First Advisor

Nims, Michael

Second Advisor

Graham, Cory


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

MS Computer and Information Technology


School of Computer & Information Science

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

68 pages


The objective of this project is to develop a relational database housing meteorological data used in direct support of emergency response activities for an atmospheric consulting firm, hereon referred to by the pseudonym WindInc. The intent is to demonstrate to WindInc how a relational database system would be superior to their present flat-file approach by providing the flexibility, performance, and reliability needed to meet their ever-increasing business demands, while simultaneously boosting the performance of their atmospheric dispersion modeling system.

Date of Award

Fall 2006

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

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