California Environmental Protection Agency

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Air Toxicology and Epidemiology Database

Industry:

Environmental sciences; State regulatory agency.

Challenge: Organize huge volumes of raw data gathered from environmental monitoring for use by scientists performing analyses of toxic emissions.
Solution: A custom-developed relational database with data entry validation, reporting and ad-hoc query tools.
Customer Benefits: Improved staff productivity and data processing efficiency;
Increased data quality and consistency;
Better access to data for scientists and researchers.

Key Technologies:

Microsoft Foxpro cross-platform (Macintosh and Windows);
Custom programming to link database to toxicology analysis software.