminal Justice DataICPSR, University of Michigan
NADP - National Atmospheric Deposition ProgramNational Atmospheric Deposition Program
NAPA - North American Plant AtlasBiota of North America Program (BONAP)
NATA - National Air Toxics AssessmentsUSEPA
National Atlas (service will be removed on September 30, 2014)United States Department of the Interior
National Geochemical SurveyUS Geological Survey
NAWQA - National Water-Quality Assessment ProgramUS Geological Survey
NCHS - National Center for Health Statistics DataCDC
NCI State Cancer ProfilesNCI (National Cancer Institute), NIH
NED - National Elevation DatasetUS Geological Survey
NGA - National Geochemical AtlasUSGS
NHAPS - The National Human Activity Pattern SurveyUSEPA
NHPN - National Highway Planning NetworkUS Department of Transportation
NLCD - National Land Cover DatasetUS Geological Survey
NMFS - National Marine Fisheries ServiceNOAA
NWIS - National Water Information SystemUS Geological Survey
OpenStreetMap ("OpenStreetMap is [...] data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world")OpenStreetMap team
READY - Real-time Environmental Applications and Display sYstem (Current and forecast meteorological data; Archived data also available)Air Resources Laboratory, NOAA
Soil Data Mart (see Web Soil Survey)USDA NRCS
SSURGO - Soil Survey Geographic DatabaseUSDA NRCS
Statistical AbstractUS Census Bureau
STATSGO/ U.S. General Soil MapUSDA NRCS
STORET - STOrage and RETrievalUSEPA
Taxonomic Data CenterBiota of North America Program (BONAP)
TIGER - Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and ReferencingUS Census Bureau
US Census Population DatabaseUS Census Bureau
US Economic CensusUS Census Bureau
US Health Map (Interactive Health Trends Map of US at County level for both Genders)Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Weather Underground (Current and historical weather forecasts and reports from across the world)The Weather Channel, LLC
Web Soil SurveyUSDA
WebGIS (A Geographic Information System Resource)Lakes Enviornmental Software
WHO Global Health Observatory Map GalleryWorld Health Organization (WHO)
WQN - Water Quality NetworkUS Geological Survey
Release Mapping/Modeling

Mapping or modeling environmental releases of chemical, biological and radiological agents

Computational Analysis Tools

ResourceDeveloper
ALOHA - Areal Locations of Hazardous AtmospheresNOAA
ALOHA (Areal Locations of Hazardous Atmospheres) ArcMap Import ToolsUS NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
BEIS - Biogenic Emission Inventory SystemUSEPA
CAMEO MARPLOT (Mapping applications for response, planning, and local operational tasks)USEPA and NOAA
DMR Pollutant Loading Tool - Discharge Monitoring Report Pollutant Loading ToolUSEPA
EMS-HAP - Emissions Modeling System for Hazardous PollutantsUSEPA
Envirofacts (provides environmental information at a local area of interest)USEPA
Enviromapper for Envirofacts ("provides […] information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the US")USEPA
EnvStats - Package for Environmental Statistics, including US EPA GuidanceS.P. Millard
EQuIS ("Environmental data management")EarthSoft Inc.
IDEA - Infusing satellite Data into Environmental air quality ApplicationsNASA- EPA-NOAA partnership
i-SVOC ("application for dynamic modeling of the emissions, transport, sorption, and distribution of semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in the indoor environment")USEPA
LandGEM - Landfill Gas Emissions ModelUSEPA
MCIP - Meteorology-Chemistry Interface ProcessorUSEPA
MEGAN - Model of Emissions of Gases and Aerosols from NatureNCAR Earth System Laboratory
MOBILEUSEPA
MOVES - Motor Vehicle Emission SimulatorUSEPA
SMOKE - Sparse Matrix Operator Kernel EmissionsCMAS Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
TANKSUSEPA
TOXMAPDivision of Specialized Information Services, US National Library of Medicine

