College for Professional Studies
MS Computer and Information Technology
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
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
© Kent Thomas
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Thomas, Kent M., "Participation in the Environmental Information Exchange Network Using the National Emission Inventory Dataflow" (2007). Student Publications. 101.