Sponsor: Kontrollstelle fuer Chemiesicherheit, Gift, und Umwelt Country: Switzerland Domain: Technological Risk Assessment and Management Duration: 1994 -- Volume: ATS 660,000
Development of an information system for hazardous substances and chemical risk management and communication for the City and Kanton of Basel. The system integrates data bases on enterprises and hazardous chemicals with a local, city scale GIS and offers numerous access, sorting and display mechanisms for risk information, assessment results, and public risk communication.
Sponsor: State Institute for Environmental Health (RIVM) Country: The Netherlands Domain: Technological Risk Assessment and Management Duration: 1993 -- Volume: ATS 3,200,000
A continuation of the original VROM project started in 1986 by the Ministry for Housing, Physical Planning and the Environment. The system is in daily, operational use at RIVM, consulting for VROM.
Sponsor: National Water Commission, Queretaro Country: Mexico Domain: Water Resources Management Duration: 1994 Volume: ATS 6,000,000
A river basin information and management system,
based on the EUREKA projects, with an application to Lerma River.
The system combines GIS, and an object-oriented data base, a river network
editor and scenario manager, and several simulation models, including
rainfall-runoff modeling, water resources management, and a stochastic
surface water quality model.
Sponsor: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi Country: Kenya (UN) Domain: State-of-the Environment Reporting Duration: 1993 - 1994 Volume: ATS 2,530,000
A multi-media information system for state of the Environment Reporting, implemented for the ESCAP (Asia-Pacific) region in collaboration with GRID Bangkok. Based on Agenda 21, the system includes a global/regional GIS numerous data bases on national level indicators, and an expert system for the assessment of issues from Agenda 21.
Sponsor: Thames Water International, Reading Country: United Kingdom Domain: Water Resources Management Duration: 1992 - 1994 Volume: ATS 4,900,000
A river basin information and management system, developed within the framework of the EUREKA EU-487 project; case study application to the River Thames, England. The system combined GIS, and object-oriented data base, and several simulation models, including ground water and surface water pollution, water resources management, rainfall-runoff modeling, irrigation water demand estimation, and environmental impact assessment for reservoir projects.
Sponsor: City of Vienna, Environmental Protection Division (MA 22) Country: Austria Domain: Urban Air Pollution Duration: 1991 Volume: ATS 400,000
Implementation of a Gaussian air quality model, based on the EPA ISC model for multiple point- and area sources, with short- and long-term simulation model, integrated GIS and emission data base, and embedded expert system for the estimation of unmeasured emissions.
The model also installed, in a parallel project, in the City of Ostrava,
Sponsor: Swedish Board of Agriculture Country: Sweden Domain: Water Quality Management Duration: 1991 Volume: ATS 380,000
National level GIS and agricultural data base with an expert system for
the assessment of water quality impacts of agricultural policy.
Sponsor: Regional Environmental Institute, Usti Country: Czechoslovakia Domain: Air Pollution Management Duration: 1991 Volume: ATS 2,200,000
Development of regional and local air quality
management model system, including a GIS, short- and long-term Gaussian
simulation model, a three layer dynamic FE model, and an optimization
component for the design of pollution control strategies. The air pollution
models include an embedded expert systems for the estimation of emissions.
Sponsor: Delft Hydraulics Country: The Netherlands Domain: Coastal Water Quality Management Duration: 1991 Volume: ATS 500,000
Implementation of two models (2D vertically integrated coastal
hydrodynamics and a particle tracking water quality model) developed by
Delft Hydraulics, for the analysis of coastal pollution from waste
outfalls in a case study of Swansea Bay.
Sponsor: Austrian Research Foundation, Nationalbankstiftung Country: Austria Domain: Artificial Intelligence, Operations Research Duration: 1989 - 1992 Volume: ATS 1,473,000
Several basic research projects in the area of applied
artificial intelligence (automatic learning) and multi-criteria decision
support for discrete alternatives, and economic extensions to the rule-based
EIA expert system.
Sponsor: Mekong Secretariat, Bangkok Country: Thailand Domain: Environmental Impact Assessment Duration: 1989 - 1990 Volume: ATS 2,625,000
A rule-based expert system coupled to GIS and data bases,
for screening level environmental impact assessment (EIA), based on the
Asian Development Bank Environmental Guidelines Series for water resources
Sponsor: Dutch Railways, VROM Country: The Netherlands Domain: Transportation Noise Management Duration: 1989 - 1990 Volume: ATS 1,615,000
GIS based mapping of railway noise, railway noise data base.
Sponsor: City of Hanover, Umweltamt Country: Germany Domain: Urban Environmental Management Duration: 1988 - 1990 Volume: ATS 2,980,000
Design and prototype implementation of a modular urban
environmental information system as a framework for numerous models and
data bases. The prototype included a basic GIS, a data base on enterprises
potentially contaminated sites, and a dynamic 2D finite-element groundwater
flow and transport model, developed by the University of Hanover.
Sponsor: National Transportation Safety Institute, Paris Country: France Domain: Transportation Risk Assessment Duration: 1988 - 1989 Volume: ATS 600,000
Development of a GIS based transportation risk
assessment and optimization model for the region of Haute Normandie,
including a detailed graph-based road characteristics data base.
Sponsor: SANDOZ AG, Basel Country: Switzerland Domain: Industrial Risk Assessment Duration: 1988 Volume: ATS 400,000
Development of a process-plant and city scale system of
models (Gaussian, dynamic finite elements) for heavy gas dispersion
modeling, coupled to a hierarchical GIS for plant and city scales,
and a chemicals inventory data base. Demonstration prototype level.
Sponsor: Bureau of Reclamation, Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Country: USA Domain: Water Pollution Control Duration: 1987 - 1990 Volume: ATS 3,952,000
Interactive modeling systems for surface and groundwater
pollution control, including multi-criteria decision support components;
developed in close collaboration with the University of Boulder, Colorado.
Sponsor: State Science and Technology Commission, Beijing Country: People's Republic of China Domain: Regional Development Planning, Resource Management Duration: 1985 - 1987 Volume: ATS 4,824,000
An integrated decision support system for regional
development planning on a five-year plan scale, implemented for Shanxi
Province, PRC. The system combined several data bases on socio-economic
topics and indicators with a number of simulation and optimization models,
including water resources, mining, pollution control, industrial
production optimization, input-output modeling, transportation planning,
etc, in a rule-based expert systems framework.
Sponsor: Ministry for Housing, Physical Planning and the Environment (VROM) Country: The Netherlands Domain: Technological Risk Assessment and Management Duration: 1986 - 1993 Volume: ATS 19,230,000
Project involved several generations of risk assessment
software in support of the EC's Post Seveso Directive. Includes a GIS with
land use and political information, population, and risk objects; data bases
on hazardous installations, chemicals; and models for surface water quality,
air pollution, and transportation risk assessment.
As of 1993, the project is being continued under sponsorship from RIVM,
State Institute for Public and Environmental Health.
Sponsor: Joint Research Centre of the CEC, Ispra Country: Italy Domain: Technological Risk Assessment, Hazardous Substances Duration: 1985 - 1987 Volume: ATS 4,450,000
An information system to support the EEC Post-Seveso
Directive on Hazardous Industrial Installations; integrates data bases on
industries, chemicals, and waste streams with assessment model for air,
surface, and groundwater, a transportation risk analysis module, and a
process plant simulator. European scale.
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