Information Portals and Databases

ResourceDeveloper
ACRES - Assessment, Cleanup and Redevelopment Exchange SystemUSEPA
Agricultural Chemical Use DatabaseNational Agricultural Statistics Service
AirDataUSEPA
AIRMEX (European Indoor Air Monitoring and Exposure Assessment Project database)European Commission, JRC, IHCP
AIRS/AFS - Air Facility SystemUSEPA
AQS - Air Quality SystemUSEPA
ATTAINS - Assessment, TMDL Tracking and ImplementatioN SystemUSEPA
BEACON - Beach Advisory and Closing On-line NotificationUSEPA
BELD - Biogenic Emissions Landuse DatabaseUSEPA
CERCLIS - Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information SystemUSEPA
Chemical Data ReportingUSEPA
CTEPP - Children's Total Exposure to Persistent Pesticides and Other Persistent Organic PollutantsUSEPA
ECHO - Enforcement and Compliance History OnlineUSEPA
EMAP - Environmental Monitoring and Assessment ProgramUSEPA
FRS - Facility Registry SystemUSEPA
GWA - Ground Water AtlasUS Geological Survey
HPD - Household Products DatabaseNational Library of Medicine
ICIS - Integrated Compliance Information SystemUSEPA
Information Collection Rule Drinking Water Microbial And Disinfection Byproduct InformationUSEPA
IUR data - Inventory Update Reporting dataUSEPA
NASQAN - National Stream Quality Accounting NetworkUS Geological Survey
NATA - National Air Toxics AssessmentsUSEPA
National Geochemical SurveyUS Geological Survey
NAWQA - National Water-Quality Assessment ProgramUS Geological Survey
NCFAP Pesticide Use DatabaseNational Center for Food and Agricultural Policy (NCFAP)
NEI - National Emissions InventoryUSEPA
NPIRS - National Pesticide Information Retrieval SystemPurdue University
NRWQC - National Recommended Water Quality CriteriaUSEPA
NSQS - National Sediment Quality SurveyUSEPA
OECD Existing Chemicals DatabaseOECD Secretariat
PCS-ICIS - Permit Compliance System and Integrated Compliance Information SystemUSEPA
Pollen.com (National Allergy Forecast & Information About Allergies)IMS Health Inc.
PollenLibraryIMS Health Inc.
RCRAInfoUSEPA
SIDS - Screening Information DatasetUNEP
SRD - Source Ranking DatabaseUSEPA
SSTS - Section Seven Tracking SystemUSEPA
STORET - STOrage and RETrievalUSEPA
TRI - Toxics Release InventoryUSEPA
Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring dataUSEPA
USGS Pesticide Use DatabaseUS Geological Survey
WQN - Water Quality NetworkUS Geological Survey
Environmental Fate and Transport

