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News ESdat Offers Environmental Standards Compiled In Excel Format.

ESdat, Environmental Database Management Software, offers environmental standards in Excel format for both users and non-users of the software. The online environmental standards provide professionals with links to the publishers, and the original standards documents compiled into Excel for ease of use.

Assessment of soil, water and air quality often requires environmental regulatory compliance checks against one or more local, national, or international environmental standards that specify a maximum or minimum concentration that should occur for a compound. There are often dozens of compounds to be measured making the task quite complex.

At a practical level this is made more difficult as both the data collected and the environmental standards, by which they are measured come in a large variety of formats such as data files like Excel for the former and text documents like PDF's for the latter. To make the comparison and find environmental regulatory compliance and exceedances can be time consuming and difficult for scientists and engineers, involving a long series of cut and pasting and Excel model building.

When used with ESdat users can automatically import laboratory, field, logger, historical or other data, and select the guidelines against which the data is to be compared. Exceedances of these guidelines can be flagged on either tables, graphs or maps, by font or background colouring or highlighting.

ESdat Environmental Data Management Software is a specialist environmental database management system which is mainly used by environmental consultants who specialise in contaminated and industrial sites, as well as groundwater investigations and landfill regulatory compliance. Esdat is developed by Earth Science Information Systems (EScIS).

A recent survey on Esdat users found 100% of environmental professionals save time with Esdat environmental data software. Time savings that were being typically experienced were most impressive. Over 50% of the respondents to the survey achieved time savings of at least 40% with the minimum time savings across the board being at least 20%.

For more information please see the complete and latest listing of environmental standards at the ESdat website

About Us

Earth Science Information Systems (EScIS) develop ESdat a specialist environmental database management system, for use by environmental consultants and site managers, particularly those concerned with contaminated / industrial sites, groundwater investigations, landfill and regulatory compliance.

ESdat allows for efficient importing from a range of systems or data sources into a central environmental database; provides data comparison and analysis, comprehensive reporting, and integration with other software. The system also performs QA analysis and has automatic data validation checks.

The ESdat software is the leading application in its class, and is used by many of the world’s leading environmental consultancies and site holders.

Contact information Earth Science Information Systems (EScIS) (email:
Phone: +61 2 8875 7948
News type Inbrief
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Source of information ESdat
Keyword(s) Environmental Standards, Environmental Data Management Software , GIS Environmental, GIS Groundwater, GIS Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Database, Groundwater Software
Geographical coverage All,
News date 11/10/2011
Working language(s) ENGLISH