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TOXMAP




TOXMAP is a Geographic Information System (GIS) from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) that uses maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s [1] Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) (http://www.epa.gov/tri/) and [2] Superfund Programs (http://www.epa.gov/superfund/index.htm).

Additional recommended knowledge

The data shown in TOXMAP comes from:

  • EPA Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) [3]
  • EPA Superfund Program/CERCLA [4]
  • NLM Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)[5]
  • NLM TOXLINE (Toxicology Bibliographic Information)[6]
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR [7]
  • National Atlas of the United States of America (USGS)[8]


There is no advertising on the site and TOXMAP does not endorse companies or products.

Notes


    References

      • Hochstein C, Szczur M. TOXMAP: A GIS-based gateway to environmental health resources. In: Thomas C; Standards for Success: GIS for Federal Progress and Accountability. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press; 2006.
      • Hochstein C, Szczur M. "TOXMAP: a GIS-based gateway to environmental health resources.". Med Ref Serv Q. 2006 Fall;25(3):13-31. PMID: 16893844 [10]
      • Hochstein C, Arnesen S, Goshorn J. "Environmental health and toxicology resources of the United States National Library of Medicine." Med Ref Serv Q. 2007 Fall;26(3):21-45. PMID: 17915629 [11]

      See also

      • US National Library of Medicine [12]
       
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