First Advisor

Hart, Douglas

College

College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Computer and Information Technology

School

School of Computer & Information Science

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

86 pages

Abstract

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state environmental agencies have implemented a large nationwide system termed the Environmental Information Exchange Network, intended to consolidate and standardize the mechanism in which environmental data is exchanged between states, EPA, and other environmental organizations. The Exchange Network infrastructure is based on XML, Web services, and the Internet. The State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has an interest in participating in the Exchange Network. This project involves creation of software to extract, transform, validate, and submit DEC's air emissions data to EPA through the Exchange Network. Development of this software also represents a case study of the viability, benefits, and problems when transitioning an existing data exchange to a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

Date of Award

Spring 2007

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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