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April 2004

Welcome to the Newsletter.

This is a 100% opt in Newsletter that provides environmental professionals with a Canadian perspective on environmental resources that are available and other topics of interest. This month's topic is Environmental Software. The May Newsletter will focus on Green Procurement and the June issue will highlight some of the latest programs, products, and news related to Energy Efficiency and Conservation.

Environmental Software

- New: Environmental Software Section added to
- Introduction
- Choosing an Environmental Software Solution
- Directory of Environmental Software:


New: Environmental Software Section added to
A section dedicated to showcasing Environmental Software has been added to the Enviro Topics area of Check this section often as products, case studies, independent reviews and other information will be highlighted here.


The right software solution can streamline business practices by optimizing the collection, storage, analysis and reporting of data, which can result in more effective communication of this information across an organization as well as more cost-effective systems.

A wide range of software is currently available for almost every type of environmental activity including facility environmental management and compliance systems; modelling software for air, water, and emergency response; geographic information systems; sustainability software, and more.

Choosing an Environmental Software Solution
A software solution should be chosen based on the project objectives as well as the organization's budget, timeline, human resources, and systems currently in place. Click Here for a checklist of points to consider when evaluating the costs and fit of environmental software to your organization's needs.

Directory of Environmental Software

A directory of environmental software solutions is provided below. Fully evaluating software is key to ensuring that the chosen solution effectively achieves the desired objectives. Many of the products have online demonstrations and further information regarding all companies and products listed below can be found through the Environmental Software Category of the Marketplace. Also, keep checking our new Environmental Software section as product showcases, case studies and other information will be highlighted there.

Note: does not certify that this is a complete list of software or necessarily endorse any of the products mentioned herein. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to review the products for suitability to their requirements.

Earthguard Environmental Group Inc. - sophMOD; sophEIS
Engconsult Limited - BREEZE�
Lakes Environmental Software - Air Dispersion and Risk Assessment Solutions
Nexus Solutions - CEMCoRe; CEMView
Odotech Inc. - Tropos Impact; PolAir

Chemical Management/Asbestos/WHMIS

LEHDER Environmental Services

LEHDER Environmental Services has created MSDSWorld� to provide a complete electronic solution for efficiently creating, managing and distributing your Material Safety Data Sheets, MSDSs. Our goal is to take the pain out of MSDS management and distribution for you.

Whether you have 5 or 5,000 MSDSs we have a solution that is right for you. From authoring to web hosting of MSDSs we offer a complete outsourcing package. MSDSWorld� services are provided by LEHDER�s integrated team of scientists, technologists, industrial hygienists and information specialists.

Other companies/software:
Pinchin Environmental Ltd. - Hazardous Materials Inventory System (HMIS) - Hazmat Inspector / Asbestos Trakker

Environmental Management/Compliance

LEHDER Environmental Services

LEHDER EHS Information Management Service (LEIMS)
Industrial facilities today are faced with the challenge of collecting, storing, managing, and evaluating an immense amount of environmental, health and safety data. The LEHDER EHS Information Management Service (LEIMS) can assist facility personnel to manage their facility�s EHS data and turn it into information used to make decisions.

Other companies/software:
Earthguard Environmental Group Inc. - sophEIS
Envirochem Services Inc. - eDICTS�, eSAM; ePAS; eDICTS� PAPER; eMON; eCOP; eDM
Envista Technologies Inc. - Envista Enterprise Suite
GemTeck Environmental Software Ltd. - EQWin
Genus Resource Management Technologies Inc. - Genus Environment� ; Genus Resources�
Novatek International - Nova-Lims

Environmental Site Assessment
GAEA Technologies - Pocket ESA

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Mapping
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates - e:DAT Web�; e:DAT�
Compusult Limited - Data Management & GIS Solutions
ESRI Canada - GIS software and tools
Genus Resource Management Technologies Inc. - Genus GEO �
GeoGraphs Systems Corporation - GeoFlash Pro; GeoFlash; SliceMap
Nobility Inc. - Nobility Escort
Viewscape3D Graphics Ltd

* Also browse the Geographic Information Services/Products Category of our Environmental Marketplace.

Groundwater/Borehole Logs/Geology

Earthfx Inc.

Earthfx Inc. Solutions:
Sitefx Groundwater Data Management System (GDMS)
EarthFX has developed an environmental data model with a groundwater monitoring focus that has been used successfully for a number of projects in Ontario. The data model has been adopted by the York-Peel-Durham groundwater management team where is holds data for about 200,000 wells, climate stations and other monitoring locations, plus in excess of 10 million temporal reading of water quality and level. Click Here for more information

Viewlog is an advanced 3D groundwater GIS, built to allow the user to reassemble geologic data for analysis with real-time read/write connections to multiple external databases. It includes a suite of geo-statistical interpolation tools (including advanced 3D fault krigging), and can be fitted with the Web Viewer option. Click Here for more information.

Web Server
EarthFX offers a web server package based on key features of SiteFX and Viewlog. The web server is current used by the United States Geological Survey (Louisiana) and the York-Peel-Durham groundwater group. Click Here for more information.

Other companies/software:
GAEA Technologies - WinLoG; pocket WinLog; WinFence; POLLUTEv6; MIGRATEv9
Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc. - Groundwater Modelling/Geology/Borehole log solutions

Industrial Monitoring and Control/SCADA
Gedden Inc. - Environmental Data Management System
CadhamHayes Systems Inc - NewLeaf �
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates - e:Monitor�; openRTU�
Trihedral Engineering Limited - VTScada�, Visual Tag System�
Vestigo Corporation - Online Inventory Management Service

ISO 14000
Intelex Technologies Inc.

Intelex Environmental Management System
The Intelex Web Based Environmental Management System is the cutting edge in enterprise environmental and health and safety management, featuring an entirely web based interface and functionality that addresses users at all levels of the organization.

Managing environmental and safety performance requires a comprehensive approach. An organization must carefully consider and control its activities to ensure all regulatory and corporate requirements are met. The Intelex System has been designed to assist organizations in accounting for, streamlining and driving management process improvement.

The Intelex systems also draw upon the structures of the proven ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 international standards for Environmental and Health and Safety Management, containing configurable modules that address each of the requirements of these standards.


Management Horizons

Conformance Check
Auditing tools to manage and track your company's conformance to EHS Regulatory and Management System Requirements �.. designed by auditors for auditors. Click Here for more information.

Other companies/software:
Amadeus International Inc. - eQCM�; eQRP�
GAGE environmental management Inc. - EMSTutor�
Greenware Environmental Systems Inc. - ISO 14000 EMS Series; Perform Series; GreenWare Auditor
Oxegen Inc. - Oxegen Environmental Management System (EMS)

Laboratory Management/Analysis
Assaynet Inc. - LIMS2000; QC+;
Man-Tech Associates Inc. - PC-TitratIon Plus

Envision Sustainability Tools - QUEST (Regional sustainability planning tool)
Torrie Smith Associates - Greenhouse Gas Strategy Software

InCoreTec Incorporated
Jasco Research Ltd.

Surface Water/Storm Water
Alan A. Smith Inc. - MIDUSS
Envirochem Services Inc. - eDM
Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc. - SMS
XP Software - XP-SWMM; XP-Storm; XP-SOBEK; XP-RatHGL

Waste Management/Tracking
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates - CRA Waste Manager�

Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Management
Enviromega Inc. - Toxchem+; WatPro; SEAM; STORMAX
Hydromantis, Inc. - GPS-X; CapdetWorks; ARTS; ParaMetra
WaterTrax - online services

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