Environmental information is usually generated in a specific context for
specific uses, such as science, environmental regulations, or commerce.
This balkanization of concepts, semantics, and access is is the product
of centuries of treating the environment as a divisible commodity. This
reductionism represents an endemic component of the ongoing environmental
"crisis". Deep Information represents a fundamentally differenrt integrative
alternative. It has three elements: Shared, continuous knowledge
building of environmental processes including human activities; Open, plural
information generation, analysis, and dissemination; and Downstream enduser
orientation with particular empasis onregional and local governments, communities,
and landowners/facility managers.
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