Databases and Software
Alphabetical List of Databases and Software
- Find directories of systems and software to download for use in the
home or office.
Media Specific - Find databases and tools that
apply to specific environmental media (e.g. water, air, land, pesticides)
Integrated Media - Find tools that address
the relationships of all environmental media.
Geographic Information Systems - Information about
systems and software used to support mapping of environmental data.
Technical Tools - Find tools to assist in
modeling environmental conditions, assessing water quality and more.
Environmental Test Methods & Guidelines
- Test methods found on the Agency Web site and sources for acquiring
test methods from the EPA.
EPA Models - Models are used to increase the
level of understanding about natural systems and the way in which they
react to varying conditions.
Enforcement and Compliance History
Online (ECHO) - Go to database to search for facilities in your community
to see if an agency has conducted air, water or hazardous waste compliance
inspections, violations were found, or enforcement actions were taken.
Envirofacts - A national information
system that provides a single point of access to data extracted from seven
major EPA databases.
Environmental Data Registry -
A data registry which allows you to retrieve information about the data
elements used in selected EPA systems.
Environmental Information Management
System - Access to descriptive information (metadata) for data sets,
databases, documents, models, projects, and spatial data.
Integrated Risk Information System
(IRIS) - The Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), prepared and
maintained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), is
an electronic data base containing information on human health effects
that may result from exposure to various chemicals in the environment.
Registry for EPA Applications and
Databases (READ) - The Registry for EPA Applications and Databases
(READ) is a catalogue of the Agency's diverse information resources, including
computer application systems, databases, and models.
Science Inventory - A searchable
Agency-wide catalog of science activities and scientific and technical
work products (for example, risk assessments, technical studies and guidance,
Substance Registry System
(SRS) - The Substance Registry System (SRS) provides information on
substances (e.g., chemicals, biological organisms) and how they are represented
in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and information
Surf Your Watershed - A service
to help you locate, use, and share environmental information on your watershed
Terminology Reference System
(TRS) - The Terminology Reference System (TRS) has been created as
a single resource of environmental terminology for the Agency by compiling
collections of terms from EPA and other sources.
to My Environment - Use interactive maps and tools to answer popular
questions about environmental conditions affecting air, land and water
in your community; and learn what is being done locally to protect the