NLM® Resource Update TOXMAP: New Health Data, Roads
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TOXMAP now contains updated cancer and other mortality data. TOXMAP also now shows more detailed roads at a variety of map scales. (Roads and other reference data can be hidden from maps via the "Other Data" subtab.)
Other recent changes include:
- Facility details include latitude/longitude and links to Google Maps
- Redesigned Search and Set Region pages
- Added "go to" page number for search results
- Added aggregate release data values in downloadable Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) facility data
- Added HTML site map
- Added Income 2003 demographic layer
- Added ability to link directly to site details (all map types)
TOXMAP is a Geographic Information System (GIS) from the Division of Specialized Information Services of the US National Library of Medicine that uses maps of the United States to help users visually explore data from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Toxics Release Inventory and Superfund Program.
NLM® Resource Update TOXMAP: New Health Data, Roads. NLM Tech Bull. 2008 Jan-Feb; (360):e10.