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IEc's experience in analyzing and addressing complex environmental issues and the development of decision support tools (or knowledge-based systems), provides a unique perspective in solving challenging issues. To help our clients analyze information and make informed decisions, our staff employ the latest technologies, including customized databases, web-based tools, GIS models, and software programming.

Our tools inform policy decisions and assist clients and stakeholders in collecting useful information, analyzing diverse data including comprehensive datasets and supplemental information based upon personal knowledge and/or business models, and fully exploring the consequences of potential decisions. They also assist clients in identifying the many variables and interdependencies involved in modeling systems.

Our applications facilitate:
  • Scenario Modeling;
  • Response Optimization;
  • Spatial and Temporal Analysis;
  • Data Visualization; and
  • Data Gap Analysis.

Specialty Areas
> Economic Modeling
> Financial Modeling
> Web-Based Tools

Related Areas
> Information Management
> Spatial Analysis
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EXAMPLE PROJECT
For the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team, IEc is developing indicators to illustrate the co-occurrence of fishing effort and large whales that may become entangled in fishing gear.
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Numerous IEc staff specialize in this area. Please use the links on the left hand navigation to learn more about us and our services.