Sustainable management of water resources based on web services and distributed data warehouses

Dale Dzemydiene, Saulius Maskeliunas, Kim Jacobsen

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    Abstract

    Sustainable management of water resources is multidimensional and complex process often requires the incorporation of efforts of many impacts and responsibilities of concerning institutions. This research work is devoted for developing of web service based Water Resource Management Information System (WRMIS). The WRMIS has been developed in accordance with the European Union Water Framework: Directive and EIONET ReportNet infrastructure requirements to environmental water sector reporting by EU member states. It is realised as a web portal where users can receive information on environmental water sector, combining data from the participating data warehouses and giving an opportunity to extract useful information by the available functions and tools. The WRMIS portal allows the access to information of data warehouses on the surface water quality in rivers and lakes, ground water, and point sources (emissions). A detailed description of the main components of the Water Resource Management Information System, is given, the advantages of Web Service-based solution are presented, and the direction of a further WRMIS development in the future is shown.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)38-50
    Number of pages13
    JournalTechnological and Economic Development of Economy
    Volume14
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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    Keywords

    • Environmental information system
    • Sustainable water recourse usage
    • Water resource management

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Finance

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