Environmental fate and transport characterization

Computational Analysis Tools

ResourceDeveloper
3DFEMWATER/ 3DLEWASTE - Three-Dimensional Finite Element Model of Water Flow/ Three-Dimensional Lagrangian-Eulerian Finite Element Model of Waste TransportUSEPA
Acts/ Risk - Analytical Contaminant Transport Analysis System/ Health Risk Analysis SoftwareM. M. Aral et al., Georgia Institute of Technology, GA
AERMOD - AMS/EPA Regulatory ModelUSEPA
AGDISP - AGricultural DISPersalUSDA Forest Service
AgDRIFTUSEPA, USDA Forest Service and Spray Drift Task Force
AGWA - Automated Geospatial Watershed AssessmentUSEPA, USDA and University of Arizona
ALOHA - Areal Locations of Hazardous AtmospheresNOAA
ALOHA (Areal Locations of Hazardous Atmospheres) ArcMap Import ToolsUS NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
AQTESOLV - AQuifer TEst SOLVerHydroSOLVE, Inc.
AQUATOX ("simulation model for aquatic systems")USEPA and R. Park, Ecomodeling
AquiferWin32ESI Ltd.
ASPEN - Assessment System for Population Exposure NationwideUSEPA
BASINS - Better Assessment Science Integrating point & Non-point SourcesUSEPA
CALPro (CALPUFF, CALMET)Atmospheric Studies Group at TRC
CalTOXCalifornia DTSC
CAMx - Comprehensive Air Quality Model with ExtensionsEnviron
CE-QUAL-W2U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Portland State University
ChemStat ("statistical analysis of ground water monitoring data at RCRA facilities")Starpoint Software Inc.
CMAQ - Community Multi-scale Air Quality modeling systemCMAS Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
COMMUTERUSEPA
DFLOWUSEPA
DMR Pollutant Loading Tool - Discharge Monitoring Report Pollutant Loading ToolUSEPA
EFDC - Environmental Fluid Dynamics CodeVirginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary (J. M. Hamrick) and USEPA
EMSOFT - Exposure Model for Soil-Organic Fate and TransportRTP
EnvStats - Package for Environmental Statistics, including US EPA GuidanceS.P. Millard
EPANET ("Models the Hydraulic and Water Quality Behavior of Water Distribution Piping Systems")USEPA
EPI - Estimation Program Interface Suite - suite of physical/chemical property and environmental fate estimation programsUSEPA
EQuIS ("Environmental data management")EarthSoft Inc.
EXAMS - Exposure Analysis Modeling SystemUSEPA
FACT - Flow And Contaminant TransportSavannah River Technology Center and US DOE
FIRST - FQPA Index Reservoir Screening ToolUSEPA
FOCUS - FOrum for Co-ordination of pesticide fate models and their USeFOCUS team, EU Commission
FRAMES-3MRA - Multimedia, Multi-pathway, Multi-receptor Exposure and Risk AssessmentUSEPA
GARR - Gross Alpha Radium RegulationUSEPA
GasSim ("simulates the fate of landfill gas arising from managed or unmanaged landfill sites")Golder Associates and Environment Agency of England and Wales
GBPCALC - Gross Beta Photon CalculatorUSEPA
GENEEC2 - Generic Estimated Environmental ConcentrationUSEPA
GMS - Groundwater Modeling SystemAquaveo
Groundwater Vistas ("3D groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling, calibration and optimization using the MODFLOW suite of codes")Groundwater Vistas development team
HPAC - Hazard Prediction and Assessment CapabilityDTRA - Defense Threat Reduction Agency
HSPF - Hydrological Simulation Program - FORTRANUSEPA
HYPACT - Hybrid Particle And Concentration Transport ModelATMET
HYSPLIT - Hybrid Single Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory ModelNOAA Air Resources Laboratory
IAQX - Simulation Tool Kit for Indoor Air Quality and Inhalation ExposureUSEPA
IGSM - Integrated Global System ModelMIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and USEPA
IsoConcUSEPA
IsoSourceUSEPA
i-SVOC ("application for dynamic modeling of the emissions, transport, sorption, and distribution of semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in the indoor environment")USEPA
KABAM - Kow (based) Aquatic BioAccumulation ModelUSEPA
LSPC - Loading Simulation Program in C++USEPA
MAGICC/SCENGEN - Model for the Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Induced Climate Change/Scenario GeneratorNational Center for Atmospheric Research
MEASURE - Mobile Emissions Assessment System for Urban and Regional EvaluationGeorgia Institute of Technology and USEPA
MENTOR-1A - Modeling ENvironment for TOtal Risk studies in a One Atmosphere settingComputational Chemodynamics Laboratory
MENTOR-4M - Modeling ENvironment for TOtal Risk studies for Multiple co-occurring contaminants and Multimedia, Multipathway, Multiroute exposuresComputational Chemodynamics Laboratory
MEPAS - Multimedia Environmental Pollutant Assessment SystemPacific Northwest National Laboratory
MESOPUFF - Mesoscale Puff ModelUSEPA
MINTEQA2USEPA and Jerry Allison, Computer Sciences Corp.
MM5 or PSU/NCAR mesoscale modelPennsylvania State University National Center for Atmospheric Research
Models-3 Technical Support ForumCMAS Center
ModflowUS Geological Survey
MT3DMS - Modular 3-D Multi-Species Transport model (previously MT3D)S.S. Papadopulos & Associates, Inc. and USEPA
NWPCAM - Nation Water Pollution Control Assessment ModelUSEPA
P2P - Pollution Prevention Progress (see TRACI)USEPA
PCRAMMETUSEPA
PEARL - Pesticide Emission Assessment at Regional and Local scales, GeoPEARLAlterra, PBL and RIVM
PFAM - Pesticides in Flooded Application ModelUSEPA
PRZM - Pesticide Root Zone ModelUSEPA
PRZM/EXAMS ShellUSEPA
PRZM-GWUSEPA
QUAL2E (Enhanced Stream Water Quality model)Tufts University and USEPA
QUAL2K - River and Stream Water Quality ModelUSEPA
QUIC - Quick Urban & Industrial ComplexLos Alamos National Laboratory
RAMS - Regional Atmospheric Modeling SystemATMET, LLC
REMSAD - Regional Modeling System for Aerosols and DepositionICF Consulting
RESRAD - RESidual RADioactiveArgonne National Laboratory
RPM-AERO (Modelling platform for studying photochemical gaseous and aerosol phase processes)Computational Chemodynamics Laboratory
R-UNSATUSGS
SCIPUFF - Second-order Closure Integrated PUFF ModelTitan Products
SIP - Screening Imbibition Program ("model to estimate chemical exposure from drinking water alone in birds and mammals")USEPA
SMS - Surface Water Modeling SystemCoastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
SWCC - Surface Water Concentration CalculatorUSEPA
TerrPLANTUSEPA
Tier 1 Rice Model ("estimate surface water exposure from the use of pesticides in rice paddies")USEPA
TOXSWA - TOXic substances in Surface WAtersTOXSWA team
TRACI - Tool for the Reduction and Assessment of Chemical and other Environmental Impacts (previously, P2P)USEPA
UAM-V - Urban Airshed Model-VICF International and USEPA
UnmixUSEPA
USEtox - UNEP-SETAC (Life Cycle Initiative) ToxUSEtox development team
VLEACHDynamac Corporation and USEPA
WASP - Water Quality Analysis Simulation ProgramUSEPA
WATERSHEDSS - WATER, Soil, and Hydro- Environmental Decision Support SystemNorth Carolina State University and USEPA
WhAEM2000USEPA
WMS - Watershed Modeling SystemAquaveo
WRF - The Weather Research & Forecasting ModelWRF Consortium
WRF User's ForumWRF User's Forum Team
WRF-Chem - WRF weather prediction coupled with chemistryWRF-Chem development team

Information Portals and Databases

ResourceDeveloper
ADB - Assessment Database ("database application for tracking water quality assessment data")USEPA
ARS Water databaseUSDA-ARS Hydrology Laboratory
ASOS/AWOS - Automated Surface and Weather Observing SystemsFAA
EFDB - Environmental Fate Data BaseSRC Inc
iemHUB ("online community resource for those involved in the development, evaluation, and application of environmental models")iemHUB team
MesoWest (Current and archived weather observations and summaries from across the United States)Dept. of Atmos. Sci., University of Utah
NCDC - NOAA National Climatic Data CenterNOAA
NWS - National Weather ServiceNOAA
Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring dataUSEPA
Weather Underground (Current and historical weather forecasts and reports from across the world)The Weather Channel, LLC