Title: German Environmental Information Network (gein®) 
Resource Type: software --> database 
Country: Germany 
Language(s): English
Year: 2004 
Availability: Since Jan, 1st, 2003 gein® is maintained and developed by the Coordination Center UDK/gein on the basis of the administrative agreement UDK/gein. Niedersächsisches Umweltministerium - Coordination Center UDK/gein Archivstrasse 2 D-30167 Hannover Tel.: +49 (0)511 120-3480 Fax: +49 (0)511 120-3697 Email: kug@numis.niedersachsen.de Web: http://www.udk-gein.de/ 
Producers or distributor Umweltbundesamt 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Web link for product information: http://www.gein.de/servlets/TextSearch?lang=en  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Brownfields
Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Contaminated land-->stats, registers, inventories etc
Diffuse pollution-->Diffuse pollution overview
Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Soil-->Soil Overview
Water and sanitation-->Water and sanitation Overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Long description: The German Environmental Information Network (gein®) brings together a wide range of information currently distributed across many different web sites run by public organisations in Germany, such as environmental authorities, agencies and ministries at the federal and Land (state) levels. It acts as an information broker for environmental information in Germany, or - as gein® claims for itself: as 'the portal for environmental issues'. gein® presents 89 suppliers of environmental information from governmental authorities and other public institutions at the federal and Land levels. This offer encompasses more than 180,000 individual Web pages and numerous database interfaces (dynamic Web content). gein® offers several possibilities for finding information: - simple text search - search using special terms (thesaurus), by topic, area and time - 'topic' pages assembled by environmental topics - latest news and data. 
Submitted By: Maike Hauschild WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 18/11/2004

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